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The Resource Wielding Words Like Weapons : Selected Essays in Indigenism, 19952005, Ward, (electronic resource)

Wielding Words Like Weapons : Selected Essays in Indigenism, 19952005, Ward, (electronic resource)

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Wielding Words Like Weapons : Selected Essays in Indigenism, 19952005
Title
Wielding Words Like Weapons
Title remainder
Selected Essays in Indigenism, 19952005
Statement of responsibility
Ward
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wielding Words Like Weapons is a collection of acclaimed American Indian Movement activist-intellectual Ward Churchill's essays on indigenism, selected from material written during the decade 1995– 2005. Beginning with a foreword by Seneca historian Barbara Alice Mann describing sustained efforts by police and intelligence agencies as well as university administrators and other academic adversaries to discredit or otherwise \"neutralize\" both the man and his work, the book includes material illustrating the range of formats Churchill has adopted in stating his case, from sharply framed book reviews and review essays, to equally pointed polemics and op-eds, and formal essays designed to reach both scholarly and popular audiences. The items selected, several of them previously unpublished, also reflect the broad range of topics addressed in Churchill's scholarship, from the fallacies of archeological/anthropological orthodoxy like the Bering Strait migration hypothesis and the insistence of \"cannibologists\" that American Indians were traditionally man-eaters, to cinematic degradations of native people by Hollywood, the historical and ongoing genocide of North America's native peoples, questions of American Indian identity, and the systematic distortion of political and legal history by reactionary scholars as a means of denying the realities of U.S.– Indian relations. Also included are both the initial \"stream-of-consciousness\" version of Churchill's famousor notorious\"little Eichmanns\" opinion piece analyzing the causes of the attacks on 9/11, as well as the counterpart essay in which his argument was fully developed and garnered honorable mention for the 2004 Gustavus Myers Award for best writing on human rights. Less typical of Churchill's oeuvre is an essay commemorating the passing of Cherokee anthropologist Robert K. Thomas, and another on that of Yankton Sioux legal scholar and theologian Vine Deloria Jr., to each of whom he acknowledges a deep intellectual de
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Churchill, Ward
Dewey number
305.897/
Index
no index present
LC call number
E98.S67
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Churchill, Ward
  • Indians of North America
Target audience
adult
Label
Wielding Words Like Weapons : Selected Essays in Indigenism, 19952005, Ward, (electronic resource)
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http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MTYyOTYzMzExNA==
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frd00020156
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (616 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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9781629633114
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Specific material designation
remote
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(Sirsi) a246294
Label
Wielding Words Like Weapons : Selected Essays in Indigenism, 19952005, Ward, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MTYyOTYzMzExNA==
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00020156
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (616 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781629633114
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) a246294

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