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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (San Francisco) grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a farmer and half-Indian mother. She has been active in the American Indian Movement for more than four decades and is known for her lifelong commitment to national and international social justice issues. After receiving her PhD in history at the University of California at Los Angeles, she taught in the newly established Native American Studies Program at California State University and helped found the departments of Ethnic Studies and Women's Studies. Her 1977 book The Great Sioux Nation was the fundamental document at the first international conference on Indians in the Americas, held at the United Nations' headquarters, in Geneva. She is the author or editor of seven books.

Other Books by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

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  • An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

    Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    Product Code: 6447

    Binding Information: Paperback

    Publisher: Beacon Press

    Publication Date: 8/11/2015

    Availability: In stock.

    Price:  $16.00

    The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples.

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  • All the Real Indians Died Off

    Authors: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dina Gilio-Whitaker

    Product Code: 8307

    Binding Information: Paperback

    Publisher: Beacon Press

    Publication Date: 10/4/2016

    Availability: In stock.

    Price:  $15.00

    Unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about Native Americans

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