Reflecting on such issues as poverty, education, racism, cultural preservation, and tribal sovereignty, the contributors to this volume offer a glimpse into the historical struggle[s] of Southern Native peoples, examine their present-day efforts and share their hopes for the future...In a country that still faces challenges to civil rights and misconceptions about Indian identity and tribal sovereignty, [this] book builds a deeper understanding of modern native peoples within a region where they are often overlooked.
An excellent introduction to modern Native people in the southeastern United States. . . . Readers wishing to learn about and connect with southern Native people should consult this work.
--North Carolina Historical Review
This moving anthology . . . reveal[s] the richness and variety of Native American life in the South during the 20th century.