Native Americans

Native Americans

by Noel Merino

Hardcover(Library Binding - Library Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737739770
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 07/25/2008
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword     5
Introduction     7
What Problems Face Native Americans?
Native American Sovereignty Should Be Abandoned   John Dendahl     11
Native American Sovereignty Needs to Be Understood and Respected   Mary Annette Pember     16
No Child Left Behind Devalues Native American Culture$dIndian Country Today     21
Native Americans Face Unique Problems with Alcohol   Mike Eshkibok     26
Native Americans Have Lesser Health Care than Other Americans   Bernadine P. Healy     31
Native Americans Face Unique Issues with Poverty$dHousing Assistance Council     36
What Place Does Native American Culture Have in Society?
Columbus Day Should Not Be Celebrated   Thom Hartmann     44
Columbus Day Should Be Celebrated   Thomas A. Bowden     51
Using Native American Names for Sports Teams Is Degrading   Suzan Shown Harjo     58
Using Native American Names for Teams Can Be Done Respectfully   John J. Miller     64
What Is the Impact of Native American Gaming?
Gaming Is Not a Good Solution for Tribes   John Hughes     74
Gaming Is a Good Solution for Tribes   Lance Dickie     79
Native American Gaming Has Had Harmful Effects on Society   JanGolab     84
Native American Gaming Has Not Had Harmful Effects on Society   John McCarthy     89
Native American Gaming Is Not a Good Way for Tribes to Make Money   Rich Lowry     95
Native American Gaming Is a Good Way for Tribes to Make Money   Jeffrey R. Gudzune     99
Facts About Native Americans     104
Organizations to Contact     107
For Further Reading     113
Index     117
Picture Credits     120

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