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Anetso, the Cherokee Ball GameAt the Center of Ceremony and Identity

Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game: At the Center of Ceremony and Identity

Michael J. Zogry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833605
eISBN:
9781469603940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898208_zogry
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Anetso, a centuries-old Cherokee ball game still played today, is a vigorous, sometimes violent activity that rewards speed, strength, and agility. At the same time, it is the focus of several linked ... More

Choosing the Jesus WayAmerican Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle

Angela Tarango

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612928
eISBN:
9781469614465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book uncovers the history and religious experiences of the first American Indian converts to Pentecostalism. Focusing on the Assemblies of God denomination, the story begins in 1918, when white ... More

Colonial EntanglementConstituting a Twenty-First-Century Osage Nation

Colonial Entanglement: Constituting a Twenty-First-Century Osage Nation

Jean Dennison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835807
eISBN:
9781469601557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837443_dennison
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

From 2004 to 2006 the Osage Nation conducted a contentious governmental reform process in which sharply differing visions arose over the new government's goals, the Nation's own history, and what it ... More

The Color of the LandRace, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

David A. Chang

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833650
eISBN:
9781469604398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895764_chang
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book brings the histories of Creek Indians, African Americans, and whites in Oklahoma together into one story that explores the way races and nations were made and remade in conflicts over who ... More

Framing Chief LeschiNarratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice

Lisa Blee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612843
eISBN:
9781469614472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. A party of militiamen traveling through Nisqually country was ambushed, and two men were shot from ... More

From Chicaza to ChickasawThe European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Robbie Ethridge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This sweeping regional history traces the metamorphosis of the Native South from first contact in 1540 to the dawn of the eighteenth century, when indigenous people no longer lived in a purely Indian ... More

The Land Has MemoryIndigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Duane Blue Spruce and Tanya Thrasher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the heart of Washington, D.C., a centuries-old landscape has come alive in the twenty-first century through a re-creation of the natural environment as the region's original peoples might have ... More

Lives in ObjectsNative Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Jessica Yirush Stern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Lives in Objects presents a thoroughly researched and engaging study of the deerskin trade in the colonial Southeast, which is equally attentive to British American and Southeastern Indian ... More

Memories of ConquestBecoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Laura E. Matthew

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Indigenous allies helped the Spanish gain a foothold in the Americas. What did these Indian conquistadors expect from the partnership, and what were the implications of their involvement in Spain's ... More

Mobilizing Bolivia's DisplacedIndigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Nicole Fabricant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra ... More

Monuments to AbsenceCherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Andrew Denson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The 1830s forced removal of Cherokees from their southeastern homeland became the most famous event in the Indian history of the American South, an episode taken to exemplify a broader experience of ... More

Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book reconsiders the complex and often misunderstood history of Native peoples' engagement with Christianity and with Euro-American missionaries. Surveying mission encounters from contact ... More

Oregon and the Collapse of IllaheeU.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Gray H. Whaley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Modern western Oregon was a crucial site of imperial competition in North America during the formative decades of the United States. This book examines relations among newcomers and between newcomers ... More

Reimagining Indian CountryNative American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

For decades, most American Indians have lived in cities, not on reservations or in rural areas. Still, scholars, policymakers, and popular culture often regard Indians first as reservation peoples, ... More

Removable TypeHistories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Phillip H. Round

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833902
eISBN:
9781469606347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899472_round
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1663, the Puritan missionary John Eliot, with the help of a Nipmuck convert whom the English called James Printer, produced the first Bible printed in North America. It was printed not in English ... More

Seasons of ChangeLabor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Chantal Norrgard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Between the 1870s and the 1930s, the Lake Superior Ojibwe negotiated dramatic economic, political, and social changes. Spanning that period, which began with the tribe's removal to reservations and ... More

Sound of Navajo CountryMusic, Language, and Diné Belonging

Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Kristina M. Jacobsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In this ethnography of Navajo (Diné) popular music culture, Kristina M. Jacobsen examines questions of Indigenous identity and performance by focusing on the surprising and vibrant Navajo country ... More

Sustaining the Cherokee FamilyKinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Rose Stremlau

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the federal government sought to forcibly assimilate Native Americans into American society through systematized land allotment. This book ... More

Traders and RaidersThe Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Natale A. Zappia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615844
eISBN:
9781469619842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615844.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Colorado River region looms large in modern history, but has, in fact, played a pivotal role in the colonial designs of Euro-Americans since the first Spanish journey up the Colorado River in the ... More

Tribal TelevisionsViewing Native People in Sitcoms

Tribal Televisions: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms

Dustin Tahmahkera

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618685
eISBN:
9781469618708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Beginning with the iconic Indian Head test pattern, which followed television station sign-offs and preceded sign-ons from the mid-1940s through the 1970s, representations of Native Peoples have been ... More

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