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The night watchman

Louise Erdrich.
Summary
Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new 'emancipation' bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress. It is 1953 and he and the other council members know the bill isn't about freedom; Congress is fed up with Indians. The bill is a 'termination' that threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land and their very identity. How can the government abandon treaties made in good faith with Native Americans 'for as long as the grasses shall grow, and the rivers run'?

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Item ID
1270945-3001
Call Number
XX(1270945.3)
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Publication Year
2020
ISBN
9780062983855
0062983857
Description
11 audio discs (13 hr., 45 min.) :