Reviews

Author: 
Joshua Piker
Reviewer: 
Michelle LeMaster

LeMaster on Piker, 'Okfuskee: A Creek Indian Town in Colonial America'


Joshua Piker. Okfuskee: A Creek Indian Town in Colonial America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. xi + 270 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01335-3.

Reviewed by Michelle LeMaster (Department of History, Lehigh University)
Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2006)

Community Studies Come to Indian Country

Author: 
Stan Hoig
Reviewer: 
Peter Jones

Jones on Hoig, 'White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains'


Stan Hoig. White Man's Paper Trail: Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2006. xvi + 245 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-829-5.

Reviewed by Peter Jones (Bäuu Institute)
Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2006)

Author: 
Claudio Saunt
Reviewer: 
Greg O'Brien

O'Brien on Saunt, 'Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family'


Claudio Saunt. Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xii + 300 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517631-5; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-531310-9.

Reviewed by Greg O'Brien (Department of History, University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-AmIndian (September, 2006)

Author: 
James W. Bradley
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Muller

Muller on Bradley, 'Evolution of the Onondaga Iroquois: Accommodating Change, 1500-1655'


James W. Bradley. Evolution of the Onondaga Iroquois: Accommodating Change, 1500-1655. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xv + 260 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-6236-2.

Reviewed by Kathryn Muller (Department of History, Queen's University)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Continuity, Change, and Acculturation among the Onondaga

Author: 
Ernest S. Burch, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Brian Gettler

Gettler on Burch, 'Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the IÖ±upiaq Eskimos'


Ernest S. Burch, Jr. Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the IÖ±upiaq Eskimos. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xiii + 383 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-1346-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-6238-6.

Reviewed by Brian Gettler (Department of History, Université du Québec à Montréal)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Author: 
Charles Wilkinson
Reviewer: 
Doug Kiel

Kiel on Wilkinson, 'Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations'


Charles Wilkinson. Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005. ix + 544 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-393-32850-9; $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-05149-0.

Reviewed by Doug Kiel (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Author: 
Charles C. Mann
Reviewer: 
Michael LaCombe

LaCombe on Mann, '1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus'


Charles C. Mann. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2006. xii + 462 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-4006-3; $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4000-3205-1.

Reviewed by Michael LaCombe (Department of History, Adelphi University)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Separate but Equal?

Author: 
Gregory E. Smoak
Reviewer: 
Patrick G. Bottiger

Bottiger on Smoak, 'Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century'


Gregory E. Smoak. Ghost Dances and Identity: Prophetic Religion and American Indian Ethnogenesis in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. 302 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24658-4.

Reviewed by Patrick G. Bottiger (Department of History, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Prophetic Identity

Author: 
Duanne Champagne, Karen Jo Torgesen, Susan Steiner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Livingston

Livingston on Champagne and Torgesen and Steiner, 'Indigenous Peoples and the Modern State'


Duanne Champagne, Karen Jo Torgesen, Susan Steiner, eds. Indigenous Peoples and the Modern State. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2005. xi + 172 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0798-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0799-1.

Reviewed by Cynthia Livingston (Independent Researcher)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Author: 
Carolyn Ross Johnston
Reviewer: 
Christina Finley

Finley on Johnston, 'Cherokee Women in Crisis: Trail of Tears, Civil War, and Allotment 1838-1907'


Carolyn Ross Johnston. Cherokee Women in Crisis: Trail of Tears, Civil War, and Allotment 1838-1907. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2003. ix + 227 pp. $53.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1332-6; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5056-7.

Reviewed by Christina Finley (Department of American Culture, University of Michigan)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Author: 
Robbie Ethridge
Reviewer: 
Fay Yarbrough

Yarbrough on Ethridge, 'Creek Country: The Creek Indians and Their World'


Robbie Ethridge. Creek Country: The Creek Indians and Their World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. vii + 369 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2827-4; $23.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5495-2.

Reviewed by Fay Yarbrough (Department of History, University of Kentucky Capturing a People in Transition)
Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2006)

Author: 
Karen Stocker
Reviewer: 
Rauna Kuokkanen

Kuokkanen on Stocker, '"I Won't Stay Indian, I'll Keep Studying": Race, Place, and Discrimination in a Costa Rican High School'


Karen Stocker. "I Won't Stay Indian, I'll Keep Studying": Race, Place, and Discrimination in a Costa Rican High School. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2005. x + 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87081-816-5.

Reviewed by Rauna Kuokkanen (Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University)
Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

Author: 
Steven W. Hackel
Reviewer: 
Robert Galgano

Galgano on Hackel, 'Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850'


Steven W. Hackel. Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis: Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xx + 476 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2988-2; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5654-3.

Reviewed by Robert Galgano (Department of History, University of Richmond)
Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

Author: 
C. Richard King, ed.
Reviewer: 
Wade Davies

Davies on King, 'Native Athletes in Sport and Society: A Reader'


C. Richard King, ed. Native Athletes in Sport and Society: A Reader. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xxxiii + 264 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-7828-8.

Reviewed by Wade Davies (Native American Studies Department, University of Montana)
Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

American Indian Athletes: Race, Power, and Identity

Author: 
Tiya Miles
Reviewer: 
Joshua Piker

Piker on Miles, 'Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom'


Tiya Miles. Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xix + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24132-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-25002-4.

Reviewed by Joshua Piker (Department of History, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2006)

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