Life In Occupied America

by Ward Churchill

Life In Occupied America

  • ISBN-13: 9781902593722
  • Author(s): Ward Churchill
  • Subject: Indigenous peoples|indigenous peoples
  • Publisher: Ak Press
  • Imprint: Ak Press
  • Publication Date: 01-12-2003
  • Format: CD-Audio

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The systematic elimination and impoverishment of the American Indians didn't end with Columbus or smallpox-laden blankets. Why else, despite owning' some of the most valuable land in North America do the remaining two million Native inhabitants live in conditions of third world poverty - a life expectancy averaging under 50; 60% unemployment; a per capita income on the Pine Ridge Reservation of £2000 a year? Here, the pre-eminent Native activist/scholar passionately unveils the 500-year conquest of a people and demonstrates its continuation today.'
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The systematic elimination and impoverishment of the American Indians didn't end with Columbus or smallpox-laden blankets. Why else, despite owning' some of the most valuable land in North America do the remaining two million Native inhabitants live in conditions of third world poverty - a life expectancy averaging under 50; 60% unemployment; a per capita income on the Pine Ridge Reservation of £2000 a year? Here, the pre-eminent Native activist/scholar passionately unveils the 500-year conquest of a people and demonstrates its continuation today.'

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