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American Indians in a Modern World

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Published by AltaMira Press .
Written in English

  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Social Science / Native American Studies,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10896959M
    ISBN 100759111707
    ISBN 109780759111707

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American Indians in a Modern World examines the persistence of American Indian culture in a world of explicit antagonism and rapid modernization. Surveying the many facets of Indian life, from tribal ceremonies to Indian humor and gaming tables, Donald L.

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American Indians in a Modern World examines the persistence of American Indian culture in a world of explicit antagonism and rapid modernization. Surveying the many facets of Indian life, from tribal ceremonies to Indian humor and gaming tables, Donald L.

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