Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is Professor Emerita of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Hayward. She is a highly regarded writer, historian, speaker, and activist in the international Indigenous movement. Dunbar-Ortiz has written extensively on social justice issues, especially in relation to women’s liberation and indigenous sovereignty. Her many notable books include Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment (2018), An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States (2014), which received the American Book Award, and The Great Sioux Nation: An Oral History of the Sioux Nation and its Struggle for Sovereignty (1997). Her latest book it Not A Nation of Immigrants”: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion (2021).

The Colonial Roots of Gun Culture
The origins of the U.S. gun obsession lie in the violent dispossession of Native Americans.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Rural America
Land Claims: An Indigenous People’s History of the United States
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz