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The Beginning and End of RapeConfronting Sexual Violence in Native America

The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More

The Erotics of SovereigntyQueer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677825
eISBN:
9781452948041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677825.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1970 the Nixon administration inaugurated a new era in federal Indian policy. No more would the U.S. government seek to deny and displace Native peoples or dismantle Native governments; from now ... More

The Queerness of Native American Literature

The Queerness of Native American Literature

Lisa Tatonetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, this book provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall. Looking across a broad range of ... More

The Red Land to the SouthAmerican Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

James H. Cox

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The forty years of American Indian literature taken up in this book—the decades between 1920 and 1960—have been called politically and intellectually moribund. On the contrary, this book identifies a ... More

Settler Common SenseQueerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Settler Common Sense considers how writings by several canonical mid-nineteenth-century authors that are not “about” Indians still participate in processes of settler colonialism. More than focusing ... More

Spaces between UsQueer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

Scott Lauria Morgensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656325
eISBN:
9781452946306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Explaining how relational distinctions of “Native” and “settler” define the status of being “queer,” this book argues that modern queer subjects emerged among Natives and non-Natives by engaging the ... More

Survival SchoolsThe American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Julie L. Davis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book provides the first history of the AIM survival schools, two alternative, culture-based, community-controlled schools founded by American Indian Movement organizers and other Indian parents ... More

WastelandingLegacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country

Traci Brynne Voyles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692644
eISBN:
9781452950778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692644.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Wastelanding tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate ... More

X-MarksNative Signatures of Assent

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Scott Lyons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X, signifying their ... More

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