Wielding Words Like Weapons: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1995-2005

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About the Author

Ward Churchill (Keetoowah Cherokee) was, until moving to Atlanta in 2012, a member of the leadership council of Colorado AIM. A past national spokesperson for the Leonard Peltier De-fense Committee and U.N. delegate for the International Indian Treaty Council, he is a life mem-ber of Vietnam Veterans Against the War and currently a member of the elders council of the original Rainbow Coalition, founded by Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in 1969. Now retired, Churchill was professor of American Indian Studies and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies until 2005, when he became the focus of a major academic freedom case. Among his two-dozen books are the award-winning Agents of Repression (1988, 2002), Fantasies of the Master Race (1992, 1998), Struggle for the Land (1993, 2002), and On the Justice of Roosting Chickens (2003), as well as The COINTELPRO Papers (1990, 2002), A Little Matter of Geno-cide (1997), Acts of Rebellion (2003), and Kill the Indian, Save the Man (2004). Ward Churchill (Keetoowah Cherokee) is a former a member of the leadership council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado. He is a former professor of American Indian Studies and chair of the department of ethnic studies at University of Colorado-Boulder. Among his two dozen books are the award-winning Agents of Repression, Fantasies of the Master Race, On the Justice of Roosting Chickens, and Struggle for the Land. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Barbara Alice Mann (Ohio Bear Clan Seneca) is an associate professor in the Honors College of the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, and is the northern director of the Native American Alliance of Ohio. She is the author of 13 books, including the internationally acclaimed Iroquoian Women: The Gantowisas, Daughters of Mother Earth, George Washington's War on Native America, and The Tainted Gift. She lives in Toledo, Ohio. Barbara Alice Mann (Ohio Bear Clan Seneca) is a Ph.D. scholar and Associate Professor in the Honors College of the University of Toledo, in Toledo, Ohio. She has authored thirteen books, including the internationally acclaimed Iroquoian Women: The Gantowisas (2001), George Washington's War on Native America (2005), Daughters of Mother Earth (2006, released in pa-perback as Make a Beautiful Way, 2008), and The Tainted Gift (2009), on the deliberate spread of disease to Natives by settlers as a land-clearing tactic. She lives in her homeland and is the Northern Director of the Native American Alliance of Ohio. Ward Churchill (Keetoowah Cherokee) is a former a member of the leadership council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado. He is a former professor of American Indian Studies and chair of the department of ethnic studies at University of Colorado-Boulder. Among his two dozen books are the award-winning Agents of Repression, Fantasies of the Master Race, On the Justice of Roosting Chickens, and Struggle for the Land. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Barbara Alice Mann (Ohio Bear Clan Seneca) is an associate professor in the Honors College of the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, and is the northern director of the Native American Alliance of Ohio. She is the author of 13 books, including the internationally acclaimed Iroquoian Women: The Gantowisas, Daughters of Mother Earth, George Washington's War on Native America, and The Tainted Gift. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.

Reviews

"Compellingly original, with the powerful eloquence and breadth of knowledge we have come to expect from Churchill's writing." --Howard Zinn
"An important contribution that merits careful reflection, and an implicit call to action that should not be ignored." --Noam Chomsky
"Ward Churchill is important. I mean, Noam Chomsky, Emma Goldman important." --Maximum Rock 'n' Roll
"This is insurgent intellectual work--breaking new ground, forging new paths, engaging us in critical resistance." --bell hooks
"When confronted with polemicists around whom such fiery debate has raged, it is always best to read them in their own words. Such is the case with Ward Churchill." --D.M. Cobb, CHOICE