National Rhetorics, Native Claims

Against the Grain interviews Thomas Patin, editor of OBSERVATION POINTS.

patin_observation coverNational memorials and parks bombard visitors with rhetorics of nationhood. But the official stories propagated at such sites leave out critical things, including, asserts Stephen Germic, the claims of American Indians to territory and recognition. Germic examines a range of Native initiatives, both legal and militant, to assert their presence in the face of official processes of erasure.

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Published in: Against the Grain