The New Warriors

The New Warriors

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An indispensable introduction to the rich variety of Native leadership in the modern era, The New Warriors profiles Native men and women who have played a significant role in the affairs of their communities and of the nation over the course of the twentieth century. Ac The leaders showcased include the early-twentieth-century writer and activist Zitkala-?a; American Indian Movement leader Russell Means; political activists Ada Deer and LaDonna Harris; scholar and writer D?Arcy McNickle; orator and Crow Reservation superintendent Robert Yellowtail; U.S. Senators Charles Curtis and Ben Nighthorse Campbell; Episcopal priest Vine V. Deloria Sr.; Howard Tommie, the champion of economic and cultural sovereignty for the Seminole Tribe of Florida; Cherokee chief Wilma Mankiller; Pawnee activist and lawyer Walter Echo-Hawk; Crow educator Janine Pease Pretty-on-Top; and Phillip Martin, a driving force behind the spectacular economic revitalization of the Mississippi Band of Choctaws.For example, the national rejection rate for all United States factories assembling harness wire systems like those of Chahta Enterprises was ... Another sixty- thousand-square-foot plant was erected, which produced audio speakers for Ford Motor Company, the Chrysler ... They also manage a multimillion dollar resort hotel and casino that includes an eighteen-hole golf course and recreation complex.

Title:The New Warriors
Author:R. David Edmunds
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 2004


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