The militarization of Indian country
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|LBCC Albany Campus Library||E98.L3 L345 2013 (Text)||38813001235672||Stacks||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781938065002
- ISBN: 193806500X
- ISBN: 9781609173777
- ISBN: 1609173775
- ISBN: 9781611860726
- ISBN: 1611860725
xvii, 92 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: East Lansing : Makwa Enewed : Michigan State University Press, ©2013.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-92).|
|Formatted Contents Note:||The military and the people -- The military and the economy -- The military and the land -- The military and the future -- Learn more about military impacts on Native America.|
|Summary, etc.:||"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 relationship between the military and Native America, and the environmental and social consequences. This book addresses the impact that the U.S. military has had on Native peoples, lands, and cultures. From the use of Native names to the outright poisoning of Native peoples for testing, the U.S. military's exploitation of Indian country is unparalleled and ongoing."--Publisher's website.|