Global Indigenous Politics Series (11)

A forum for the best and most challenging work on the politics of Indigenous peoples around the world, past and present.

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Aboriginal Business Aboriginal Business Kimberly Christen From the vantage point of the remote Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek in Australia, this book examines the practical partnerships and awkward alliances that constitute Indigenous modernities. It is an ethnographic snapshot of the Warumungu people as they engage with a range of interlocutors, including transnational railroad companies, national mining groups, international tourists, and regional businesses. 2009
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Beyond Red Power Beyond Red Power Edited by Daniel M. Cobb and Loretta Fowler How do we explain not just the survival of Indian people in the United States against very long odds but their growing visibility and political power at the opening of the twenty-first century? 2007
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Fabric of Indigeneity The Fabric of Indigeneity ann-elise lewallen

In present-day Japan, Ainu women create spaces of cultural vitalization in which they can move between “being Ainu” through their natal and affinal relationships and actively “becoming Ainu” through their craftwork.

2016
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Indian Subjects Indian Subjects Edited by Brenda J. Child and Brian Klopotek Indian Subjects brings together an outstanding group of scholars from the fields of anthropology, history, law, education, literature, and Native studies to address indigenous education throughout different regions and eras. 2014
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Maya Nationalisms and Postcolonial Challenges in Guatemala Maya Nationalisms and Postcolonial Challenges in Guatemala Emilio del Valle Escalante This book focuses on the emergence and political-cultural implications of Guatemala’s Maya movement. 2009
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No Deal! No Deal! Edited by Tressa Berman No Deal! encompasses a diverse group of artists, curators, art historians, and anthropologists from Australia and North America in order to investigate social relations of possession through the artifacts and motifs of Indigenous expressive culture. The contributors speak from the standpoints of Indigenous systems of knowledge as well as from western epistemologies and their institutions, interrogating what it means to “own culture.” The case studies in this volume contribute to notions of “ownership” and “possession” through the lens of art and its associated rights to production, circulation, performance, and representation. 2012
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One State, Many Nations One State, Many Nations Maximilian Viatori This book traces the process of self-organization and emergence within Ecuador’s Indigenous movement from 1998 to 2008 for the Zápara nationality, one of the smallest Indigenous groups in Ecuador, to explore the complex role that multiculturalism has played in local identity politics. 2010
Otros Saberes Otros Saberes Edited by Charles R. Hale and Lynn Stephen The six research projects that form the core of the Otros Saberes initiative bring together a diverse group of Afro-descendant and indigenous collaborations with academics. The focus of each research project is driven by a strategic priority in the life of the community, organization, or social movement concerned. This book, written in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, provides an explanation of the key analytical questions and findings of each project. 2014
“Our Indian Princess” “Our Indian Princess” Nancy Marie Mithlo In this pathbreaking study, anthropologist Nancy Marie Mithlo examines the power of stereotypes, the utility of pan-Indianism, the significance of realist ideologies, and the employment of alterity in Native American arts. 2009
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Remapping Bolivia Remapping Bolivia Edited by Nicole Fabricant and Bret Gustafson The 2005 election of Evo Morales to the presidency of Bolivia marked a critical moment of transformation—a coca farmer and peasant union leader became the first indigenous president in the history of the Americas. 2011
Roosters at Midnight Roosters at Midnight Robert Albro Roosters at Midnight is an ethnography about the political lives and careers of a growing urban-dwelling and indigenous constituency that operates primarily within the informal economy in and around the provincial capital Quillacollo. 2010
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