Native Americans / Lynn M. Zott, book editor.

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    • Content Notes:
      ch. 1. What impact does discrimination have on Native American culture? Using "Geronimo" as a code name for Osama bin Laden is disrespectful to Native Americans / Karl Jacoby -- Using "Geronimo" as a code name for Osama bin Laden is not disrespectful to Native Americans / John Hayward -- Native American-themed sports mascots are racist and reinforce negative stereotypes / Tex G. Hall -- Most Native American-themed sports mascots are flattering and not racist / Rain Smith.
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      ch. 2. What are some key conflicts between the US and tribal governments? The US government has failed to adequately support tribal courts / Theresa M. Pouley -- The US government has greatly improved its support for tribal courts / United States Government Accountability Office -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs serves an important function and should remain open / Lisa Shellenberger -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs is corrupt and dysfunctional and should be eliminated / Zach Einterz -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs should be closed to save taxpayer money / Carl Horowitz -- The Tribal Law and Order Act closes a substantial legal loophole / Marcus Levings -- The Tribal Law and Order Act's effectiveness depends on Bureau of Indian Affairs reforms / Myra Pearson.
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      ch. 3. How do disputes over resources and artifacts affect Native Americans? The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act at twenty: reaching the limits of our national consensus / Steven J. Gunn -- The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act impedes progress and cooperation / Bryan W. Wolford -- The Glen Cove development will desecrate a sacred Native American burial ground / Sacred Sites Protection and Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSP&RIT) -- The Glen Cove development will not disrupt or desecrate a sacred Native American burial ground / Janet Roberson.
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      ch. 4. What economic factors most concern Native Americans? The Cobell v. Salazar settlement provides critical funds to Native Americans / Elouise P. Cobell -- The Cobell v. Salazar settlement offers inadequate compensation and lacks important provisions / Edward Charles Valandra -- Native American casinos benefit both tribal and surrounding state and local economies / Barry Ryan -- Tribal-owned casinos take money away from state and local economies / Gary Larson -- Additional government assistance is urgently needed to address Native American poverty / Tom Rodgers -- US government assistance has generated Native American poverty / John Stossel.
    • Notes:
      GEOG.
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-225) and index.
    • ISBN:
      9780737754445 (hardback)
      0737754443 (hardback)
      9780737754452 (paperback)
      0737754451 (paperback)
    • Accession Number:
      2011044654
    • Accession Number:
      ocn744303188
      744303188
    • Accession Number:
      lcc.ocn744303188