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Basket diplomacy : leadership, alliance-building, and resilience among the Coushatta tribe of Louisiana, 1884-1984 / Denise E. Bates ; epilogue by David Sickey.

Author/creator Bates, Denise E. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
Copyright Notice ©2020
Descriptionxxv, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1. "Don't Forget Your Gumbo Bowl": Building a Life at Bayou Blue -- Chapter 2. Refusing To Be Overlooked: Tribal Leadership and the Introduction of Federal Indian Services, 1913-1951 -- Chapter 3. Abandoned, Not Terminated: The Aftermath and Response to the Unilateral Withdrawal of Federal Services, 1951-1962 -- Chapter 4. Poor, But Not Hopeless: Relentless Advocacy Efforts and the Opening of the First Tribal Enterprise, 1962-1969 -- Chapter 5. An Unusual Road to Recognition: Uncovering Administrative Oversights and Drawing Louisiana into Indian Affairs, 1969-1973 -- Chapter 6. Controlling the Conversation: Reshaping the Narrative and Building a Tribal Nation, 1973-1984- Epilogue / by David Sickey.
Abstract "Basket Diplomacy reveals how the Coushatta people made the Bayou Blue settlement their home by embedding themselves into the area's cultural, economic, and political domains"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 217-301) and index.
LCCN 2019015628
ISBN9781496212085 hardcover
ISBN1496212088 hardcover
ISBNelectronic publication
ISBNelectronic book

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