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Real Indians: Identity and the Survival of Native America

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An insightful and original analysis of the competing ways that Indian identity is defined, followed by a discussion of a new way of defining Indian-ness, which the author calls "indigenous theory."

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: The Chief Who Never Was
1. Enrollees and Outalucks: Law
2. "If He Gets a Nosebleed, He'll Turn into a White Man": Biology
3. What If My Grandma Eats Big Macs? Culture
4. If You're Indian and You Know It (But Others Don't): Self-Identification
5. "Whaddaya Mean We,' White Man?": Identity Conflicts and a Radical Indigenism
6. Allowing the Ancestors to Speak: Radical Indigenism and New/Old Definitions of Identity Conclusion: Long Lance's Ghost and the Spirit of Future Scholarship Appendix Notes Bibliography Index

Portrait

Eva Marie Garroutte is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Boston College.

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"Real Indians is a remarkably candid, engaging, and compelling book. It tells the important and often controversial story of how 'Indian-ness' is negotiated in American culture by indigenous peoples, policy makers, and scholars."
EAN: 9780520229778
ISBN: 0520229770
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2003
Seitenanzahl: 250 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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