Fighting Colonialism with Hegemonic Culture: Native American Appropriation of Indian Stereotypes explores how American Indian businesses and organizations are taking on images that were designed to oppress them. American Indians have recently taken on a new relationship with the hegemonic culture designed to oppress them. Rather than protesting it, they are earmarking images from it and using them for their own ends. This provocative book adds an interesting twist and nuance to our understanding of the five-hundred year interchange between American Indians and others.
Who is an Indian? is possibly the oldest question facing Indigenous peoples across the Americas, and one with significant implications for decisions relating to resource distribution, conflicts over who gets to live where and for how long, and clashing principles of governance and law. For centuries, the dominant views on this issue have been strongly shaped by ideas of both race and place. But just as important, who is permitted to ask, and answer this question?
Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids is the new release from award-winning author Deborah Ellis. Much more than interviews with 45 First Nations, Inuit, Métis, and Native American youth between the ages of 9 to 18, Looks Like Daylight offers readers a first-hand account of their cultural beliefs, values, and aspirations for the future. Despite issues of poverty, the legacy of residential and boarding school, and drug and alcohol abuse, these voices combine to create a compelling collection of Indigenous youth voices.
American Indians and the Mass Media (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012), edited by Meta G. Carstarphen (journalism) and John P. Sanchez, is a scholarly work containing 15 essays about the history and current situation of American Indians in mass media, marketing, advertising, as sports mascots, and journalism.
Flying with the Eagle, Racing with the Bear is the reissue of noted storyteller and author Joseph Bruchac's 1993 edition. This anthology of legends were selected and retold by Bruchac around the theme of a boy's initiation or rite of passage ceremony. Organized around four culture regions: the Northeast, the Southeast, the Southwest, and the Northwest, Bruchac explains the significance of the number four in his foreword.
IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas accompanies the groundbreaking exhibition of the same title developed by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in partnership with the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). Through the concepts of policy, community, creative resistance, and lifeways, the exhibition and publication examine the long overlooked history of Native American and African American intersections in the Americas.
Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture contains 16 essays about Indigenous women in a variety of contexts that proposes a new way of approaching the issues. The authors believe that Indigenous feminism allows for a truly critical analysis of the areas of cultural identity, nationalism, and decolonization.
The Cherokee is one of the titles in the Native American Histories Series from Lerner Publications. Cherokee people have lived in North America for hundreds of years, and their long history includes both triumph and tragedy. Driven from their traditional homeland in the southeastern United States by white settlers in the 1800s, the Cherokees survived to create a new government and a new life. Today the Cherokee people live all over the United States and fill all walks of society.