John R. Burch

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Dakota in Exile: The Untold Stories of Captives in the Aftermath of the U.S.-Dakota War

Both works by Clemmons are recommended to anyone interested in the history of the Midwest as they tell of the maltreatment that led to the removal process endured by the Dakota, a group whose horrific experiences were overshadowed by the U.S. Civil War.

Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas

A groundbreaking tour de force that will appeal to anyone interested in American history or Native American studies.

Indians on the Move: Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century

Miller's narrative expands significantly beyond the VRP in order to contextualize it within the broader scope of Native American migration over the course of the 20th century. In doing so, he has created a fascinating monograph highly recommended for anyone interested in Native American studies or American history.
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Pocahontas and the English Boys: Caught Between Cultures in Early Virginia

This enlightening study highlights a form of slavery that has been often overlooked in histories of colonial Virginia and should be read alongside Helen C. Rountree's Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough.
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Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land

A fascinating, must-read for anyone interested in American history and politics as well as Native American studies.
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Drawing Fire: A Pawnee, Artist, and Thunderbird in World War II

This monograph honors the heroic service of Native soldiers and patriots while also vividly conveying the horrors of war. Highly recommended for readers interested in the history of American Indians or World War II as well as combat art.—John R. Burch, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin
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In Defense of Loose Translations: An Indian Life in an Academic World

Readers interested in American Indian studies or settler-colonialism will find the author's perspectives on those topics particularly insightful.
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A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement

Highly recommended for those interested in American Indian studies or civil rights. This work should be read alongside Paul Chaat Smith and Robert Allen Warrior's Like a Hurricane.
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A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement

Highly recommended for those interested in American Indian studies or civil rights. This work should be read alongside Paul Chaat Smith and Robert Allen Warrior's Like a Hurricane.

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