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Author Shreve, Bradley Glenn, 1970-

Title Red power rising : the National Indian Youth Council and the origins of Native activism / Bradley G. Shreve ; foreword by Shirley Hill Witt

Publ Info Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Prov.  E98 .T77 S49 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E98.T77 S49 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series New directions in Native American studies ; v. 5
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.247- 260) and index
Contents "Freedom for our people" : foundations of a movement -- "We are born at a time when the Indian people need us" : the Regional Indian Youth Council -- "Nationalism is a journey, a journey from hope into fear" : the Workshop on American Indian Affairs -- "We believe in a future with high principles derived from the values and beliefs of our ancestors" : the founding of the National Indian Youth Council -- "The time comes when we must take action!" : the fish-in campaign and the rise of intertribal direct action -- "We cannot be afraid of power; we must use it" : the growth of Red power militancy -- "Slug them in the mouth or shoot them" : reform, revolt, and reorganization in the NIYC -- "The National Indian Youth Council is a process, not an event" : continuity and transformation in the 1970s and beyond
LC subject Indians of North America -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
National Indian Youth Council -- History -- 20th century
Indian activists -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century
Indian youth -- Southwest, New -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century
Indian students -- Southwest, New -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century
Student movements -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century
Decolonization -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780806141787 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0806141786 (hardcover : alk. paper)