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Native Americans and the Environment: Perspectives on the Ecological Indian

edited and with an introduction by Michael E. Harkin and David Rich Lewis ; foreword by Judith Antell ; preface by Brian Hosmer ; afterword by Shepard Krech III
Format
Book
Published
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2007.
Language
English
ISBN
0803273614 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only Contributor biographical information Publisher description
Contents
  • Beyond The ecological Indian / Shepard Krech III
  • The ecological Indian and the politics of representation : critiquing The ecological Indian in the age of ecocide / Darren J. Ranco
  • Myths of the ecological whitemen : histories, science, and rights in North American-Native American relations / Harvey A. Feit
  • Did the ancestors of Native Americans cause animal extinctions in late-pleistocene North America? And does it matter if they did? / Robert L. Kelly and Mary M. Prasciunas
  • Rationality and resource use among hunters : some Eskimo examples / Ernest S. Burch Jr
  • Wars over buffalo : stories versus stories on the northern Plains / Dan Flores
  • Watch for falling bison : the buffalo hunt as museum trope and ecological allegory / John Dorst
  • Ecological and un-ecological Indians : the (non)portrayal of Plains Indians in the buffalo commons literature / Sebastian F. Braun
  • Swallowing wealth : Northwest Coast beliefs and ecological practices / Michael E. Harkin
  • Sustaining a relationship : inquiry into the emergence of a logic of engagement with salmon among the southern Tlingits / Stephen J. Langdon
  • The politics of cultural revitalization and intertribal resource management : the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission and the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota / Larry Nesper and James H. Schlender
  • Skull Valley goshutes and the politics of nuclear waste : environment, identity, and sovereignty / David Rich Lewis.
Description
xxxiv, 367 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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