The World of Indigenous North America

The World of Indigenous North America

by Robert Warrior
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Taylor & Francis
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The World of Indigenous North America

The World of the Indigenous Americas is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature, socio-linguistics, geography, sciences, and gender studies, among others, in order to make sense of the Indigenous experience.

Covering both Canada's First Nations and the Native American tribes of the United States, and alluding to the work being done in indigenous studies through the rest of the world, the volume reflects the critical mass of scholarship that has developed in Indigenous Studies over the past decade, and highlights the best new work that is emerging in the field. The World of the Indigenous Americas is a book for every scholar in the field to own and refer to often.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415879521
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2014
Series: Routledge Worlds Series
Pages: 676
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.61(d)

Table of Contents


Section 1: Preludes

Chapter 1: Cahokia and the Earthworks of North America

Chapter 2: The Mayan Universe

Chapter 3: Anasazi

Chapter 4: Indigenous Alaska

Chapter 5: Mexico

Section 2: Geographies

Chapter 6: Yoemem

Chapter 7: Native Architecture

Chapter 8: Removal

Chapter 9: Urban Landscapes

Section 3: Survival and Persistence

Chapter 10: Revitalized Languages

Chapter 11: Indigenous Scientists

Chapter 12: Recognition and Rebuilding

Chapter 13: Whaling

Section 4: Aesthetics

Chapter 14: Music from Screech Songs to Hip Hop

Chapter 15: Film

Chapter 16: Writing

Chapter 17: The History of Books in the Indigenous Americas

Chapter 18: Drama

Section 5: Institutions

Chapter 19: Government and Governance

Chapter 20: Courts, Police, and the Law

Chapter 21: Education

Chapter 22: Health

Section 6: An Indigenous World?

Chapter 23: South America

Chapter 24: Hawai'i

Chapter 25: Pacific

Chatper 26: Maori

Chapter 27: Australia

Section 7: A Complex, Modern World

Chapter 28. Sexualities

Chapter 29: Gender

Chapter 30: Afro-Native Realities

Chapter 31: Chicano Indigeneity

Chapter 32: Disability in the Indigenous Americas

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