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An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz ; adapted by Jean Mendoza and Debbie Reese.

Mendoza, Jean, (adapter.). Reese, Debbie, 1959- (adapter.). Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1938- Adaptation of (work): Indigenous peoples' history of the United States. (Added Author).

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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

"Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity. The original academic text is fully adapted by renowned curriculum experts Debbie Reese and Jean Mendoza, for middle-grade and young adult readers to include discussion topics, archival images, original maps, recommendations for further reading, and other materials to encourage students, teachers, and general readers to think critically about their own place in history" --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA 970.004 Dun (Text) 35178001804130 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 03/20/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807049396
  • ISBN: 0807049395
  • Physical Description: ix, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-241) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: This land -- Follow the corn -- Culture of conquest -- Cult of the covenant -- Bloody footprints -- The birth of a nation -- Jefferson, Jackson, and pursuit of indigenous homelands -- Sea to shining sea -- Indigenous lands become "Indian country" -- The persistence of sovereignty -- Indigenous action, indigenous rights -- Conclusion: "Water is life" : indigenous resistance in the twenty-first century.
Summary, etc.:
"Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity. The original academic text is fully adapted by renowned curriculum experts Debbie Reese and Jean Mendoza, for middle-grade and young adult readers to include discussion topics, archival images, original maps, recommendations for further reading, and other materials to encourage students, teachers, and general readers to think critically about their own place in history" --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Indians of North America > Historiography > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America > Colonization > Juvenile literature.
Indians, Treatment of > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
United States > Colonization > Juvenile literature.
United States > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > Juvenile literature.

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