NAISA: Anthropology

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 gatherings 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

All books below are 40% off using code MN89380. Code expires August 1, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

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

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

From Lapland to Sápmi: Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture From Lapland to Sápmi Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture Barbara Sjoholm 2022 Fall
A cultural history of Sápmi and the Nordic countries as told through objects and artifacts
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 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
Border Thinking: Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship Border Thinking Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship Andrea Dyrness and Enrique Sepúlveda III 2020 Spring
Rich accounts of how Latinx migrant youth experience belonging across borders
Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Fair Trade Rebels Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Lindsay Naylor 2019 Fall
Reassessing interpretations of development with a new approach to fair trade
Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Theory for the World to Come Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2019 Spring
Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?
The Politics of Annihilation: A Genealogy of Genocide The Politics of Annihilation A Genealogy of Genocide Benjamin Meiches 2019 Spring
How did a powerful concept in international justice evolve into an inequitable response to mass suffering?
Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Power and Progress on the Prairie Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Thomas Biolsi 2018 Spring
A critical exploration of how modernity and progress were imposed on the people and land of rural South Dakota
The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community The River Is in Us Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community Elizabeth Hoover 2017 Fall
The riveting story of the Mohawk community that fought back against the contamination of its lands
When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community When the Hills Are Gone Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community Thomas W. Pearson 2017 Fall
An overlooked part of fracking’s environmental impact becomes a window into the activists and industrial interests fighting for the future of energy production—and the fate of rural communities
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan and Nils Bubandt, Editors 2017 Spring
Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together?
Juárez Girls Rising: Transformative Education in Times of Dystopia Juárez Girls Rising Transformative Education in Times of Dystopia Claudia G. Cervantes-Soon 2017 Spring
Through the voices of high school girls in Ciudad Juárez, understanding how education can promote self-empowerment and resistance against injustice and violence
Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School Compulsory Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School Sabina E. Vaught 2017 Spring
A groundbreaking look at America’s public education system through the lens of prison schooling
Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance Roots of Our Renewal Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance Clint Carroll 2015 Spring
Highlights the complexities for indigenous Americans of governing a state while caring for the environment
The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty The White Possessive Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty Aileen Moreton-Robinson 2015 Spring
How whiteness operationalizes race to colonize and displace Indigenous sovereignty
Savage Preservation: The Ethnographic Origins of Modern Media Technology Savage Preservation The Ethnographic Origins of Modern Media Technology Brian Hochman 2014 Fall
How ethnographic encounters shaped audiovisual media in late nineteenth and early twentieth century America
The Fourth Eye: Māori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand The Fourth Eye Māori Media in Aotearoa New Zealand Brendan Hokowhitu and Vijay Devadas, Editors 2013 Fall
A comprehensive look at the complex relationship between Māori culture and the media
Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Native American DNA Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Kim TallBear 2013 Fall
How identifying Native Americans is vastly more complicated than matching DNA
The Seeds We Planted: Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School The Seeds We Planted Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua 2013 Spring
Reveals the paradoxes of teaching indigenous knowledge within institutions built to marginalize and displace it
Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean Creole Indigeneity Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean Shona N. Jackson 2012 Fall
How Creoles refashioned the techniques of settler power and used the principle of labor to become the Caribbean’s new “natives”
A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai’i A Chosen People, a Promised Land Mormonism and Race in Hawai’i Hokulani K. Aikau 2012 Spring
How Native Hawaiians’ experience of Mormonism intersects with their cultural and ethnic identities and traditions
Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization Spaces between Us Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization Scott Morgensen 2011 Fall
Explores the intimate relationship of non-Native and Native sexual politics in the United States
A Return to Servitude: Maya Migration and the Tourist Trade in Cancún A Return to Servitude Maya Migration and the Tourist Trade in Cancún M. Bianet Castellanos 2010 Fall
Tourism, consumption, migration, and the Maya in Cancún
Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England Firsting and Lasting Writing Indians out of Existence in New England Jean M. O’Brien 2010 Spring
Tracing the origins of the persistent myth of the vanishing Indian
X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent X-Marks Native Signatures of Assent Scott Richard Lyons 2010 Spring
A provocative and deeply personal exploration of contemporary Indian identity, nationalism, and modernity
Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong Paul Chaat Smith 2009 Spring
Forceful and eloquent essays on the American Indian in culture and history
Taxidermic Signs: Reconstructing Aboriginality Taxidermic Signs Reconstructing Aboriginality Pauline Wakeham 2008 Spring
A fascinating study of how taxidermy reinforces racial stereotypes of aboriginality

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