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All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life

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Publisher Comments:

This eagerly awaited non-fiction debut by acclaimed Native environmental activist Winona LaDuke is a thoughtful and in-depth account of Native resistance to environmental and cultural degradation.

LaDuke's unique understanding of Native ideas and people is born from long years of experience, and her analysis is deepened with inspiring testimonies by local Native activists sharing the struggle for survival.

On each page of this volume, LaDuke speaks forcefully for self-determination and community. Hers is a beautiful and daring vision of political, spiritual, and ecological transformation.

All Our Relations features chapters on the Seminoles, the Anishinaabeg, the Innu, the Northern Cheyenne, and the Mohawks, among others.

"One of the pleasures of reading All Our Relations is discovering the unique voices of Native people, especially Native women, speaking in their own Native truths."-Women's Review of Books

"...as Winona LaDuke describes, in moving and often beautiful prose, [these] misdeeds are not distant history but are ongoing degradation of the cherished lands of Native Americans."-Public Citizen News

"...a rare perspective on Native history and culture."-Sister to Sister/S2S

"Hers is a beautiful and daring vision of political, spiritual, and ecological transformation. All Our Relations is essential reading for everyone who cares about the fate of the Earth and indigenous peoples."-Winds of Change

"No ragtag remnants of lost cultures here. Strong voices of old, old cultures bravely trying to make sense of an Earth in chaos."-Whole Earth

Synopsis:

A beautiful and daring vision of spiritual and environmental transformation from our country's leading Native environmental

About the Author

LaDuke is a well-know Native American organizer, environmentalist, and author. She teaches Native Environmentalism at the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Akwesasne: Mohawk mothers' milk and PCBs — Seminoles: at the heart of the Everglades — Nitassinan: the hunter and the peasant — Northern Cheyenne: a fire in the coal fields — Nuclear waste: dumping on the Indians — White Earth: a lifeway in the forest — Buffalo nations, buffalo peoples — Hawai'i: the birth of land and its preservation by the hands of the people — NativeSUN: determining a future — The seventh generation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780896085992
Author:
LaDuke, Winona
Publisher:
South End Press
Author:
Winona LaDuk
Author:
LaDuke, Winona
Author:
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Location:
Cambridge, MA :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Real Estate
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Legal status, laws, etc.
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Real Estate - General
Subject:
Human ecology -- North America.
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Land tenure.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 Maps
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.4 x 0.6 in 10 oz

Related Subjects

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Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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