Donald Fixico (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek and Seminole)

Donald L. Fixico is Distinguished Foundation Professor of History at Arizona State University and a native scholar (Shawnee, Sac & Fox, Muscogee Creek and Seminole). He is a policy historian and ethnohistorian, and the author and editor of more than a dozen books, which include Termination and Relocation: Federal Indian Policy, 1945-1960 (1986) and Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts and Sovereignty, 3 vols., editor, (2007). His recent works are Indian Resilience and Rebuilding: Indigenous Nations in the Modern American West (2013) and Call for Change: The Medicine Way of American Indian History, Ethos and Reality (2013).

Author's Entries

  • Termination and Restoration in Oregon

    Termination Of the federal-Indian policies introduced to American Indians, termination of trust relations in the 1950s was arguably the most dangerous for Native peoples. On a case-by-case basis, termination threatened to end the trust relationship the U.S. government had with tribes, bands, communities, and individuals who possessed trust lands or …

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