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Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383826-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8382-6
... are readily apparent. The grandparent-grandchild bond and the scene of indigenous instruction—or their devastating absence— play significant roles, for instance, in Dallas Chief Eagle’s Winter Count, N. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn, The Way to Rainy Mountain, and The Names, James...
Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383826-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8382-6
... PART II AN INDIGENOUS RENAISSANCE Te Roopu o te Matakite, the group organizing the [land] march, see the unity of the Maori people as the greatest tool they have in fighting for the retention of their lands.—Publicity brochure for the 1975 Land March At...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
... announce the continental resurgence of the Pachacutic (the return) along with the closure of Oxlajuj 542  Third Continental Summit of Indigenous Nations Baq’tun (long count of 5,200 years) and as we approach the door of the new Baq’tun, we journey together to make of Abya Yala a “land full of life...
Published: 15 September 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8599-8
... Coda Indigenous to Modernity ‘‘Singing is in a line of descent from the psalms, a way of puncturing reality, the ordered structure of things as they are. As soon as we start to sing, dance, remember, things are not...
Published: 16 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383826-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8382-6
... 2 INDIAN TRUTH Debating Indigenous Identity after Indians in the War Through[out] the Solomons, in the Marianas, at Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and almost every island where Marines have stormed ashore in the war, the...
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
... PART II ERASURE AND LEGIBILITY CHAPTER 4 CALIFORNIA AND OREGON’S MODOC INDIANS How Indigenous Resistance Camouflages Genocide in Colonial Histories Benjamin Madley On Good Friday 1873, the...
Published: 17 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384335-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8433-5
... amended later on with the addition of hundreds of additional individuals. The censuses were supposed to count only members of the indigenous parcialidad descended from tribute-paying indios of the colony. The fig- ures encompassed men, women, and children, some of whom claimed indigenous descent...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394334-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9433-4
... Indigenous commentators raised questions about the ideas behind their criticism and the role of ‘‘authenticators’’ of Indigenous identity and politics.∫ What counts as an Indigenous movement? Who is a ‘‘legitimate’’ representative of Indigenous demands? How do we, as social scientists, engage with...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...fly by night mythology An Indigenous Guide to White Man, or How to Stay Sane When the World Makes No Sense Larry McNeil (Tlingit and Nisga’a) Larry McNeil was born and raised in Alaska. As a member of the Tlingit and Nisga’a Nations (from both the United States and Canada), he has...
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... for Barreiro’s contemporary oral histories, we have no written ac- counts by indigenous sources that describe their own lives and society. The Spanish priest Bartolomé de Las Casas, however, recorded countless indige- nous testimonies as part of his crusade to stop the cruelties of the conquest...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
... III Worldviews: Alaska Native and Indigenous Epistemologies Epistemology (from the Greek word epistēmē or “knowledge” and ology or “the study of”) is a branch of philosophy that deals with...
Published: 26 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389934-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8993-4
...M Local Elections and Regime Crises The Political Culture of Indigenous Peoples leticia reina N During the last quarter of the twentieth century, amid the economic dis- locations of debt crises and political reforms, elections suddenly moved...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
... Hotting, Twocking, and textual form taken by academic knowledge; traces Indigenous Shipping: of travel suffuse the writing so pervasively that knowledge and travel seem to be metaphors for A Vehicular Theory...
Published: 06 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388692-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8869-2
... chapter 12 indigenous minority-language media: s4c, cultural identity, and the welsh- language televisual community Ruth McElroy Because the United Kingdom was, at least until the Second World War, a global center...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
...daniel mato The Transnational Making of Representations of Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture: Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations at the Smithsonian Institution’s Festival Most people don’t know, but it takes a lot of work to be an indigenous leader in these days. One has to send and receive a...
Published: 13 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378273-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7827-3
... of indigenous media are present in Filo’s ac- count—the cycle of leaving and returning, the electronic mirror, and the process of reflection that can in turn strengthen community cohe- sion, and of course the value of collective labor. The ‘‘current situation and recent events’’ that Smith refers...
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392859-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9285-9
... uprising among the oppressed with little more than their heroic example. The mostly Ladino younger members of the group were engaged in the debates then raging among Guatemalan intellectuals over how to ac- count historically for Guatemalan indigenous distinctiveness; they felt that the far’s...
Published: 27 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392965-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9296-5
... Indigenous issues, there was a tendency among advocates, and I would count myself among them, to stay away from this Convention, and to regard it as not really speaking to native issues In the U.S. context, he explains, advo- cates were concerned that Native Americans might be viewed as ‘‘holding the...
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392101-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9210-1
...3 david tavárez Legally Indian Inquisitorial Readings of Indigenous Identity in New Spain In Spanish America, the colonial lexicon of what may be desig- nated, using contemporary terms, as ‘‘race’’ or ‘‘ethnicity’’ was both am- bivalent and highly diversified.∞ Both...
Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
... anna lowenhaupt tsing Adat/Indigenous Indigeneity in Motion For light, Sirissheh, is the shadow’s shadow. —Somtow Sucharitkul Words in motion surprise us. Their far-flung antics interrupt conventional...