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This new synthesis focuses on the widespread use of cosmograms in the vast repertoire of Mississippian rock art imagery, yielding new insights on ancient concepts of landscape, nature, ceremonialism, religion, and a more comprehensive perspective on Mississippian symbolism.
By Philip Jones
offers a fresh perspective on frontier relations between Australian Aboriginal people and European colonists.
'A history of resilience ... sweeping, comprehensive ... it's a story that has been waiting to be told' Guardian 'An account sorely needed ... a kaleidoscopic view of Native American history, refreshing and rollicking, and not unlike its fractured reality' Standpoint Blood and Land is a dazzling, panoramic account of...
Guided by the Mountains looks at the tensions between Indigenous political philosophy and the challenges faced by Indigenous nations in building political institutions that address contemporary problems and enact "good governance."
This is the first book to exclusively address tourism and indigenous peoples in the circumpolar North. It examines how tourism in indigenous communities is influenced by academic and political discourses and how communities are influenced by tourism. The volume seeks to challenge stereotypical understandings of indigenousness and indigeneity.
In Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law, Cheryl Suzack explores Indigenous women's writing in the post-civil rights period through close-reading analysis of major texts by Leslie Marmon Silko, Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, Louise Erdrich, and Winona LaDuke.
American Indian Politics and the American Political System remains the definitive source on the structure of indigenous governments and their international relations. The text analyzes the challenges facing Indigenous nations as they develop new and innovative strategies to defend and demand recognition of their national character and rights.
A fascinating new perspective on Native seafaring and colonial violence in the seventeenth-century American Northeast Andrew Lipman's eye-opening first book is the previously untold story of how the ocean became a "frontier" between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of...