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Author Wickman, Patricia Riles.
Title Warriors Without War : Seminole Leadership in the Late Twentieth Century.
Imprint Alabama : University of Alabama Press, 2011.

Author Wickman, Patricia Riles.
Subject Billie, James, 1944- -- Influence.
Seminole Indians -- Florida -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Seminole Indians -- Oklahoma -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Indian leadership -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Indian leadership -- Oklahoma -- History -- 20th century.
Gambling on Indian reservations -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
Gambling on Indian reservations -- Oklahoma -- History -- 20th century.
Seminole Nation of Oklahoma -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (420 pages)
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; A Note on Language; 1. An Alternate Universe; 2. Coming of Age in the '70s; 3. James "E." Billie: The Man Who Would Be King; 4. Hitting the Big Time; 5. Dollars and Drugs; 6. Home, Home on the Res; 7. One Too Many Alligators; 8. Money Matters (More and More); 9. The Beginning of the End; 10. Gaming: The Next Chapter; 11. The Fourth Seminole War; 12. La Ley del Deseo; 13. A Change, of Course?; 14. Coda; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Warriors Without War takes readers beneath the placid waters of the Seminole's public image and into the fascinating depths of Seminole society and politics. For the entire last quarter of the twentieth century, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a federally recognized American Indian Tribe, struggled as it transitioned from a tiny group of warriors into one of the best-known tribes on the world's economic stage through their gaming enterprises. Caught between a desperate desire for continued cultural survival and the mounting pressures of the non-Indian world - especially.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780817385392 (electronic bk.)
0817385398 (electronic bk.)
0817317317 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780817317317 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 801363500
Additional Format Print version: Wickman, Patricia Riles. Warriors Without War : Seminole Leadership in the Late Twentieth Century. Alabama : University of Alabama Press, 2011 9780817317317

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