9780896726413

Reconfigurations of Native North America

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  • ISBN13:

    9780896726413

  • ISBN10:

    089672641X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-07-15
  • Publisher: Texas Tech Univ Pr
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Summary

Bringing new dimensions to the discourses on First Nations and Native America

Table of Contents

Maps and Tablesp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. 3
Comparative Historical and Cultural Perspectivesp. 9
Indigenous Colonial Treaties of North America in Comparative Perspectivep. 13
Native Self-Determination Building: The Crees of Northern Quebec and the Navajos of the American Southwestp. 32
Bear Ceremonialism and Its Ecological Aspects among Subarctic and Plains Indiansp. 54
The Literary Indigenous Voicep. 71
The Curious Case of Coyote, or the Tale of the Appropriated Tricksterp. 75
"My Cells Will Not Forget": The Writings of Wendy Rosep. 91
Sherman Alexie and Stretching Sexual Boundariesp. 102
Challenges Past and Presentp. 109
The Image of Indians in the Imagination of the Early Republicp. 115
Perspectives on the Lakota Ghost Dance of 1890p. 140
Force and Possibility: Hopis' Views of the Internetp. 152
Indian Gaming, Sovereignty, and the Courts: The Case of the Miccosukee Tribe of Floridap. 160
Teaching and Learning about Native North America: An Analysis of Educational Standards for Schools in the United States and Canadap. 178
Nation and Identityp. 193
Building a Shawnee Nation: Indigenous Identity, Tribal Structure, and Sociopolitical Organization, 1400-1770p. 199
"Why Quarrel about Dividing the Hind Quarter When We Are Not Going to Hunt?": Seminole Diplomatic Discourse before the Cometp. 225
Hybridity, Canadian Indian Policy, and the Construction and "Extinguishment" of Metis Aboriginal Rights in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 236
The "Metis Indians" of Ontariop. 252
The Peoplep. 263
Scales of Aboriginal Citizenship in Canada: Postcolonial Problems and Progressp. 269
The Land Remembers the People, the People Remember the Land: American Indian History as a Continuing Storyp. 279
Beginningsp. 293
About the Authorsp. 303
Indexp. 309
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