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The World of Indigenous North America

Edited by: Robert Warrior

Print publication date:  December  2014
Online publication date:  December  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415879521
eBook ISBN: 9780203122280
Adobe ISBN: 9781136332005

10.4324/9780203122280
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Book description

The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature, socio-linguistics, geography, sciences, and gender studies, among others, in order to make sense of the Indigenous experience.

Covering both Canada's First Nations and the Native American tribes of the United States, and alluding to the work being done in indigenous studies through the rest of the world, the volume reflects the critical mass of scholarship that has developed in Indigenous Studies over the past decade, and highlights the best new work that is emerging in the field. The World of Indigenous North America is a book for every scholar in the field to own and refer to often.

Contributors: Chris Andersen, Joanne Barker, Duane Champagne, Matt Cohen, Charlotte Cote, Maria Cotera, Vincente M. Diaz, Elena Maria Garcia, Hanay Geiogamah, Carole Goldberg, Brendan Hokowhitu, Sharon Holland, LeAnne Howe, Shari Huhndorf, Jennie Joe, Ted Jojola, Daniel Justice, K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Jose Antonio Lucero, Tiya Miles, Felipe Molina, Victor Montejo, Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Val Napoleon, Melissa Nelson, Jean M. O'Brien, Amy E. Den Ouden, Gus Palmer, Michelle Raheja, David Shorter, Noenoe K. Silva, Shannon Speed, Christopher B. Teuton, Sean Teuton, Joe Watkins, James Wilson, Brian Wright-McLeod

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Life in a 21st Century Mound City Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Maya World through its Literature Download PDF
Chapter  3:  “Anasazi” No More Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Alaska Native Politics Since the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Zapatista Autonomy, Local Governance, and an Organic Theory of Rights  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Geographies Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Urban Landscapes of North America Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Challenge of Revitalizing Heritage Languages Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Indigenous Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Recognition and Rebuilding Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Food Sovereignty, Food Hegemony, and the Revitalization of Indigenous Whaling Practices Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Songs of Transformation Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Indigenous Writing Download PDF
Chapter  15:  A History of Books in Native North America Download PDF
Chapter  16:  American Indian Theater 2013 Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Courts, Police, and the Law Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Education Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Health and Wellness in Native North America Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The Changing Picture of Health for American Indians and Alaska Natives Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Resurgence and Resistance in Abya Yala Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Māori Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Race Matters Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Sexuality Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Gender Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Afro-Native Realities Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Indigenous but Not Indian? Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Disability in Indigenous North America Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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