An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
This class-savvy peoples’ history explores the silences haunting our national narrative. Like her friend and colleague, historian Howard Zinn, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a great rememberer and researcher.
pp 296, paperback
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a tenant farmer and part-Indian mother. She has been active in the indigenous movement for more than four decades and is known for her commitment to social justice issues. She is an award-winning scholar and author of such books as An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, All the Real Indians Died Off and Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. She is the recipient of the Cultural Freedom Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the Lannan Foundation.