All the Real Indians Have Died OffAll the Real Indians Died Off challenges readers to rethink what they have been taught about Native Americans and history; e.g., “Columbus Discovered America," “Thanksgiving Proves the Indians Welcomed Pilgrims," “Indians Were Savage and Warlike," “Europeans Brought Civilization to Backward Indians," “The United States Did Not Have a Policy of Genocide," “Sports Mascots Honor Native Americans," “Most Indians Are on Government Welfare," “Indian Casinos Make Them All Rich," “Indians Are Naturally Predisposed to Alcohol.” In this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths that have misinformed generations.
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Knowing Who You Are: Lessons from Native America
For years the indigenous peoples of the U.S., after having been dispersed and decimated and relegated to reservations, were reduced to caricatures. We all knew Indians and their culture. There...
An Indigenous Economic Model
The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative....
For the World to Live Columbus Must Die + Knowing...
First Program: For the World to Live Columbus Must Die For too many of us, for too long, the indigenous peoples of this continent have been curiosities that existed somewhere...
Native Thanksgiving 2-Pack
2 CDs Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - The Other Side of Thanksgiving The historical lens through which national holidays are viewed is often blurred and distorted. Thanksgiving is a case in point. The...
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz 3-pack
First program: Native America: From Genocide to Resistance The centuries-long genocidal policies of the U.S. settler-colonial regime has largely been omitted from history. The ferocity and savagery of the U.S....
Activism On & Off the Reservation
Interviewed by David Barsamian.