Synopses & Reviews
The new book, America is Indian Country: Opinions and Perspectives from Indian Country Today, pulls together the best of the editorials and perspectives featured since 2000. Featuring a preface from former Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, the book explores a diverse range of issues, including sovereignty, the influence of gaming on reservations, contemporary Indian culture and the political influence of Indians. Reading this book, one quickly understands the importance of American Indians in modern American culture, and the success of the re-emerging American Indian world
The best articles, Op-Ed pieces, and political cartoons from the renowned newspaper Indian Country Today offer an unparalleled American Indian perspective on important world issues.
About the Author
José Barreiro, Ph.D., senior editorial advisor to Indian Country Today, is one of the nation's leading scholars in American Indian policy, journalism, and publishing. For 18 years, his dedicated efforts helped forge the American Indian Program at Cornell University, where he served as associate director and editor-in-chief of Akwe:kon Press and its journal, Native Americas. Tim Johnson, executive editor of Indian Country Today, is a communications manager and strategist who has launched or remodeled three of the leading and most influential American Indian publications in the country. For more than 20 years, he has written, edited, and published extensively on a range of American Indian issues.