Encyclopedia of the American Indian Movement (Movements of the American Mosaic)

  • Publish Date: 2013-04-09
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Bruce E. Johansen

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A vivid description of the people, events, and issues that forever changed the lives of Native Americans during the 1960s and 1970ssuch as the occupation of Alcatraz, fishing-rights conflicts, and individuals such as Clyde Warrior.


Compares American Indian content to Black, Latino, and Asian civil-rights movements at the same historical era

Relates the activities of the American Indian Movement to those of many regional groups that were active at the same time

Draws connections between activities in the 1960s and 1970s to outcomes today, such as a ban on Navajo uranium mining, development of reservation infrastructure, and reclamation of many Native languages

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