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The Resource California through Native Eyes : Reclaiming History, William J. Bauer Jr

California through Native Eyes : Reclaiming History, William J. Bauer Jr

Label
California through Native Eyes : Reclaiming History
Title
California through Native Eyes
Title remainder
Reclaiming History
Statement of responsibility
William J. Bauer Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Most California histories begin with the arrival of the Spanish missionaries in the late eighteenth century and skip to the Gold Rush of 1849. Noticeably absent from these stories are the perspectives and experiences of the people who lived on the land long before European settlers arrived. Historian William Bauer seeks to correct that oversight through an approach that tells California history strictly through Native perspectives. Using oral histories of Concow, Pomo, and Paiute workers, taken as part of a New Deal federal works project, Bauer reveals how Native peoples have experienced and interpreted the history of the land we now call California. Combining these oral histories with creation myths and other oral traditions, he demonstrates the importance of sacred landscapes and animals and other nonhuman actors to the formation of place and identity. He also examines tribal stories of ancestors who prophesized the coming of white settlers and uses their recollections of the California Indian Wars to counteract popular narratives that downplay Native resistance. The result challenges the 'California story' and enriches it with new voices and important points of view."--Provided by publisher
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bauer, William J.
Dewey number
979.4004/97
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E78.C15
LC item number
B3225 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Indigenous confluences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Konkow Indians
  • Pomo Indians
  • Paiute Indians
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Special collections
Label
California through Native Eyes : Reclaiming History, William J. Bauer Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Creating -- Naming -- Discovering -- Fighting -- Cleansing -- Persisting -- Conclusion
Control code
sky281011440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
xiii, 165, [10] pages
Isbn
9780295998343
Lccn
2016005513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
California through Native Eyes : Reclaiming History, William J. Bauer Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Creating -- Naming -- Discovering -- Fighting -- Cleansing -- Persisting -- Conclusion
Control code
sky281011440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
xiii, 165, [10] pages
Isbn
9780295998343
Lccn
2016005513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

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