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Published: 28 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388401-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8840-1
... chapter seven ‘‘Playing Indian The Selection of Radmilla Cody as Miss Navajo Nation, 1997–1998 celia e. naylor Critical studies by a number of Native American scholars have articu- lated...
Published: 09 August 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382652-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8265-2
Published: 03 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384717-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8471-7
... James Faris Navajo and Photography s exemplar of the photographic practices on Native Americans, out- A linedherearewhatmightbecalled‘‘photographicregistersinthe imaging of Navajo’’ (see table 1). This information cannot, of course, be...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... INTERLUDE 1 ­Every Navajo Has an Anthro I drove forty-­five minutes along Highway 64, ascending from the high des- ert town of Chinle, Arizona, in the center of the Navajo Nation, following the rims of Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto, to...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398998-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9899-8
... III ''Always the Navajo Took the Picture" Viewed from a certain distance, the great, simple outlines which define the storyteller stand out in him, or rather, they become visible in him, just as in a rock a human head or an animal's body may appear to an observer at the proper...
Published: 15 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375968-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7596-8
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... travelers to become earth-s­urface ­people, knowing themselves as Diné in a homeland they called Dinétah.1 Travel and emergence through t­hese consecu- tive worlds, with their attending colors, animals, celestial beings, and vari­ ous uman ­h dramas, establish the ontological difference many Navajo...
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By Dana E. Powell
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... University Press. Agrawal, Arun, and Suzana Sawyer. 2000. “Environmental Orientalisms.” Cultural Critique 54: 71–108. Alexander, Christian, Naree Chan, and Bob Gregory. 2011. “18,000 Americans with- out Electricity: Illuminating and Solving the Navajo Energy Crisis.” Colorado Journal of...
Published: 01 January 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... ­water basin spray-­painted “Livestock Only! Not for ­human consumption.” Our tour bus of musicians, sound techs, and environmental activists pulled into Win­dow Rock, the capi- tal of the Navajo Nation, following an all-nig­ ht westward drive along Inter- state 40. My eyes cut across the road to a...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
... of my graduate students at the University of New Mexico who helped significantly with the making of the maps and also with the challenging process of Athabascan orthography in several of the essays. Aprell Emerson (Navajo) and Patrick Willink (Navajo) were especially helpful and...
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... Chapter 3 spins out the threads of sympoiesis in ecological evolutionary developmental biology and in art science activisms committed to four iconic troubled places: (1) coral reef holobiomes, (2) Black Mesa coal country in Navajo and Hopi lands and other extraction zones impacting indigenous...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... of 10.3 megawatts or Zimba- bwe’s 959 megawatts of usage.1 In 2003, the Navajo Nation in the American Southwest signed an agreement with a German corporation, Steag Power, to develop a proj­ect of this scale on tribal land in Burnham, New Mexico, a small hamlet in the northeastern badlands of...
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By Joanne Barker
Published: 19 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9338-2
... officials of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and the Navajo Nation passed laws in 2004 and 2005 to define marriage as being between a man and a woman of the opposite sex and prohibiting same- sex marriage rights (Fletcher 2006). These laws mirrored the provisions of the U.S...
Published: 19 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393382-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9338-2
... officials of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and the Navajo Nation passed laws in 2004 and 2005 to define marriage as being between a man and a woman of the opposite sex and prohibiting same- sex marriage rights (Fletcher 2006). These laws mirrored the provisions of the U.S...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... plants on this ere usually scale ­w completed quickly, without such extended federal and local negotiations. If native nations are indeed sovereign, he wondered aloud, with nation-­to-­nation relations with the United States, and if the Navajo Na- tion has secured the technical expertise and...
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By Dana E. Powell
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
...”; “Impacted body: disabled, 145; disfigured, 198; Nations”; Yazzie, Venaya earth, 57; expertise, 172; ­human, body (continued) 270n4; meetings, 29, 100, 109, 131, 142, 13, 188, 194–95, 200–201, 228, 256; 275n5; resolutions, 105, 111, 123, 130; Navajo, 168, 218...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373100-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7310-0
... chapter elaborates on this fantasy through a reading of François Truffaut’s film The Wild Child ( L’Enfant Sauvage , 1970). It locates a corrective to this tendency in Sol Worth and John Adair’s Navajo Film Themselves Project from 1966, an experiment in shared ethnographic filmmaking. The author argues...
Published: 01 January 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... ABBREVIATIONS aim American Indian Movement bat Business Activity Tax bia Bureau of Indian Affairs bmwc lack MesaB ­Water Co­ali­tion bncc bhp Navajo Coal Com­pany bo Biological Opinion ccw coal combustion waste cert...