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978-0-7591-0985-8 • Paperback • August 2006 • $53.00 • (£41.00)
978-0-7591-1414-2 • eBook • August 2006 • $50.00 • (£37.00)
Andrew Jolivette teaches in the American Indian studies and in the Ethnic Studies program at San Francisco University.
Chapter I: Contestation and Representation,
Chapter 1: Mapping Contests in Unknown Locations 2 Say Hau to Native American Barbie 3 Liquor Moccasins 4 (Dis)Locating Spiritual Knowledge: Embodied Ideologies, Social Landscapes, and the Power of the Neoshamanic Other 5 Mascots in the New Millennium 6
Chapter II: Contestation and Politics,
Chapter 6: Native American Resistance and Revitalization in the Era of Self-Determination 7 Identity, Oral Tradition, and Inter-generational Healing in the Southern Paiute Salt Songs 8 In the Spirit of Crazy Horse 9
Chapter III: Contestation and Mixed Race Identity;
Chapter 9: In the Tracks of 'the' Native Woman 10 Chapped with Weather and Age: Mixed-Blood Identity and the Shape of History 11 Dunn Playing Indian 12 Examining the Regional and Multi-Generational Context of Creole and American Indian Identity
This welcomed collection shines with new voices from both academics and activists challenging us to rethink popular representations of Indians and the direction of Native American Studies. Andrew Jolivette's innovative and dynamic collection opens up a series of timely conversations that will enliven both a popular audience and animate classroom discussions. It is the definitive contribution to issues of self-representation, self-determination, and contemporary cultural politics within Native America....
— Tomas Almaguer, Professor of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University
This timely collection of essays brings together voices from inside and outside the academy speaking both from personal experience and from critical and analytical positions about the representation of indigenous people in the American imaginary. The book's evocative images and engaging accounts map the past, present, and future terrain of debates and definitions of Native America.
— Joane Nagel