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Main Title Ecocide of Native America : environmental destruction of Indian lands and peoples /
Author Grinde, Donald A.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Johansen, Bruce E.
Publisher Clear Light,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 30518212
ISBN 0940666529; 9780940666528
Subjects Indians of North America--Land tenure ; Indians of North America--Economic conditions ; Environmental degradation--North America ; Human ecology--North America ; Indianer ; Umweltschaden ; Vèolkermord ; USA ; Native Americans--Economic conditions
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM NAR NAR-24 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 03/21/2020
ENAM  E98.L3G74 1995 Region 7 Library, Kansas City, KS 08/16/1996 DISPERSAL
ESAM  E98.L3G74 1995 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/12/1997
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-298) and index.
Contents Notes
Native Americans : America's first ecologists? -- Ecological and spiritual dimensions of the 1680 Pueblo revolt in colonial New Mexico -- Pre-and post-Columbian native ecology : the Yamasees -- Navajo ecology and government policy : how many sheep are too many -- and why? -- The Navajos and national sacrifice -- Fishing rights : the usual and accustomed places -- Akwesasne's toxic turtles -- The high cost of uranium -- Native American environmental testimonies : the last frontiers of ecocide. Looks at the continuing expropriation of Indian land and traditional subsistence rights, the destruction wrought by strip mining, the radioactive fallout of uranium mining, the contamination of water, and air and groundwater pollution that threatens livestock and human lives.