Elizabeth Cook-Lynn discusses New Indians, Old Wars.
Addressing Native American Studies' past, present, and future, the essays in "New Indians, Old Wars" tackle the discipline head-on, presenting a radical revision of the popular view of the American West in the process- Tattered Cover Bookstore
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, is a writer, poet, and professor emerita of Native American studies at Eastern Washington University.
It is such a gift to hear Elizabeth Cook-Lynn.
I agree that American Indian Studies need to be an autonomous area of scholary study although it would be a wonderful breakthrough to tell our children today the truth about the colonialization, the genocide, and reorganization of the indigenous people. Instead of it beginning with the European colonialization nd settlements, American history begins with the telling the story about the indigenous cultures who were already established.
Only until we reconcile ourselves with lies and deception we tell about our history ....