While Brown's classic work was a pessimistic outlook, the death of the American Indian
, he prodded many minds and hearts to learn more about Native Americans and, most importantly, to want redress for them.
Myths & Mysteries" divides its chapters into two groupings: the Historical Mysteries and the Mystical Mysteries.
A 2014 study by the American University Washington College of Law found American Indian
mascots "resulted in lower self-esteem, sense of community worth, and views of students' own potential."
In new data published March 2 in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, researchers reported that the suicide rate has been increasing among American Indians
and Alaska Natives since 2003, with a rate of 21.5 suicides per 100,000 people as of 2015, according to data from 18 states participating in the National Violent Death Reporting System.
"In retrospect, I realize I was raised largely in the American Indian
way and I am accepted by other Native friends who are enrolled."
In chapter 2, "Representing Indians: American Indian
Performance and Activism in Urban America," Rosenthal describes the emergence of American Indian
performers in roles from live performances to becoming American Indian
Culture and education are two priorities for American Indians
. Through the prodigious efforts of tribal leaders grew the tribal college movement, and from there tribal colleges and universities are adhering to strengthening tribal culture and education without assimilation, but through the importance of regaining a cultural identity (American Indian
Higher Education Consortium, 1999).
* For American Indian
or Alaska Native students demonstrating their commitment to serving these populations through careers in healthcare, including social work, dentistry, and counseling.
While the Mets avoided offending their rivals in Atlanta, they inadvertently snubbed the American Indian
Community House in the process.
Then, the Congress of the American Indian
Association decided to formally approach implementing an American Indian
Day in the United States.
In this major collection, Hoffman (English, Athens Technical College, Georgia; founder, American Indian
Literatures and Cultures area, American Culture Association) spearheads multi-disciplinary contributors in highlighting American Indian
peoples and their diverse cultures and countering pop culture stereotypes--e.g., that all tribes have successful gaming enterprises.