Good novels about the western European colonization/colonialism of Native American territory?

Good novels about the western European colonization/colonialism of Native American territory? Topic: Book writing a literature review
June 26, 2019 / By Zibiah
Question: I have to read and then write a review about a book for my Social Science (university) class. I've taken an interest in Native American studies, so I'm looking for a book involving that. The book should mainly be about the impact of colonization/colonialism and I would prefer if human rights played a role in it. I'm trying keep it as relevant to the course as possible (course is mainly about human rights, development, and the global south). A small summary of the plot would be great. The more books you can name, the better. I would also prefer if the views weren't total anti-western European, but rather absent of any sort of bias. BQ: Do you think a book about the colonization of Native America would be acceptable for the course? We've been discussing colonization and colonialism a lot.
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Sheree Sheree | 1 day ago
Fantasies of the master race: http://www.amazon.com/Fantasies-Master-R... Chief Red Fox is Dead: http://www.amazon.com/Chief-Red-Fox-Dead...
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