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Author Hillaire, Pauline, 1929 or 1931-2016, author

Title Rights remembered : a Salish grandmother speaks on American Indian history and the future / Pauline R. Hillaire (Scälla of the Killer Whale, Elder of the Lummi Tribe) ; edited by Gregory P. Fields
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series American Indian lives
American Indian lives.
Contents Introduction: American Indian history and the future -- A short autobiography -- Prologue: The abundance that was the great Northwest -- Part 1. The nineteenth century and before -- Forgotten genocide -- The building of America -- Centuries of injustice -- Reservation creation -- After the treaty -- Part 2. The twentieth century and after -- Legal and land rights -- A shrinking land base, persecution, and racism -- Aboriginal fishermen -- Break through ahistory -- Part 3. Oral history and cultural teachings -- Scälla of the Killer Whale : a song of hope -- Earth, our first teacher -- Poems by Joseph R. Hillaire and Pauline R. Hillaire -- History in the time of the Treaty of Point Elliott : an oration by Joseph R. Hillaire -- Afterword: And to my father -- Appendix 1: Treaty of Point Elliott, 1855 -- Appendix 2: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 2007 -- Appendix 3: Events in U.S. Indian history and policy, emphasizing the Point Elliott Treaty tribes
Summary "An autobiography of a contemporary Native American woman that combines her own life experiences, tribal oral traditions, and the written record of relationships between the United States and the native peoples of the Northwest Coast to provide a Native view of recent history"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 24, 2016)
Subject Hillaire, Pauline, 1929 or 1931-2016.
Indian grandmothers -- Northwest, Pacific -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Treaties.
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Government relations -- History.
Indians, Treatment of -- Northwest, Pacific -- History.
Salish Indians -- Biography.
Salish Indians -- Poetry.
Salish Indians -- Social life and customs.
Salish women -- Biography.
Northwest, Pacific -- Race relations -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Fields, Gregory P., 1961- editor
ISBN 0803285787 (electronic bk.)
0803285809 (electronic bk.)
9780803285781 (electronic bk.)
9780803285804 (electronic bk.)