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…  See more details below

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

Contents

Native American Resistance and Renewal,
Writing Indians,
Native American Anthropology,
Resurgence: Tribalism and Pan-Indianism,
The Nations of a State,
Preface,
Hidden Nations,
How the State Became Blind,
The Problem of the State,
An Interview with Jack Salzman, Director of the Columbia University Center for American Culture Studies,
The Navajo Nightway and the Western Gaze,
Postscript,
Terms of Assimilation: Legislating Subjectivity in the Emerging Nation,
Plains Indian Native Literatures,
The Skiri Pawnee Texts of Roaming Scout,
The Sword Lakota Texts,
Conclusion,
Appendix 1: The Constellation of Chiefs,
Appendix 2: The Great Council in Crazy Horse's Camp,
Transitional Narratives and Cultural Continuity,
Sword's Life and Writing,
Sword's Mythic Texts,
Francis LaFlesche's "The Song of Flying Crow" and the Limits of Ethnography,
Europe's Indian, America's Jew: Modiano and Vizenor,
Caveat Lector: First Variation,
Caveat Lector: Second Variation,
Caveat Lector: Third Variation,
Manifest Manners: The Long Gaze of Christopher Columbus,
Ishi and Literal Banishment,
Nicknames in the Quincentenary,
The Deranged Humors of Civilization,
If Texts Are Prayers, What Do Wintu Want?,
December 1890-1990,
Retrieving Osceola's Head Okemah, Oklahoma June 1985,
Own,
Index,
Contributors,

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