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xv, 583 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • (Note: * indicates new reading.) Forward: Jose Barreiro I. PEOPLES AND NATIONS: FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ANCESTORS. *A. Definitions and Diversity, Phillip Wearne. *B. The Crucible of American Indian Identity: Native Tradition Versus Colonial Imposition in Postconquest North America, Ward Churchill. C. To the U.S. Census Bureau, Native Americans are Practically Invisible, John Anner. *D. Is Urban a Person or a Place? Characteristics of Urban Indian Country, Susan Lobo. II. THE HIDDEN HERITAGE. A. Mis Misa: The Power Within AKOO-Yet That Protects The World Darryl Babe Wilson. B. Perceptions of America's Native Democracies: The Societies Colonial Americans Observed, Donald A. Grinde, Jr. and Bruce E. Johansen. C. One More Smile for a Hopi Clown, Emory Sekaquaptewa. D. Latin America's Indigenous Peoples: Changing Identities and Forms of Resistance, Michael Kearney and Stephano Varese. E. Mexico: The Crisis of Identity, Alexander Ewen. III. THE AMERICAN INDIAN STORY (HISTORY). A. The Black Hills: The Sacred Land of The Lakota and Tsistsistas Mario Gonzalez. B. The Rediscovery of Hawaiian Sovereignty, by Poka Laenui. C. The Sword and the Cross: The Missions of California, Jeannette Henry Costo. *D. Creating a Visual History: A Question of Ownership, Theresa Harlan. E. Directions in People's Movements, John Mohawk. IV. "THE ONLY GOOD INDIAN !": RACISM, STEREOTYPES, AND DISCRIMINATION. *A. Mythical Pleistocene Hit Men, Vine Deloria, Jr. B. The Pocahontas Perplex: The Image of Indian Women in American Culture, Rayna Green. *C. Reprise/Forced Sterilizations: Native Americans and the "Last Gasp of Eugenics, " Bruce Johansen. D. Renegades, Terrorists, and Revolutionaries: The Government's Propaganda War Against The American Indian Movement, Ward Churchhill. V. ALL MY RELATIONS: FAMILY AND EDUCATION. A. Asgaya-dihi, Wilma Mankiller and Michael Wallis. *B. Traveling Traditions, Deanna Kingston. C. The Spirit of the People has Awakened and is Enjoying Creation Through Us: An Interview with Jeanette Armstrong, Okanagan, Dagmar Thorpe. D. Civilize Them with a Stick, by Mary Brave Bird (Crow Dog) with Richard Erdoes. E. Urban American Indian Preschool, by Susan Lobo. *F. Protagonism Emergent: Indians and Higher Education, Jeffrey Wollock. VI. SPIRITUALITY. A. Alone on the Hilltop, by John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erodes. B. My World is a Gift of My Teachers, by Frank R. LaPena. *C. Who Owns Our Past? The Repatriation of Native American Human Remains and Cultural Objects, Russell Thornton. D. Battling for Souls: Organizing the Return of Sacred Textiles to the Community of Coroma, Bolivia, Victoria Bomberry. E. The Great Pretenders: Further Reflections on WhiteShamanism, Wendy Rose. VII. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ECONOMY AND THE ENVIRONMENT. A. Indigenous Environmental Perspectives: A North American Primer, by Winona LaDuke. B. Native American Labor and Public Policy in the United States, Alice Littlefield. C. The Dealer's Edge: Gaming in the Path of Native America, Tim Johnson. D. All We Ever Wanted Was To Catch Fish, NARF Legal Review. E. Lovely Hula Hands: Corporate Tourism and the Prostitution of Hawaiian Culture, Haunani-Kay Trask. *F. The Struggle Over Land on Central America's Last Frontier, Mac Chapin. VIII. COMMUNITY WELL-BEING: HEALTH, WELFARE, AND JUSTICE. A. Yes is Better Than No, Byrd Baylor. B. Gathering, Gary Paul Nabhan. C. The Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse Among American Indians: The Mythical and Real Properties, Philip A. May. D. Young Once, Indian Forever, Joan Smith. E. Punishing Institutions: The Story of Catherine "Cedar Woman", Luana Ross. IX. NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS, STRUGGLE, AND REVITALIZATION. A. Voices of Indigenous Peoples: Epilogue, Oren Lyons (Joagquisho, Onondaga Nation). *B. Ethnic Reorganization: American Indian Social, Economic, Political, and Cultural Strategies for Survival, Joane Nagel and C. Matthew Snipp. C. Reflections of Alcatraz, Lanada Boyer. *D. Hawaiian Language Schools, Leanne Hinton. E. A "New Partnership" for Indigenous Peoples: Can the United Nations Make a Difference, Russel Lawrence Barsh. F. Indigenous Peoples Seattle Declaration on the Occasion of the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, November 30-December 3, 1999. Appendix A. Native Media. Appendix B. Indigenous Peoples' Organizations. Appendix C. Native American Studies Programs in the United States and Canada. Appendix D. American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Credits. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780130307323 20160528
For courses in Introduction to American Indians in departments of Native American Studies/American Indian Studies, Anthropology, American Studies, Sociology, History, Women's Studies. This unique reader presents a broad approach to the study of American Indians through the voices and viewpoints of the Native Peoples themselves. Multi-disciplinary and hemispheric in approach, it draws on ethnography, biography, journalism, art, and poetry to familiarize students with the historical and present day experiences of native peoples and nations throughout North and South America--all with a focus on themes and issues that are crucial within Indian Country today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780130307323 20160528
Green Library
xxi, 335 p. ; 23 cm.
The early settlers in America had a special relationship to the theatre. Though largely without a theatre of their own, they developed an ideology of theatre that expressed their sense of history, as well as their version of life in the New World. "Theater Enough" provides an innovative analysis of early American culture by examining the rhetorical shaping of the experience of settlement in the new land through the metaphor of the theatre. The rhetoric, or discourse, of early American theatre emerged out of the figures of speech that permeated the colonists' lives and literary productions. Jeffrey H.Richards examines a variety of texts - histories, diaries, letters, journals, poems, sermons, political tracts, trial transcripts, orations, and plays - and looks at the writings of such authors as John Winthrop and Mercy Oris Warren. Richards places the American usage of theatrum mundi - the world depicted as stage - in the context of classical and Renaissance traditions, but shows how the trope functions in American rhetoric as a register for religious, political and historical attitudes. Richards' interdisciplinary study is grounded in literary history, but also draws on scholarship in political history, sociology, anthropology, theory, and religion to show how the pervasive metaphor of the theatre provides a wide, revealing window on the politics and culture of the early Americans.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822311072 20160528
Green Library


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