Invisible Indians: Native Americans in Pennsylvania

Invisible Indians Native Americans in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania is one of the few states that neither contains a reservation nor officially recognizes any Native American group The stance of state government is that there are no Native Americans in th
  • Title: Invisible Indians: Native Americans in Pennsylvania
  • Author: David J. Minderhout Andrea T. Frantz
  • ISBN: 9781604975116
  • Page: 370
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Invisible Indians: Native Americans in Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania is one of the few states that neither contains a reservation nor officially recognizes any Native American group The stance of state government is that there are no Native Americans in the state However, there is a large and growing community of Native Americans that is growing active and frustrated with the state s position Invisible Indians is bPennsylvania is one of the few states that neither contains a reservation nor officially recognizes any Native American group The stance of state government is that there are no Native Americans in the state However, there is a large and growing community of Native Americans that is growing active and frustrated with the state s position Invisible Indians is based on three years of research with Native Americans in Pennsylvania The authors have crossed the state to attend powwows and tribal meetings, as well as interview individual Indians Based on several, extensive ethnographic interviews, this book provide an extremely insightful account of Native Americans in Pennsylvania The book also examines the history of Native American government relationships within the state, as well as critical issues such as casino gambling and state recognition that are the crux of current negotiations The book is also about the ways Pennsylvania s Native Americans are reinventing their history and their cultures to meet their own social and psychological identity needs This book is a much needed addition to the literature on Native American identity today the critical issue in contemporary Native American politics The book also debunks the official state stance that no Native Americans exist in Pennsylvania Invisible Indians will be a valuable reference both to social scientists interested in personal identity issues as well as all interested in Pennsylvania cultures and issues.
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  • One common misconception I ve found people have about Pennsylvania is that they think there are absolutely no Native Americans in Pennsylvania I know this isn t true because I m Native American and I live here.But the state, government and even other Native Americans in other states believe there are no American Indians living in Pennsylvania This book, however, dispels those claims so many seem to think The book started out as a study project by Andrea T Frantz and her professor, David J Minder [...]


  • while this does dip a little far into anthropology at times, this book is a sincere and broad look at Pennsylvania Indians, including the past but focused on the present I learned a lot.


  • An important read for anyone with an interest residing in PA Frustrating that it is considered a textbook, and bears the price to prove it Should be accessible Spans PA Indians from past to present while providing voice for current American Indian residents of PA who have neither federal nor state nor even really a passing recognition, as it is widely believed for whatever reason that there are no Indians in Pennsylvania A wider audience for a book of this type could do many things towards reme [...]


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