Native American and Indigenous Studies

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
Archaeology of Minnesota: The Prehistory of the Upper Mississippi River Region Archaeology of Minnesota The Prehistory of the Upper Mississippi River Region Guy Gibbon 2012 Fall
A precontact history of Minnesota that reveals the relevance of archaeology to our understanding of the world today
The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico The Red Land to the South American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico James H. Cox 2012 Fall
Recovers an entire era as a major period in American Indian writing
Trans-Indigenous: Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies Trans-Indigenous Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies Chadwick Allen 2012 Fall
Uncovering the wealth of Indigenous self-representation through juxtaposition of genres, cultures, histories, and geographies
The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination The Erotics of Sovereignty Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination Mark Rifkin 2012 Spring
How queer Native writers use the erotics of lived experience to challenge both federal and tribal notions of “Indianness”
Once Were Pacific: Māori Connections to Oceania Once Were Pacific Māori Connections to Oceania Alice Te Punga Somerville 2012 Spring
Explores the relationship between indigeneity and migration among Māori and Pacific peoples
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
The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism The Transit of Empire Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism Jodi A. Byrd 2011 Fall
Examines how “Indianness” has propagated U.S. conceptions of empire
The Way of Kinship: An Anthology of Native Siberian Literature The Way of Kinship An Anthology of Native Siberian Literature Alexander Vaschenko and Claude Clayton Smith, Editors 2010 Fall
Prose, poetry, and drama from Siberia—the first anthology of its kind in English
Claiming Others: Transracial Adoption and National Belonging Claiming Others Transracial Adoption and National Belonging Mark C. Jerng 2010 Fall
How transracial adoption and its history changes the way we see family, nation, and race
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
North Country: The Making of Minnesota North Country The Making of Minnesota Mary Lethert Wingerd 2010 Spring
The untold history of how the land of the Dakota and Ojibwe became the State of Minnesota
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