The Iroquois & the New Deal


Author:
Hauptman, Laurence M.
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Iroquois, Seneca, Woodland
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
256
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press

Price:
Sale price$33.95

Description

The Iroquois and the New Deal by historian Laurence Hauptman describes the impact of the American government's New Deal on Haudenosaunee communities in the United States. The book begins with an overview of the Iroquois concept of sovereignty. Following chapters cover John Collier and the New Deal, the political activism of Alice Lee Jimerson, the Indian Reorganization Act 1934, Oneida Wisconsin tribal reorganization and the New Deal, Seneca-Cayugas in Oklahoma, Seneca renaissance at Tonawanda, Oneida Language and Folklore Project 1938-1941, and the success and limitations of the Iroquois New Deal for communities in New York and to lesser extent Wisconsin.

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