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By Jerry K. Jacka
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... without the vital life force of grease. With the increase in tribal fighting, the spirits of deceased warriors roam in ever greater numbers, preventing people from settling and farming on lands where enemies have died, thereby further truncating social flexibility in Porgera. ...
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... has ended many of the rituals formerly used to placate ancestral spirits, which has led most Porgerans to worry about “the end of the land,” a landscape without the vital life force of grease. With the increase in tribal fighting, the spirits of deceased warriors roam in ever greater numbers...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
...’ treatment of their art form as a performance about violence as performance. The chapter traces features of ngoma’s dress, sound, and dance to recent and long-past military styles. It also charts some of the history of the area’s factional fighting and chronicles aspects of a local conflict during the early...
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... obtain wage-paying jobs turn to tribal fighting in order to extort money from groups who receive mining benefits. Porgerans refer to tribal fighting as “working in the life market,” as people with no possibility of wage labor sell the only thing the market demands: their very lives. ...
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... obtain wage-paying jobs turn to tribal fighting in order to extort money from groups who receive mining benefits. Porgerans refer to tribal fighting as “working in the life market,” as people with no possibility of wage labor sell the only thing the market demands: their very lives. ...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... a specific history, but now common not only to social science but to modern discourse around the world, and apply them as universal cate- gories.When we look at tribal societies that do not have a differentiated state or economy, then we can plainly see that religion cannot be a sepa- rate sphere of...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
..., food, arnlS, and other support they can get from Ka• bul, and continue to cooperate with the mujahidil1 in secret. The heavy fighting in 1983 in the Paktia and Paktika provinces, areas where this policy had been applied extensively, gave clear evidence of its failure. Even when some tribal khans...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... part nonprofessional, forcing the imam to rely for defense on the levy of tribal irregulars. Consequently, the capacity of the imam to penetrate his society, to regulate behavior in it, to draw resources from it, and to use those resources as lle saw fit was quite lilnited. Imams Yahya and...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... affiliated with the Communist Party) to seek better wages and conditions. In the 1950s urban women who had been active in labor struggles and in the Defiance Campaign came together in a large nonracial grouping, the Federation of South African Women, to fight for women’s rights. At the launch of the...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... decision to establish a tentative presence in the Adeni hinterland, which at the time (the late nineteenth century) was a complex set of principalities, sheikhdoms, naqibdorns, and other statelets of various sizes, powers, and orientations, most often with a tribal affiliation. This decision...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... the colonial context, as we have already pointed out, the natives fight among themselves. They tend to use each other as a screen, and each hides from his neighbor the national enemy."29 Then, as Michael Taussig notes, Native peoples are portrayed by the dominant culture as inherently...
Published: 18 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... suspected race. For example, applications for recognition via inter- marriage often included tribal and federal government marriage certifi- cates and testimony from wedding officiants. These applicants were mostly recognized as white or mixed blood : white and Native. They often had access to the...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... spiritual, aesthetic, and cultural ties to the desert environment out of which they emerged. Centuries after the founding of Islam, Mecca and Medina remained deeply tribal desert cities, filled with foreigners, but they were also connected with new centers of cosmopolitan activity under Muslim rule Cairo...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
..., sexism operates with full force today and requires strategies that directly address it. Before Native peoples fight for the future of their nations, they must ask themselves, who is included in the nation? It is often the case that gender justice is articulated as being a separate issue from...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... with utter ruthless- ness whatever has stood in his way. In an effort to divide the black world in terms of aspirations, the powers that be have evolved a philosophy that stratifies the black world and gives preferential treatment to certain groups. Further, they have built up several tribal...
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By Andrea Smith
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... 20002 PHONE: (202) 544-0344 WEBSITE: httpwww.ncuih.org National Indian Health Board The National Indian Health Board advocates on behalf of all tribal governments and American Indians/Alaskan Natives in their efforts to provide quality health care. 101 Constitution Ave. N.W., Suite 8-B02...
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By Andrea Smith
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... Jones, May/June, 2002. 100 Amnesty International, Mexico, IIIntolerable Killings: Ten years of ab• ductions and murders in Oudad Juarez and Chihuahua," August 11, 2003. 101 linda Diebel, 11500 Missing: Aboriginal Canadians Take Fight for Justice for Invisible Victims to UN...
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... combination of assimi- lationist policies and exposure to American lifeways would cause them to vanish entirely. Archaeologists followed suit, recording ancestral sites and collecting artifacts, as well as human remains, in their attempt to document the cultural history of tribal nations. The objects and...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007432-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... we were articulating it the old law, the old way, the old system. The extended family. The way we looked after our own family was the way that we would survive. 14 Maxine was about the same age as Mollie. Maxine s father had been a tribal policeman who had built a home in 1910 on the Yakama...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1