The Hank Adams Reader
The Hank Adams Reader

The Hank Adams Reader

An Exemplary Native Activist and the Unleashing of Indigenous Sovereignty


280 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: August 2011

ISBN 9781555914479

Price: $19.95
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Vine Deloria once said that Hank Adams was the most important Native American in the country. From his treaty rights work to his mediation of disputes between AIM and the US government in the 1970s, Adams shaped modern Native activism. For the first time, Adams' writings are collected, evidencing his unparalleled role in Indian affairs and beyond.

Author Biography

Professor David E. Wilkins holds the McKnight Presidential Professorship in American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota. He has adjunct appointments in Political Science, Law, and American Studies. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill in 1990. Wilkins' research and teaching interests include indigenous politics and governance, federal Indian policy and law, comparative politics, and diplomacy and constitutional development.