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The invented Indian : cultural fictions and government policies / edited by James A. Clifton.

By: Clifton, James A
Language: English Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction, 1990.Description: xii, 388p. : ill., photos ; 24cm.ISBN: 0887383416
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Contents: The Indian story: a cultural fiction / James A. Clifton; Pride and prejudice: the Pocahontas myth and the Pamunkey / Christian F. Feest; Squanto and the pilgrims: on planting corn "in the manner of the Indians" / Lynn Ceci; A sweet small something: maple sugaring in the New World / Carol I. Mason; The United States constitution and the Iroquois League / Elisabeth Tooker; Mother Earth: an American myth / Sam Gill; Liberty, equality, fraternity: was the Indian really egalitarian? / Leland Donald; Their numbers become thick: Native American historical demography as expiation / David Henige; Primal Gaia: primitivists and plastic medicine men / Alice B. Kehoe; A legacy of misperception and invention: the Omaha Indians in anthropology / R.H. Barnes; Validity is not authenticity: distinguishing two components of truth / Richard de Mille; Ethical advocacy vs. propaganda: Canada's Indian support groups / John A. Price; Inside BIA: or, "We're getting rid of all these honkies" / Stephen E. Feraca; When fictions take hostages / Allan van Gestel; Europe's Indians / Christian F. Feest; White ghosts, red shadows: the reduction of north American natives / Jean-Jacques Simard.

Includes bibliographical references.