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The Encyclopedia of Native American Biography: Six Hundred Life Stories of Important People, from Powhatan to Wilma Mankiller

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Publisher Comments:

This wide-ranging and reliable encyclopedia offers the most up-to-date information on prominent and lesser-known Native American military leaders, chiefs, shamans, explorers, scientists, athletes, inventors, artists, writers, and political activists, as well as on a select number of significant non-Indians (from Benjamin Franklin to Marlon Brando). Sample entries include Big Foot, Black Elk, Cochise, Cornplanter, Crazy Horse, Vine Deloria, Jr., Michael A. Dorris, Louise Erdrich, Geronimo, Louis Hall, Chief Joseph, Lame Deer, Russell Means, Osceola, Ely Parker, Leonard Peltier, Plenty Coups, Pocahontas, Red Cloud, Will Rogers, Wendy Rose, John Ross, Sacajawea, Sequoyah, Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Jim Thorpe, Victorio, Wooden Leg, and over 550 others. Together, they comprise a startling and unforgettable mosaic of nearly four centuries of Native American history.

Book News Annotation:

Johansen (communication and Native American studies, U. of Nebraska) profiles prominent and lesser-known Native American military leaders, chiefs, shamans, explorers, scientists, athletes, inventors, artists, writers, and political activists. There are a few entries about non-Indians such as Benjamin Franklin and Marlon Brando. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306808708
Author:
Johansen, Bruce Elliott
Author:
Grinde, Donald A.
Author:
Johansen, Bruce E.
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Publication Date:
19980821
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.16x7.36x1.24 in. 1.80 lbs.

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