Tribal Worlds: Critical Studies in American Indian Nation Building

SUNY Press
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Explores how indigenous nationhood has emerged and been
maintained in the face of aggressive efforts to assimilate Native

Tribal Worlds considers the emergence and general
project of indigenous nationhood in several geographical and historical settings
in Native North America. Ethnographers and historians address issues of
belonging, peoplehood, sovereignty, conflict, economy, identity, and colonialism
among the Northern Cheyenne and Kiowa on the Plains, several groups of the
Ojibwe, the Makah of the Northwest, and two groups of Iroquois. Featuring a new
essay by the eminent senior scholar Anthony F. C. Wallace on recent ethnographic
work he has done in the Tuscarora community, as well as provocative essays by
junior scholars, Tribal Worlds explores how indigenous nationhood has
emerged and been maintained in the face of aggressive efforts to assimilate
Native peoples.
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About the author

Brian Hosmer holds the H. G. Barnard Chair of Western American History at the University of Tulsa. He is the author of American Indians in the Marketplace: Persistence and Innovation among the Menominees and Metlakatlans, 1870&ndas;1920; the editor of Native Americans and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman; and the coeditor (with Colleen O’Neill) of Native Pathways: American Indian Culture and Economic Development in the Twentieth Century. Larry Nesper is Professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the author of The Walleye War: The Struggle for Ojibwe Spearfishing and Treaty Rights.
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SUNY Press
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Mar 4, 2013
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History / Native American
Political Science / American Government / General
Political Science / General
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Nationalism & Patriotism
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
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