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A Longhouse Fragmented
A Longhouse Fragmented (January 2014)
Ohio Iroquois Autonomy in the Nineteenth Century
Brian Joseph Gilley - Author

Tells the social history of the Iroquois people of Ohio during the buildup to removal.

A Longhouse Fragmented is a historic ethnography of the Ohio Iroquois and, in particular, of the people known as the Seneca of Sandusky during the early nineteenth century. Using contemporary social theory and interdisciplinary methodologies, Brian Joseph Gilley tells the social history of the Native peoples of Ohio be...(Read More)
 
 
Papers of the Forty-First Algonquian Conference
Papers of the Forty-First Algonquian Conference (November 2013)
Actes du Congrès des Algonquinistes
Karl S. Hele - Editor
J. Randolph Valentine - Editor

Papers of the forty-first Algonquian Conference held at Concordia University in October 2009.

The papers of the Algonquian Conference have long served as the primary source of peer-reviewed scholarship addressing topics related to the languages and societies of Algonquian peoples. Contributions, which are peer-reviewed submissions presented at the annual conference, represent an assortment of humanities and soci...(Read More)
 
 
Indigenous Bodies
Indigenous Bodies (October 2013)
Reviewing, Relocating, Reclaiming
Jacqueline Fear-Segal - Editor
Rebecca Tillett - Editor

An interdisciplinary exploration of indigenous bodies.

This interdisciplinary collection of essays, by both Natives and non-Natives, explores presentations and representations of indigenous bodies in historical and contemporary contexts. Recent decades have seen a wealth of scholarship on the body in a wide range of disciplines. Indigenous Bodies extends this scholarship in exciting new ways, bringing tog...(Read More)
 
 
Listening to Ourselves
Listening to Ourselves (September 2013)
A Multilingual Anthology of African Philosophy
Chike Jeffers - Editor
Ngugi wa Thiong’o - Foreword by

Contemporary African philosophy in indigenous African languages and English translation.

A groundbreaking contribution to the discipline of philosophy, this volume presents a collection of philosophical essays written in indigenous African languages by professional African philosophers with English translations on the facing pages—demonstrating the linguistic and conceptual resources of African languages for...(Read More)
 
 
Tribal Worlds
Tribal Worlds (May 2013)
Critical Studies in American Indian Nation Building
Brian Hosmer - Editor
Larry Nesper - Editor

Explores how indigenous nationhood has emerged and been maintained in the face of aggressive efforts to assimilate Native peoples.

Tribal Worlds considers the emergence and general project of indigenous nationhood in several geographical and historical settings in Native North America. Ethnographers and historians address issues of belonging, peoplehood, sovereignty, conflict, economy, identity, and colo...(Read More)
 
 
The Guitar and the New World
The Guitar and the New World (April 2013)
A Fugitive History
Joe Gioia - Author

A transformative look at a popular instrument and a hidden chapter of American history.

The American guitar, that lightweight wooden box with a long neck, hourglass figure, and six metal strings, has evolved over five hundred years of social turmoil to become a nearly magical object—the most popular musical instrument in the world. In The Guitar and the New World, Joe Gioia offers a many-limbed soci...(Read More)
 
 
Fighting Colonialism with Hegemonic Culture
Fighting Colonialism with Hegemonic Culture (January 2013)
Native American Appropriation of Indian Stereotypes
Maureen Trudelle Schwarz - Author

Explores how American Indian businesses and organizations are taking on images that were designed to oppress them.

How and why do American Indians appropriate images of Indians for their own purposes? How do these representatives promote and sometimes challenge sovereignty for indigenous people locally and nationally? American Indians have recently taken on a new relationship with the hegemonic culture designed...(Read More)
 
 
Indigenous North American Drama
Indigenous North American Drama (January 2013)
A Multivocal History
Birgit Däwes - Editor

Traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama using a critical perspective.

Responding to an increasing need for critical perspectives and methodologies, this collection traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama through overviews of major developments, individual playwrights’ perspectives, and in-depth critical analyses. Bringing together writers and scholars from the ...(Read More)
 
 
Native Recognition
Native Recognition (December 2012)
Indigenous Cinema and the Western
Joanna Hearne - Author

Offers a new interpretation of the century-long relationship between the Western film genre and Native American filmmaking.

In Native Recognition, Joanna Hearne persuasively argues for the central role of Indigenous image-making in the history of American cinema. Across the twentieth and into the twenty-first centuries, Indigenous peoples have been involved in cinema as performers, directors, writers, co...(Read More)
 
 
Roving Mariners
Roving Mariners (December 2012)
Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790–1870
Lynette Russell - Author

A comprehensive history of Australian Aboriginal whaling and sealing.

For most Australian Aboriginal people, the impact of colonialism was blunt—dispossession, dislocation, disease, murder, and missionization. Yet there is another story of Australian history that has remained untold, a story of enterprise and entrepreneurship, of Aboriginal people seizing the opportunity to profit from life at sea as whale...(Read More)
 
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