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Sovereign EntrepreneursCherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Courtney Lewis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

By 2009, reverberations of economic crisis spread from the United States around the globe. As corporations across the United States folded, however, small businesses on the Qualla Boundary of the ... More

Indians on the MoveNative American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century

Indians on the Move: Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century

Douglas K. Miller

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651385
eISBN:
9781469651408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651385.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1972, the Bureau of Indian Affairs terminated its twenty-year-old Voluntary Relocation Program, which encouraged the mass migration of roughly 100,000 Native American people from rural to urban ... More

Monumental MobilityThe Memory Work of Massasoit

Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue Massasoit was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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