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David E. Wilkins is McKnight Presidential Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota.
Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark is assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria.
Chapter 1. A Tour of Native Peoples and Native Lands
Chapter 2. Indigenous Peoples Are Nations, Not Minorities
Chapter 3. Indigenous Governments: Past, Present, and Future
Chapter 4. Actors in Native Politics
Chapter 5. A History of Federal Indian Policy
Chapter 6. Tribal Political Economy
Chapter 7. Indigenous Political Participation: Patriotism, Suffrage, and Partisanship
Chapter 8. Native Interest Group Activity and Activism
Chapter 9. Native Peoples, Images, and the Media
Chapter 10. Indigenous Nations and the American Political System
- Updated to include the addition of 2010 census data
- Analyzes the impacts of new legislation and recent Supreme Court decisions in Indian Country
- Increased attention to the impact of media, assessing both Indigenous responses to cultural appropriation and mascots, as well as the use of social media for political organizing and activism
- New coverage of Indigenous responses to climate change and environmental justice
- Discussion of continued contestation about land and knowledge, with particular attention to conflicts between Indigenous epistemology and science
- Examines how transnational activism has impacted and shaped Indigenous relations with the U.S.