Reviews

Author: 
Jeffrey Ostler
Reviewer: 
Dawn Riggs

Riggs on Ostler, 'The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee'

Jeffrey Ostler. The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 406 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-79346-9.

Reviewed by Dawn Riggs (Department of History, Purdue University) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Author: 
Martha Harrows Foster
Reviewer: 
Susan Sleeper-Smith

Sleeper-Smith on Foster, 'We Know Who We Are: Métis Identity in a Montana Community'

Martha Harrows Foster. We Know Who We Are: Métis Identity in a Montana Community. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. 306pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3705-6.

Reviewed by Susan Sleeper-Smith (Department of History, Michigan State University) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Kinship and Community

Author: 
Steven C. Hahn
Reviewer: 
Joseph M. Hall

Hall on Hahn, 'The Invention of the Creek Nation, 1670-1763'

Steven C. Hahn. The Invention of the Creek Nation, 1670-1763. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004. xii + 340 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2414-8.

Reviewed by Joseph M. Hall (Department of History, Bates College) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Mapping a New Nation

Author: 
Jane E. Simonsen
Reviewer: 
Katherine M. Osburn

Osburn on Simonsen, 'Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919'

Jane E. Simonsen. Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 288 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5695-6; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3032-1.

Reviewed by Katherine M. Osburn (Department of History, Tennessee Technological University) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Author: 
Patricia Lerch
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Ross

Ross on Lerch, 'Waccamaw Legacy: Contemporary Indians Fight for Survival'

Patricia Lerch. Waccamaw Legacy: Contemporary Indians Fight for Survival. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004. xvi + 168 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5124-3; $57.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1417-0.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Ross (Department of Geography, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

The People of the Falling Star

Author: 
Huston Smith
Reviewer: 
Christopher Vecsey

Vecsey on Smith, 'A Seat at the Table: Huston Smith in Conversation with Native Americans on Religious Freedom'

Huston Smith. A Seat at the Table: Huston Smith in Conversation with Native Americans on Religious Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xxi + 266 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24439-9.

Reviewed by Christopher Vecsey (Department of Religion, Colgate University) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

They Talk, We Listen

Author: 
Albert Furtwangler
Reviewer: 
Mary Wright

Wright on Furtwangler, 'Bringing Indians to the Book'

Albert Furtwangler. Bringing Indians to the Book. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. xii + 226 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98523-7.

Reviewed by Mary Wright (American Indian Studies and Department of History, University of Washington) Published on H-AmIndian (March, 2007)

Books, Pens and Paper Put Blinders on Colonizing Missionaries in the American West

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: 
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: 
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)

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