Native American Testimony by Peter Nabokov
A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present

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In a record spanning five centuries of interchange, this history of native American and white relations moves from encounters with early explorers and settlers to the present-day growth of Indian power and concerns.
 

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Becky Matthews teaches history at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Peter Nabokov is Professor of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the author of "Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior" (Nebraska 1982) and other works.
 
Published December 1, 1991 by Viking Adult. 496 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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if we find your preaching does them good and makes them honest and less disposed to cheat Indians, we will then consider again what you have said."" Soon, though, this becomes a history of wars--a Cheyenne, 18 during the battle of the Little Big Horn, describes scalping a bearded white man and of...

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One hundred and sixty years later, an anonymous Oklahoma Indian says, ``When the white man landed on the moon, my father cried...I told him there weren't any Indians on the moon, so stop crying.

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Anthropologist Nabokov reorganizes and expands his 1978 book of the same title, a compelling alternative view of U.S. history from the Native American point of view.

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Anthropologist Nabokov ( Two Leggings ) here reorganizes his impressive 1978 book of the same title and expands it with additional material on relations between Native Americans and whites to cover the reservation period of the mid-1800s to the present.

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