Going Indian explores Indian (as opposed to tribal) ethnic identity among Native American people in Oklahoma through their telling, in their own words, of how they became Indian and what being Indian means to them today. Divided into four parts, the book features Oklahoma Indians' constructions of their histories and their view of today's native populations, their experiences with forced removals and Indian educational institutions, the meaning they place on blood quantum and ancestry in relation to Indian identity, and ...

Going Indian 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072796

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Going Indian 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252030321

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