George Pierre Castile

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State and Reservation

The University of Arizona Press

Ten original essays focus on the rise, change, and persistence of the Native American reservation system. Contributors drawn from history, anthropology, sociology, and political science offer divergent points of view buttressed by historical and ethnographic case studies. Together, these articles suggest that the time has come—

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To Show Heart

The University of Arizona Press

Federal policy toward Native Americans has fluctuated wildly in the twentieth century. Washington long envisioned that Indians would be assimilated into American culture—until FDR's New Deal introduced tribal self-government. Then, during the Truman and Eisenhower administrations, its goal became the termination of federal ...

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Taking Charge

Native American Self-Determination and Federal Indian Policy, 1975–1993

The University of Arizona Press
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Persistent Peoples

Cultural Enclaves in Perspective

The University of Arizona Press

What constitutes a people? Persistent Peoples draws on enduring groups from around the world to identify and analyze the phenomenon of cultural enclavement. While race, homeland, or language are often considered to be determining factors, the authors of these original articles demonstrate a more basic common denominator: a continuity of common identity in resistance to absorption by a dominant surrounding culture.

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Taking Charge

The University of Arizona Press

The Indian Self-Determination Act of 1975 sought to restore self-government to peoples whose community affairs had long been administered by outsiders. This book explores whether that bold ambition was actually realized. Taking Charge is a sequel to the author's landmark work To Show Heart, which examined Indian policy through 1975.

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