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Hippies, Indians, and the Fight for Red Power.

By: Smith, Sherry L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012Description: 1 online resource (280 p.).ISBN: 9780199855605.Subject(s): Alcatraz Island (Calif.) -- History -- Indian occupation, 1969-1971 | Church work with Indians -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Counterculture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Indian activists -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1934- | Indians of North America -- Politics and government | Protest movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Social movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Wounded Knee (S.D.) -- History -- Indian occupation, 1973Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hippies, Indians, and the Fight for Red PowerDDC classification: 323.1197 LOC classification: E98.T77 S57 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Salmon Wars of the Pacific Northwest; 2. The California Scene; 3. Politics, Parks, and Alcatraz; 4. Back to the Land; 5. From Coast to Coast; 6. On to Wounded Knee; Epilogue; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: Through much of the 20th century, federal policy toward Indians sought to extinguish all remnants of native life and culture. That policy was dramatically confronted in the late 1960s when a loose coalition of hippies, civil rights advocates, Black Panthers, unions, Mexican-Americans, Quakers and other Christians, celebrities, and others joined with Red Power activists to fight for Indian rights.In Hippies, Indians, and the Fight for Red Power, Sherry Smith offers the first full account of this remarkable story. Hippies were among the first non-Indians of the post-World War II generation to se
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Salmon Wars of the Pacific Northwest; 2. The California Scene; 3. Politics, Parks, and Alcatraz; 4. Back to the Land; 5. From Coast to Coast; 6. On to Wounded Knee; Epilogue; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

Through much of the 20th century, federal policy toward Indians sought to extinguish all remnants of native life and culture. That policy was dramatically confronted in the late 1960s when a loose coalition of hippies, civil rights advocates, Black Panthers, unions, Mexican-Americans, Quakers and other Christians, celebrities, and others joined with Red Power activists to fight for Indian rights.In Hippies, Indians, and the Fight for Red Power, Sherry Smith offers the first full account of this remarkable story. Hippies were among the first non-Indians of the post-World War II generation to se

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Sherry L. Smith is University Distinguished Professor of History and Associate Director of the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University. She is the author of Reimagining Indians: Native Americans through Anglo Eyes, 1880-1940 (OUP, 2000); The View from Officers' Row: Army Perceptions of Western Indians; and Sagebrush Soldier: William Earl Smith's View of the Sioux War of 1876.

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