The American Indian: Past and Present is the sixth edition of this popular history collection. The volume contains 22 essays organized around the themes: Invasions and Colonialism; Change and Continuity; Facing the United States; Reservations, Resistance, and Renewal; Toward the Mainstream; and Changing Lives and Federal Policies. Contributors include Roger L. Nichols, Nancy Shoemaker, Henry Warner Bowden, Virginia DeJohn Anderson, Pekka Hamalainen, James H. Merrell, Alfred A. Cave, Colin G. Calloway, Donna L. Akers, Michael Lansing, Raymond J. DeMallie, Andrew H. Fisher, Thomas G. Andrews, Elizabeth James, David Wallace Adams, Kathryn A. Abbott, Paul C. Rosier, Colleen O'Neill, John R. Finger, Jane Lawrence, Dean J. Kotlowski, Anne Merline McCulloch, and David E. Wilkins. Their topics include Plains Indian horse culture, the Delaware Prophet, Plains Indian women and intermarriage, Plains Indian treaties, Oglala Lakota schools, Carlisle Indians and sports, alcohol and the Anishinaabeg, Navajo wage employment, termination, the sterilization of Indian women, Alcatraz and Wounded Knee, and federal tribal recognition. There are useful chapter questions provided at the end of the volume making it ideal for Native American Studies courses at the post-secondary level.