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Indian Country, God"s Country Native Americans And The National Parks by Philip Burnham

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Property & real estate,
  • Property, real estate, land & tenancy law,
  • Native Americans,
  • Industries - Park & Recreation Management,
  • Land Tenure Systems,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Native American,
  • North America,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Relocation,
  • Land Use,
  • Government relations,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Indians, Treatment of,
  • Land tenure

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8611674M
ISBN 10155963667X
ISBN 109781559636674

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The conflict over Indian Country sparked crises for both Natives and Americans. In the end, the experience of intercultural encounter and conflict over land produced religious transformations on both sides. This book focuses on Kiowa Indians during Americans’ hundred-year effort to acq.   Indian Country, God's Country: Native Americans and the National Parks by Philip Burnham.   Jennifer Graber, The Gods of Indian Country: Religion and the Struggle for the American West. and more on the book here. Further reading: Richard Callahan, Jr. ed., New Territories, New Perspectives: The Religious Impact of the Louisiana Purchase (). This edited volume looks at cultural and religious legacies of the Louisiana Purchase. The story of national parks and Indians is, depending on perspective, a costly triumph of the public interest, or a bitter betrayal of America's native Indian Country, God's Country historian Philip Burnham traces the complex relationship between Native Americans and the national parks, relating how Indians were removed, relocated, or otherwise kept at arm's length from lands that became some of .

"In Indian Country, God's Country historian Philip Burnham traces the complex relationship between Native Americans and the national parks, relating how Indians were removed, relocated, or otherwise kept at arm's length from lands that became some of our nation's most hallowed ground."--Jacket.   videos Play all Country Music Playlist - Top New Country Songs - Best Country Hits Right Now Maven Records Brothers Osborne - It Ain't My Fault (Official Video) - . In The Gods of Indian Country, Jennifer Graber tells the story of the Kiowa Indians during Anglo-Americans' hundred-year effort to seize their homeland. Like Native people across the American West, Kiowas had known struggle and dislocation before. This book, “Indian Country,” is a sequel of sorts (actually a prequel) to “People’s Republic,” and it succeeds in being the rare sequel that is even better than its predecessor. At its heart, Indian Country is black comedy as cautionary tale, with a bunch of guns and killing thrown in/5.