Collection: Native American and Indigenous Studies 2023

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2023 meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. Books on sale, University of Minnesota Press information, and more.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

The University of Minnesota Press is pleased to offer a discount on print books to attendees and those interested in the 2023 meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, (Tkaronto, May 11-13). 

All books below are 40% off using code MNNAISA23 through July 1, 2023.

Read a letter to NAISA attendees from Editorial Director Jason Weidemann. 

Interested in discussing a current project? Contact Jason or another member of our Editorial team here.

Request a book for course adoption consideration.



This Contested Land: The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments This Contested Land The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments McKenzie Long 2024 Spring
One woman’s enlightening trek through the natural histories, cultural stories, and present perils of thirteen national monuments, from Maine to Hawaii—now available in paperback
The Rocks Will Echo Our Sorrow: The Forced Displacement of the Northern Sámi The Rocks Will Echo Our Sorrow The Forced Displacement of the Northern Sámi Elin Anna Labba 2023 Fall
The deep and personal story—told through history, poetry, and images—of the forced displacement of the Sámi people from their homeland in northern Norway and Sweden and its reverberations today
Revenant Ecologies: Defying the Violence of Extinction and Conservation Revenant Ecologies Defying the Violence of Extinction and Conservation Audra Mitchell 2023 Fall
Engaging a broad spectrum of ecological thought to articulate the ethical scale of global extinction
Naked Fieldnotes: A Rough Guide to Ethnographic Writing Naked Fieldnotes A Rough Guide to Ethnographic Writing Denielle Elliott and Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer, Editors 2023 Fall
Creative and diverse approaches to ethnographic knowledge production and writing
Dreaming Our Futures: Ojibwe and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Artists and Knowledge Keepers Dreaming Our Futures Ojibwe and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Artists and Knowledge Keepers Brenda J. Child and Howard Oransky, Editors 2023 Fall
A beautiful collection of the art and life stories of regional Native painters
The Effluent Eye: Narratives for Decolonial Right-Making The Effluent Eye Narratives for Decolonial Right-Making Rosemary J. Jolly 2023 Fall
Why human rights don’t work
The Colonial Construction of Indian Country: Native American Literatures and Federal Indian Law The Colonial Construction of Indian Country Native American Literatures and Federal Indian Law Eric Cheyfitz 2023 Fall
A guide to the colonization and projected decolonization of Native America
Cash, Clothes, and Construction: Rethinking Value in Bolivia’s Pluri-economy Cash, Clothes, and Construction Rethinking Value in Bolivia’s Pluri-economy Kate Maclean 2023 Fall
A groundbreaking feminist perspective on Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) rule in Bolivia and the country’s radical transformation under Evo Morales
A Song over Miskwaa Rapids: A Novel A Song over Miskwaa Rapids A Novel Linda LeGarde Grover 2023 Fall
A fifty-year-old mystery converges with a present-day struggle over family, land, and history
The Palace of the Snow Queen: Winter Travels in Lapland and Sápmi The Palace of the Snow Queen Winter Travels in Lapland and Sápmi Barbara Sjoholm 2023 Fall
An exploration of the winter wonders and entangled histories of Scandinavia’s northernmost landscapes—now back in print with a new afterword by the author
Archiving Medical Violence: Consent and the Carceral State Archiving Medical Violence Consent and the Carceral State Christopher Perreira 2023 Fall
A major new reading of a U.S. public health system shaped by fraught perceptions of culture, race, and criminality
Terrorism on Trial: Political Violence and Abolitionist Futures Terrorism on Trial Political Violence and Abolitionist Futures Nicole Nguyen 2023 Fall
A landmark sociological examination of terrorism prosecution in United States courts
American Indians and the American Dream: Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota American Indians and the American Dream Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota Kasey R. Keeler 2023 Spring
Understanding the processes and policies of urbanization and suburbanization in American Indian communities
Settling Nature: The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel Settling Nature The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel 2023 Spring
