The Urban Indians, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Indians of North America
  • Donald L. Fixico
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  • ISBN-10: 143816243X
  • ISBN-13: 9781438162430
  • DDC: 307.760899
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
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  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Urban Indians, part of the Indians of North America series, reveals the long history Native Americans have had as city dwellers. From the Maya of Mesoamerica to the Anasazi of the Southwest, Indian groups throughout North America established large, permanent settlements hundreds—even thousands—of years ago. By the 17th century, newcomer settlements had overtaken Indian urban centers in importance and size, and some Indians moved to U.S. cities in the centuries that followed to trade or find wage work. After World War II, Indians begin to migrate to urban centers in large numbers, many of whom were encouraged to leave their reservations by the federal government's relocation program.

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Indians of North America

Each title contains a detailed cultural history on a specific tribe.