Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a historian and professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Hayward. She is the author of Red Dirt: Growing Up Okie (Verso), The Great Sioux Nation, and Roots of Resistance, among other books.
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States|
2015 Recipient of the American Book Award
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land.