Summer Is Over

Xlibris Corporation
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SYNOPSIS OF SUMMER IS OVER Sara is a single mother of a soon to be teenage daughter, Jarra. Although it is nearly thirteen years since her hippie restless husband left her when she was pregnant with Jarra and has never contributed to her upkeep, or kept in touch, she has never been able to forget the love they shared or allow another man into her heart. Sara feels like there is a brick wall stopping her from loving again, and although she has had a few boyfriends and now Glen, a young Doctor, who she works with and she knows she cares for, she finds it hard to let him into her heart. Unexpectedly Jarra discovers her father's email address and Sara agrees to let her contact him and then invite him to stay with them. Marsh stirs all the old memories and feelings up in her, and tells her to live for today and not worry about good jobs and good educations for her daughter. Will she follow Marsh and be hurt again or will she see sense and let Glen into her heart.
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Dale Turner is an assistant professor in the Department of Native American Studies and the Department of Government at Dartmouth College.

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Publisher
Xlibris Corporation
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Published on
Jul 26, 2012
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Pages
134
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ISBN
9781477133026
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Dale Turner
How can indigenous people best assert their legal and political distinctiveness? In This is Not a Peace Pipe, Dale Turner explores indigenous intellectual culture and its relationship to, and within, the dominant Euro-American culture. He contends that indigenous intellectuals need to engage the legal and political discourses of the state, respecting both indigenous philosophies and Western European intellectual traditions.

According to Turner, the intellectual conversation about the meaning of indigenous rights, sovereignty, and nationhood must begin by recognizing, firstly, that the discourses of the state have evolved with very little if any participation from indigenous peoples and, secondly, that there are unique ways of understanding the world embedded in indigenous communities. Further, amongst indigenous peoples, a division of intellectual labour must be invoked between philosophers, who possess and practice indigenous forms of knowledge, and those who have been educated in the universities and colleges of the Euro-American world. This latter group, Turner argues, must assert, protect, and defend the integrity of indigenous rights, sovereignty, and nationhood, as they are the ones able to 'speak the language' of the dominant culture while being guided by their indigenous philosophies.

This is Not a Peace Pipe is a work that will be controversial amongst indigenous scholars by upsetting the assumptions many have about how best to fight for recognition of their legal and political distinctiveness. It will be debated for years to come.

Dale Turner
How can indigenous people best assert their legal and political distinctiveness? In This is Not a Peace Pipe, Dale Turner explores indigenous intellectual culture and its relationship to, and within, the dominant Euro-American culture. He contends that indigenous intellectuals need to engage the legal and political discourses of the state, respecting both indigenous philosophies and Western European intellectual traditions.

According to Turner, the intellectual conversation about the meaning of indigenous rights, sovereignty, and nationhood must begin by recognizing, firstly, that the discourses of the state have evolved with very little if any participation from indigenous peoples and, secondly, that there are unique ways of understanding the world embedded in indigenous communities. Further, amongst indigenous peoples, a division of intellectual labour must be invoked between philosophers, who possess and practice indigenous forms of knowledge, and those who have been educated in the universities and colleges of the Euro-American world. This latter group, Turner argues, must assert, protect, and defend the integrity of indigenous rights, sovereignty, and nationhood, as they are the ones able to 'speak the language' of the dominant culture while being guided by their indigenous philosophies.

This is Not a Peace Pipe is a work that will be controversial amongst indigenous scholars by upsetting the assumptions many have about how best to fight for recognition of their legal and political distinctiveness. It will be debated for years to come.

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