Ward Churchill

Ward Chuchill

Ward Churchill was, until moving to Atlanta in 2012, a member of the leadership council of Colorado AIM. A past national spokesperson for the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee and UN delegate for the International Indian Treaty Council, he is a life member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War and currently a member of the Council of Elders of the original Rainbow Coalition, founded by Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in 1969. Now retired, Churchill was professor of American Indian Studies and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies until 2005, when he became the focus of a major academic freedom case. Among his two dozen books are the award-winning Agents of Repression (1988, 2002), Fantasies of the Master Race (1992, 1998), Struggle for the Land (1993, 2002), and On the Justice of Roosting Chickens (2003), as well as The COINTELPRO Papers (1990, 2002), A Little Matter of Genocide (1997), Acts of Rebellion (2003), and Kill the Indian, Save the Man (2004).

Books by Ward

Wielding Words like Weapons: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1995–2005
Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America, Third Edition
From a Native Son: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1985–1995, Second Edition

Forewords/Prefaces by Ward

Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

Wielding Words like Weapons: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1995–2005

Wielding Words like Weapons: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1995–2005

SKU: 9781629631011
Author: Ward Churchill • Foreword by Barbara Alice Mann
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629631011
Published: 4/2017
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 6 x 9
Page count: 616
Subjects: Indigenous Studies/History-U.S./Politics

Praise

“Compellingly original, with the powerful eloquence and breadth of knowledge we have come to expect from Churchill’s writing.”
—Howard Zinn

“This is insurgent intellectual work—breaking new ground, forging new paths, engaging us in critical resistance.”
—bell hooks

“An important contribution that merits careful reflection, and an implicit call to action that should not be ignored.”
—Noam Chomsky

“Ward Churchill is important. I mean, Noam Chomsky, Emma Goldman important.”
Maximum Rock ’n’ Roll



Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America, Third Edition

Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America, Third Edition

SKU: 9781629632247
Author: Ward Churchill and Michael Ryan • Preface: Ed Mead • Foreword: Dylan Rodríguez
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629632247
Published: 3/2017
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 5 x 8
Page count: 192
Subjects: Politics-Acitvism

Praise

“Although Churchill couches his psychological analysis in much more polite terms than I would, he believes that some white upper-middle-class activists are deeply conflicted about whether they really want to dismantle capitalism and give up their position of privilege.”
Greanville Post

“The book’s main thrust is to analyze and tear apart the ideology of pacifism, explaining how it is, in many ways, a counter-revolutionary ideology.”
Irish Republican News



From a Native Son: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1985–1995, Second Edition

From a Native Son: Selected Essays in Indigenism, 1985–1995, Second Edition

SKU: 9781629631080
Author: Ward Churchill • Introduction by Howard Zinn
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629631080
Published: 2019
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 6 x 9
Page count: 608
Subjects: History-U.S./Native American Studies

Praise

“Ward Churchill points out the traditional Indian views more than anyone else.”
—John Ross, Jr., Former Principle Chief United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians

“Wielding his intellect like a stiletto. Churchill lays bare the evil that is Western culture.”
—Haunani-Kay Trask, author From a Native Daughter

“Challenging the fundamental constructions of America through the lens of ‘indigenism,’ Churchill’s astute examination of the U.S. cultural and political spectacle is a winning combination of scholarship and keen perception.”
—Elena Featherstone, editor of Skin Deep: Women Writing on Color, Culture and Identity

“A meticulous scholar, Churchill goes toe-to-toe on their own ground with individuals, institutions, and ideologies that undermine human dignity and assault the path of Native liberation.”
—Janice Command, Counterpoise

“There’s no better writer on indigenous issues than my brother, Ward Churchill.”
—Russell Means, American Indian Movement



Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

SKU: 9781604862232
Editor: Daniel Burton-Rose • Preface by Ward Churchill
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781604862232
Published: 9/2010
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 9 x 6
Page count: 320
Subjects: Politics-Activism, History-US

Praise

Creating a Movement with Teeth is an important contribution to the growing body of literature on armed struggle in the 1970s. It gets us closer to knowing not only how pervasive militant challenges to the system were, but also the issues and contexts that shaped such strategies. Through documents by and about the George Jackson Brigade, as well as the introduction by Daniel Burton-Rose, this book sheds light on events that have until now been far too obscured.”
—Dan Berger, author of Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity; editor The Hidden 1970s: Histories of Radicalism.

“Daniel Burton-Rose’s documentary history of the George Jackson Brigade offers the reader a rare first-hand account of a militant movement’s attempt to communicate and refine the intent of its actions. The volume focuses on the 1970s, when revolution seemed imminent to those engaged in ‘the struggle.’ It contains a marvelous array of surveillance reports, feature articles in mainstream newspapers, on-the-spot communiqués directed both to the Brigade’s constituency on the Left and to the impacted public, and many print volleys between the groups on the subject of violence. Suddenly this hidden history comes alive, nuanced, open to interpretation with the actual documents in hand. Burton-Rose’s helpful annotations and his thoughtful retrospective interview with several of the members of the group underscores his deep understanding of the period, the people, and the issues that remain compelling as revealed by the mix of remorse, self-criticism, as well as consistent conviction. The Brigade’s use of international and historical revolutionaries as points of reference, also makes this book an valuable resource for a wide range of issue relevant to studies of the past, present, and sadly, the future.”
—Candace Falk, Ph.D., Director of The Emma Goldman Papers, and Editor of Emma Goldman, A Documentary History of the American Years, Volume 1: Made for America, 1890–1901and Volume 2, Making Speech Free, 1902–1909.

“The popular image of the ’70s urban guerrilla, even on the left, is that of the student radical or New Left youth activist kicking it up a couple of notches. Daniel Burton-Rose’s documentary history of the George Jackson Brigade is an important corrective in this regard. The Brigade, rooted in prison work, white and black, straights, bisexuals and dykes, was as rich a mixture of the elements making up the left as one could perhaps hope for. We all have much to learn form the Brigade’s rich and unique history.” 
—André Moncourt,  Co-editor of The Red Army Faction: A Documentary History.

“A deep dig into the victories and errors of this important yet often overlooked revolutionary group. ‘Information a hundred times more powerful than any bomb.'”
—G. Filastine  (interventionist, Infernal Noise Brigade)



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