Native American and Indigenous Studies

The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway The Mishomis Book The Voice of the Ojibway Edward Benton-Banai 2010 Fall
For young readers, the collected wisdom and traditions of Ojibway elders
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 Networked Wilderness: Communicating in Early New England The Networked Wilderness Communicating in Early New England Matt Cohen 2009 Fall
Significantly broadens our ideas of literacy, writing, and communication in early America
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
Engraving the Savage: The New World and Techniques of Civilization Engraving the Savage The New World and Techniques of Civilization Michael Gaudio 2008 Spring
How engravings reveal the meaning of “savage” and “civilized”
Circuits of Culture: Media, Politics, and Indigenous Identity in the Andes Circuits of Culture Media, Politics, and Indigenous Identity in the Andes Jeff D. Himpele 2007 Fall
A surprising study of how images of Andean Indianness have been popularized in Bolivian media
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
Shimmering Screens: Making Media in an Aboriginal Community Shimmering Screens Making Media in an Aboriginal Community Jennifer Deger 2006 Fall
Reconsiders the interplay between aboriginal communities and media
Indians in Minnesota Indians in Minnesota Kathy Davis Graves and Elizabeth Ebbott 2006 Fall
The fully updated survey of American Indian communities in Minnesota
Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History Our Fire Survives the Storm A Cherokee Literary History Daniel Heath Justice 2005 Fall
Asserts the strength and diversity of Cherokee identity through its rich literary tradition
Bear Island: The War at Sugar Point Bear Island The War at Sugar Point Gerald Vizenor 2006 Spring
An award-winning Native American writer recounts the “last Indian war” in verse
Like a Loaded Weapon: The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights, and the Legal History of Racism in America Like a Loaded Weapon The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights, and the Legal History of Racism in America Robert A. Williams, Jr. 2005 Fall
Exposes the U.S. Supreme Court’s history of racism against American Indians
Fugitive Empire: Locating Early American Imperialism Fugitive Empire Locating Early American Imperialism Andrew Doolen 2005 Fall
Demonstrates how imperialism was fundamental to the formation of the early American republic