Native American Movements
(see also American Radicalism, Native American History, Life & Values, Navajo (Diné) History, Life & Values, Lakota History, Life & Values & Native American Ethnocide)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Cultural Survival. Promotes rights, voices & visions of indigenous peoples everywhere.
Forest Peoples' Programme. Supports indigenous peoples' rights to determine their own futures, control the use of their lands, & make sustainable use of their resources.
Indian Country Today. News source.
Indignous Democratic Network. Led by Oklahoma indigenous rights lawyer Kalyn Free.
Instituto Indigenista Interamericano (Mexico City). Publishes journal América Indigena.
International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs (Copenhagen). Has monitored & reported regularly on world struggle for indigenous since 1968.
Leonard Peltier Defense Committee. Peltier has served over 25 years for murder of two FBI agents, following trial tainted by witness coercion, inadequate ballistics tests & improper extradition procedures.
Bouvard, Marguerite Guzmán. "Awiakta (interview)," in her Women Reshaping Human Rights (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1996), pp. 179-197. Cherokee poet & storyteller.
__________. "Grace Thorpe (interview)," in her Women Reshaping Human Rights (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1996), pp. 199-217. Native American activist against nuclear waste dumping.
Davis, Susan E. "Tribal rights, tribal wrongs," Nation (3/23/92).
Landau, Saul. "Doom in Baghdad," Progressive (11/02):18-20. Includes a revealing anecdote about Pine Ridge confrontation as remembered by then-Sen. James Abourezk, chair of Indian Affairs Subcommittee.
Riggs, Christopher K. "American Indians, economic development, & self-determination in the 1960's," Pacific Historical Review 66 (2000):431-63.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Alfred, Taiaiake. Peace, Power, Righteousness: An Indigenous Manifesto (NY: Oxford, 1999).
Anderson, Terry Lee (ed.) Property Rights & Indian Economies (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1992).
__________. Soveregn Nations or Reservations? An Economic History of American Indians (San Francisco: Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, 1995).
Council on Interracial Books for Children. Chronicles of American Indian Protest (Greenwich CT: Fawcett, 1971). Key documents of Native American resistance.
Deloria, Vine Jr. Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto (NY, 1969).
Gordon, Suzanne. Black Mesa: The Angel of Death (NY: John Day, 1973).
Grossman, Mark. The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Native American Rights Movement (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1996).
Ivison, Duncan; Paul Patton & Will Sanders (eds.) Political Theory & the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (NY: Cambridge, 2000).
Jaimes, M. Annette (ed.) The State of Native America. Genocide, Colonization & Resistance (Boston, 1992).
Johansen, Bruce & Roberto Maestas. Wasi'chu. The Continuing Indian Wars (NY, 1979).
Josephy, Alvin Jr. Red Power: The American Indians' Fight for Freedom (NY: McGraw-Hill, 1971).
LaDuke, Winona. All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land & Life (Cambridge MA, 1999).
Ortiz, Roxanne Dunbar. Indians of the Americas: Human Rights & Self Determination (NY: Praeger, 1984).
Sieder, Rachel (ed.) Multiculturalism in Latin America: Indigenous Rights, Diversity & Democracy (NY: Palgrave, 2002).
Sorkin, Alan L. The Urban American Indian (Lexington, 1979).
Spindel, Carol. Dancing at Halftime: Sports & the Controversy over American Indian Mascots (NY, 2001).
Steiner, Stan. The New Indians (NY: Delta, 1968).
__________. The Vanishing White Man (NY, 1976).
Vernon, Irene S. Killing Us Quietly: Native Americans & HIV/AIDS (Lincoln: U. Nebraska, 2001).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Deadwood, South Dakota," by Eric Taylor. Nanci Griffith, One Fair Summer Evening, MCA Records MCAD-42255.
"Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story," dir. Michael Apted, 90m. From Live Home Video.