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The Militarization of Indian Country [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
LaDuke, Winona.
Publication:
East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (110 p.)
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Subjects:
Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Politics and government -- United States.
Ethnoecology -- United States.
Military-industrial complex -- United States.
Defense industries.
Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Local subjects:
Defense industries -- United States. (search)
Environmental policy -- United States. (search)
Environmental protection -- United States. (search)
Indians of North America -- Government relations. (search)
Indians of North America -- Land tenure. (search)
Indians of North America -- Politics and government. (search)
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- United States. (search)
Military-industrial complex -- United States. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
When it became public that Osama bin Laden's death was announced with the phrase "Geronimo, EKIA!" many Native people, including Geronimo's descendants, were insulted to discover that the name of a Native patriot was used as a code name for a world-class terrorist. Geronimo descendant Harlyn Geronimo explained, "Obviously to equate Geronimo with Osama bin Laden is an unpardonable slander of Native America and its most famous leader." The Militarization of Indian Country illuminates the historical context of these negative stereotypes, the long political and economic relations
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Cornel Pewewardy; Preface; I. The Military and the People; II. The Military and the Economy; III. The Military and the Land; IV. The Military and the Future; Learn More about Military Impacts on Native America; Notes
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Cruz, Sean Aaron.
ISBN:
1-62895-044-7
1-60917-377-5