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The Gods of Indian country

Jennifer Graber

The Gods of Indian country

religion and the struggle for the American West

by Jennifer Graber

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Christianity and culture,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 255- 275) and index.

    StatementJennifer Graber
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.R3 G73 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 288 pages, 8 pages of plates
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883328M
    ISBN 109780190279615, 9780190279639, 9780190279646
    LC Control Number2017041607

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The book does a good job documenting the National Park Service's (NPS) mistreatment of its Native American neighbors (and previous residents), focusing on Death Valley (Tishimba band of Shoshone), Mesa Verde (Ute and others), Grand Canyon (Havasupai and others), Badlands (Oglala Sioux) and Glacier National Parks (Blackfoot, Salish and Kootenai).3/5(1).

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It has subsequently been used to refer to the county of Yorkshire, England, and also England itself. Another reference is to Kerala, an Indian state. It is so called because of its lush greenery and breathtaking sceneries.

The Gods of Indian Country is a deep look at how one Native American society and their settler colonial conquerors relied upon faith in the face of both success and failure, joy and sorrow, in a rapidly changing West.

Stephen Hausmann is a doctoral candidate at Temple University.Chariots of the Gods? Unsolved Mysteries of the Past (German: Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: Ungelöste Rätsel der Vergangenheit; in English, Memories of the Future: Unsolved Mysteries of the Past) is a book written in by Erich von Däniken and translated from the original German by Michael Heron.

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