Reviews

Author: 
Clyde Ellis, Luke Ellis Lassiter, Gary H. Dunham, eds.
Reviewer: 
Megan L. MacDonald

MacDonald on Ellis and Lassiter and Dunham, 'Powwow'


Clyde Ellis, Luke Ellis Lassiter, Gary H. Dunham, eds. Powwow. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. vii +309 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-6755-8.

Reviewed by Megan L. MacDonald (American Studies Program, Purdue University)
Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2007)

Pan-Indian or Intertribal: The Identity of Powwow Dancing

Author: 
Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Robbie Ethridge, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tyler Boulware

Boulware on Pluckhahn and Ethridge, 'Light on the Path: The Anthropology and History of the Southeastern Indians'


Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Robbie Ethridge, eds. Light on the Path: The Anthropology and History of the Southeastern Indians. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006. xi + 283 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5287-5; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1500-9.

Reviewed by Tyler Boulware (Department of History, West Virginia University)
Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2007)

Author: 
Greg O'Brien
Reviewer: 
Michelene Pesantubbee

Pesantubbee on O'Brien, 'Choctaws in a Revolutionary Age, 1750-1830'


Greg O'Brien. Choctaws in a Revolutionary Age, 1750-1830. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xxvii +166 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-8622-1.

Reviewed by Michelene Pesantubbee (Department of Religious Studies, University of Iowa)
Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2007)

The New Leaders

Author: 
Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Robbie Ethridge, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tyler Boulware

Boulware on Pluckhahn and Ethridge, 'Light on the Path: The Anthropology and History of the Southeastern Indians'


Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Robbie Ethridge, eds. Light on the Path: The Anthropology and History of the Southeastern Indians. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006. xi + 283 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5287-5; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1500-9.

Reviewed by Tyler Boulware (Department of History, West Virginia University)
Published on H-AmIndian (February, 2007)

Author: 
Robert C. Galgano
Reviewer: 
Robert Jackson

Jackson on Galgano, 'Feast of Souls: Indians and Spaniards in the Seventeenth-Century Missions of Florida and New Mexico'


Robert C. Galgano. Feast of Souls: Indians and Spaniards in the Seventeenth-Century Missions of Florida and New Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. xii + 212 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-3648-4.

Reviewed by Robert Jackson (Office of Federal Acknowledgment, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2007)

Author: 
Brewster E. Fitz
Reviewer: 
Sharon Holm

Holm on Fitz, 'Silko: Writing Storyteller and Medicine Woman'


Brewster E. Fitz. Silko: Writing Storyteller and Medicine Woman. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. xii + 288pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3584-7.

Reviewed by Sharon Holm (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2007)

Textual Healing: The Syncretic World View of Leslie Marmon Silko

Author: 
James B. LaGrand
Reviewer: 
Dave Beck

Beck on LaGrand, 'Indian Metropolis: Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-1975'


James B. LaGrand. Indian Metropolis: Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-1975. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2002. xii + 284 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02772-7; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07296-3.

Reviewed by Dave Beck (Native American Studies Department, University of Montana)
Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2006)

Author: 
David La Vere
Reviewer: 
Jahue Anderson

Anderson on Anderson, 'The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing in the Promised Land, 1820-1875' and La Vere, 'The Texas Indians'


Gary Clayton Anderson. The Conquest of Texas: Ethnic Cleansing in the Promised Land, 1820-1875. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. 494 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3698-1.David La Vere. The Texas Indians. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004. xiv + 383 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-301-7.

Author: 
Daniel Heath Justice
Reviewer: 
Phillip Round

Round on Justice, 'Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History'


Daniel Heath Justice. Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006. xvi + 277 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4639-5.

Reviewed by Phillip Round (Department of English, University of Iowa)
Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2006)

Author: 
Kathy M'Closkey
Reviewer: 
Orit Tamir

Tamir on M'Closkey, 'Swept under the Rug: A Hidden History of Navajo Weaving'


Kathy M'Closkey. Swept under the Rug: A Hidden History of Navajo Weaving. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002. 336 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-2831-1.

Reviewed by Orit Tamir (Department of Behavioral Sciences, New Mexico Highlands University)
Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2006)

The More They Weave the Poorer They Become

Author: 
David G. McCrady
Reviewer: 
Sheila M. McManus

McManus on McCrady, 'Living with Strangers: The Nineteenth-Century Sioux and the Canadian-American Borderlands'


David G. McCrady. Living with Strangers: The Nineteenth-Century Sioux and the Canadian-American Borderlands. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. xvi + 168 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3250-1.

Reviewed by Sheila M. McManus (Department of History, University of Lethbridge)
Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2006)

A Transnational History of the Sioux

Author: 
William A. Pencak, Daniel K. Richter, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark A. Nicholas

Nicholas on Pencak and Richter, 'Friends and Enemies in Penn's Woods: Indians, Colonists, and the Racial Construction of Pennsylvania'


William A. Pencak, Daniel K. Richter, eds. Friends and Enemies in Penn's Woods: Indians, Colonists, and the Racial Construction of Pennsylvania. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004. 329 pp. $76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-02384-7; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-02385-4.

Reviewed by Mark A. Nicholas (Department of History, University of St. Thomas)
Published on H-AmIndian (November, 2006)

Author: 
Willis G. Regier
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Archuleta

Archuleta on Regier, 'Masterpieces of American Indian Literature'


Willis G. Regier. Masterpieces of American Indian Literature. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xv + 623 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-8997-0.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Archuleta (Department of English, University of New Mexico)
Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2006)

"Masterpieces" or Works of Political and Social Significance?

Author: 
Peter Nabokov, Lawrence Loendorf
Reviewer: 
E. Duke Richey

Richey on Nabokov and Loendorf, 'Restoring a Presence: American Indians and Yellowstone National Park'


Peter Nabokov, Lawrence Loendorf. Restoring a Presence: American Indians and Yellowstone National Park. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. xi + 381 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3589-2.

Reviewed by E. Duke Richey (Department of History, Whitman College)
Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2006)

Geyser Myths, Wiser Truths: Indians in and around Yellowstone

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