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Author Deer, Ada Elizabeth, author.

Title Making a difference : my fight for native rights and social justice / by Ada Deer ; with Theda Perdue ; foreword by Charles Wilkinson.

Publication Info. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2019].


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  92 DEER,A    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description xxiv, 204 pages ; 24 cm
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Series New Directions in Native American Studies series volume 19
New directions in Native American studies ; v. 19.
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. Growing Up Menominee -- 2. Preparing for the Future -- 3. Trouble at Home -- 4. Working for Justice -- 5. Joining the Struggle -- 6. Restoration -- 7. On the National Stage -- 8. In the Belly of the Beast -- 9. Sovereignty -- 10. Still an Activist.
Summary "A memoir of the first eighty-three years in the life of Ada Deer, the first woman to serve as head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and her tireless campaigns to reverse the forced termination of the Menominee tribe and to ensure sovereignty and self-determination for all tribes"-- Provided by publisher.
"A deeply personal story, written with humor and honesty, this book is a testimony to the ability of one individual to change the course of history through hard work, perseverance, and an unwavering commitment to social justice. "-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Deer, Ada Elizabeth.
Menominee Indians -- Biography.
Indian women activists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Perdue, Theda, 1949- author.
ISBN 9780806164274 (hardcover) $26.95
0806164271 : $26.95

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