American Indian Persistence and Resurgence

American Indian Persistence and Resurgence

by Karl Kroeber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822314878

ISBN-13: 9780822314875

Pub. Date: 06/24/1994

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

This collection celebrates the resurgence of Native Americans within the cultural landscape of the United States. During the past quarter-century, the Native American population in the United States has seen an astonishing demographic growth reaching beyond all biological probability as increasing numbers of Americans desire to admit or to claim Native American

Overview

This collection celebrates the resurgence of Native Americans within the cultural landscape of the United States. During the past quarter-century, the Native American population in the United States has seen an astonishing demographic growth reaching beyond all biological probability as increasing numbers of Americans desire to admit or to claim Native American ancestry. This volume illustrates a unique moment in history as Old World immigrants seek to realign themselves with self-assertive New Worlders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822314875
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/24/1994
Series:
a boundary 2 book
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Native American Resistance and Removal / Karl Kroeber 1

The Nations of a State/ Preface by Rosamond B. Spicer / Edward H. Spicer 27

An Interview with Jack Salzman, Director of the Columbia University Center for American Culture Studies / Karl Kroeber 50

The Navajo Nightway and the Western Gaze / William Overstreet 58

Terms of Assimilation: Legislating Subjectivity in the Emerging Nation / Priscilla Wald 78

Plains Indian Native Literatures / Douglas R. Parks and Raymond J. DeMallie 106

Transitional Narratives and Culture Continuity / Elaine A. Jahner 149

Francis LaFlesche's "The Song of Flying Crow" and the Limits of Ethnography / Jarold Ramsey 181

Europe's Indian, America's Jew: Modiano and Vizenor / Jonathan Boyarin 198

Manifest Manners: The Long Gaze of Christopher Columbus / Gerald Vizenor 224

If Texts are Prayers, What do Wintu Want? / Linda Ainsworth 237

December 1880–1990 / Wendy Rose 248

Retrieving Osceola's Head, Okemah, Oklahoma, June 1985 / Wendy Rose 250

Own / Katharine Pearce 252

Index 253

Contributors 259

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