Studying nature conservation in Palestine-Israel through the lens of settler colonialism
Natives against Nativism: Antiracism and Indigenous Critique in Postcolonial France Natives against Nativism Antiracism and Indigenous Critique in Postcolonial France Olivia C. Harrison 2023 Spring
Examining the intersection of Palestine solidarity movements and antiracist activism in France from the 1970s to the present
Making Sense in Common: A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Making Sense in Common A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Isabelle Stengers 2023 Spring
A leading philosopher seeks to recover “common sense” as a meeting place to reconcile science and philosophy
From Lapland to Sápmi: Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture From Lapland to Sápmi Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture Barbara Sjoholm 2023 Spring
A cultural history of Sápmi and the Nordic countries as told through objects and artifacts
Making the Carry: The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Making the Carry The Lives of John and Tchi-Ki-Wis Linklater Timothy Cochrane 2022 Fall
An extraordinary illustrated biography of a Métis man and Anishinaabe woman navigating great changes in their homeland along the U.S.–Canada border in the early twentieth century
Dancing Indigenous Worlds: Choreographies of Relation Dancing Indigenous Worlds Choreographies of Relation Jacqueline Shea Murphy 2022 Fall
The vital role of dance in enacting the embodied experiences of Indigenous peoples
Native Agency: Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Native Agency Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Valerie Lambert 2022 Fall
What happens when American Indians take over an institution designed to eliminate them?
The Silence of the Miskito Prince: How Cultural Dialogue Was Colonized The Silence of the Miskito Prince How Cultural Dialogue Was Colonized Matt Cohen 2022 Fall
Confronting the rifts created by our common conceptual vocabulary for North American colonial studies
Statelessness: On Almost Not Existing Statelessness On Almost Not Existing 2022 Fall
A pathbreaking new genealogy of statelessness
Making Love with the Land: Essays Making Love with the Land Essays Joshua Whitehead 2022 Fall
A moving and deeply personal excavation of Indigenous beauty and passion in a suffering world
The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives The Sky Watched Poems of Ojibwe Lives Linda LeGarde Grover 2022 Fall
A collective memoir in poetry of an Ojibwe family and tribal community, from creation myth to this day, updated with new poems
Webbed Connectivities: The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Webbed Connectivities The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Vrushali Patil 2022 Fall
Constructing a new approach for centering empire in productions of racialized, gendered, and sexualized difference
Endlings: Fables for the Anthropocene Endlings Fables for the Anthropocene Lydia Pyne 2023 Spring
Amid the historical decimation of species around the globe, a new way into the language of loss
The School-Prison Trust The School-Prison Trust Sabina Vaught, Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy and Jeremiah Chin 2022 Fall
Considers colonial school–prison systems in relation to the self-determination of Native communities, nations, and peoples
Seven Aunts Seven Aunts Staci Lola Drouillard 2022 Spring
Part memoir, part cultural history, these memories of seven aunts holding home and family together tell a crucial, often overlooked story of women of the twentieth century
Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies Noopiming The Cure for White Ladies Leanne Betasamosake Simpson 2022 Spring
The new novel from the author of As We Have Always Done, a poetic world-building journey into the power of Anishinaabe life and traditions amid colonialism
Pipeline Populism: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century Pipeline Populism Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century Kai Bosworth 2022 Spring
How contemporary environmental struggles and resistance to pipeline development became populist struggles

BROWSE THE NAISA COLLECTION BY DISCIPLINE:

ANTHROPOLOGY     //     CHILDREN'S LITERATURE     //     CINEMA AND MEDIA

EDUCATION     //     ENVIRONMENT     //     GEOGRAPHY

GLBT AND GENDER     //     HISTORY     //     LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES

LITERATURE AND POETRY     //     LITERARY CRITICISM     //     POLITICAL SCIENCE

POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES     //     SOCIOLOGY     //     RELIGION

THEORY     //     WOMEN'S STUDIES