NAISA: History

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
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
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
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 2022 Spring
One woman’s enlightening trek through the natural histories, cultural stories, and present perils of thirteen national monuments, from Maine to Hawaii
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
Allotment Stories: Indigenous Land Relations under Settler Siege Allotment Stories Indigenous Land Relations under Settler Siege Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O’Brien, Editors 2021 Fall
More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands
Settler Colonial City: Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis Settler Colonial City Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis David Hugill 2021 Fall
Revealing the enduring link between settler colonization and the making of modern Minneapolis
The Children of Lincoln: White Paternalism and the Limits of Black Opportunity in Minnesota, 1860–1876 The Children of Lincoln White Paternalism and the Limits of Black Opportunity in Minnesota, 1860–1876 William D. Green 2021 Spring
How white advocates of emancipation abandoned African American causes in the dark days of Reconstruction, told through the stories of four Minnesotans
Queering Colonial Natal: Indigeneity and the Violence of Belonging in Southern Africa Queering Colonial Natal Indigeneity and the Violence of Belonging in Southern Africa T. J. Tallie 2019 Fall
How were indigenous social practices deemed queer and aberrant by colonial forces?
The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Present, Second Edition The Art of Protest Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Present, Second Edition T. V. Reed 2019 Spring
A second edition of the classic introduction to arts in social movements, fully updated and now including Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, and new digital and social media forms of cultural resistance
Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais: Early Accounts of the Anishinaabeg and the North Shore Fur Trade Gichi Bitobig, Grand Marais Early Accounts of the Anishinaabeg and the North Shore Fur Trade Timothy Cochrane 2018 Fall
The journals of two clerks of the American Fur Company recall a lost moment in the history of the fur trade and the Anishinaabeg along Lake Superior’s North Shore
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America The Inconvenient Indian A Curious Account of Native People in North America Thomas King 2018 Spring
A brilliantly subversive and darkly humorous history of Indian–White relations in North America since first contact
Officially Indian: Symbols that Define the United States Officially Indian Symbols that Define the United States Cécile Ganteaume 2017 Fall
A wide-ranging exploration of the symbolic importance of American Indians in the visual language of U.S. democracy
The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration The World and All the Things upon It Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration David A. Chang 2016 Spring
Centering indigenous perspectives on the age of exploration
Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities Survival Schools The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities Julie L. Davis 2013 Spring
The first history of two alternative schools founded by AIM in the Twin Cities in 1972—and their role in revitalizing Native culture and community
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”
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
Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law: A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance Raymond D. Austin 2009 Fall
The only book on the world’s largest tribal court system and Navajo common law
The People Have Never Stopped Dancing: Native American Modern Dance Histories The People Have Never Stopped Dancing Native American Modern Dance Histories Jacqueline Shea Murphy 2007 Fall
Addresses the Indian, absent and present, in modern dance studies
The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.–Indigenous Relations The Third Space of Sovereignty The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.–Indigenous Relations Kevin Bruyneel 2007 Fall
The struggle between indigenous resistance and American colonialism—within its own borders