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A Century of Dishonor

A Century of Dishonor

A Century of Dishonor
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A Century of Dishonor

by Jackson, Helen

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ISBN 13
9781566191678
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Skookum Press. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. Good dust jacket. A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain light spine creasing or a few markings such as an owner’s name, short gifter’s inscription or light stamp. Bundled media such as CDs, DVDs, floppy disks or access codes may not be included.

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A Century of Dishonor exposes how various people, from the military personnel to the government official, viewed Native Americans. Jackson outlines treaties between the federal government and various Native American tribes, treaties that were supposed to protect the rights of the Native American people and “ensure” them title to their lands, but were broken by the United States Government. She also tells of massacres, citing letters written by members of the United States military, detailing the horrendous acts committed against Native American women and children. When it was published in 1885, A Century of Dishonor created such a stir that the U.S. Department of the Interior appointed Jackson and Abbot Kinney to investigate the conditions of Native Americans in missions in California.

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Title
A Century of Dishonor
Author
Jackson, Helen
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
156619167X
ISBN 13
9781566191678
Publisher
Skookum Press
Place of Publication
New York
This edition first published
1997

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