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VTS 410: Native American Warriors and Veterans: Serving Two Sovereigns: Home

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Course Description

Throughout the history of America, indigenous people have both fought against Manifest Destiny and been used as an indispensable force within it all the while gaining critical experience supporting social and political movements in defense of their own tribes’ existence. This course considers the role of native warriors as Veterans of the United States military and the place of honor they hold in indigenous societies in the service to two sovereigns.

Reading List

 

Medicine Bags and Dog Tags: American Indian Veterans from Colonial Times to the Second Iraq War

Carroll, Al. Medicine Bags and Dog Tags : American Indian Veterans from Colonial Times to the Second Iraq War,

edited by William A. Starna, University of Nebraska Press, 2008. 

ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/saintleo/detail.action?docID=332868.

To Change Them Forever: Indian Education at the Rainy Mountain Boarding Shcool, 1893-1920

Ellis, Clyde. To Change Them Forever. University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. EBSCOhost,

https://search-ebscohost-com.saintleo.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=15612&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

A Qualitative Study of Traditional Healing Practices Among American Indians with Chronic Pain

Greensky, Crystal, et al. “A Qualitative Study of Traditional Healing Practices among American Indians with Chronic Pain.” 

Pain Medicine, vol. 15, no. 10, Oct. 2014, pp. 1795–802. 

EBSCOhost, https://doi-org.saintleo.idm.oclc.org/10.1111/pme.12488.

Comparative Use of Biomedical Services and Traditional Healing Options by American Indian Veterans

Gurley D, et al. “Comparative Use of Biomedical Services and Traditional Healing Options by American Indian Veterans.”

Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.), vol. 52, no. 1, 2001, pp. 68–74.

North American Indians in the Great War

Krouse, Susan Applegate, and Joseph K. Dixon. North American Indians in the Great War. University of Nebraska Press, 2007. 

EBSCOhost, https://search-ebscohost-com.saintleo.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=202019&site=ehost-  live&scope=site.

The Rapid City Indian School, 1898-1933

Riney, Scott. The Rapid City Indian School, 1898-1933. University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. EBSCOhost,

https://search-ebscohost-com.saintleo.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=15625&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Defending Whose Country?: Indigenous Soldiers in the Pacific War

Riseman, Noah. Defending Whose Country? : Indigenous Soldiers in the Pacific War, Nebraska, 2012. 

ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/saintleo/detail.action?docID=1073754.

Indigenous Exceptionalism Under Fire: Assessing Indigenous Soldiers in Combat with the Australian,

Canadian, New Zealand and American Armie during the Second World War

Sheffield, R.Scott. “Indigenous Exceptionalism under Fire: Assessing Indigenous Soldiers in Combat

with the Australian, Canadian, New Zealand and American Armies during the Second World War.” 

Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History, vol. 45, no. 3, June 2017, pp. 506–24. EBSCOhost, https://doi-org.saintleo.idm.oclc.org/10.1080/03086534.2017.1332135.

The Praeger Handbook of Veterans' Health: History, Challenges, Issues, and Developments (Chapter 11)

The Praeger Handbook of Veterans' Health: History, Challenges, Issues, and Developments

[4 Volumes] : History, Challenges, Issues, and Developments, edited by Thomas W. Miller, ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012. 

ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/saintleo/detail.action?docID=1122435.

Warriors Without War: Seminole Leadership in the Late Twentieth Century

Wickman, Patricia Riles. Warriors Without War : Seminole Leadership in the Late Twentieth Century, University of Alabama Press, 2012. 

ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/saintleo/detail.action?docID=976616.

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