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  1. The Ecological Native

    Indigenous Peoples' Movements and Eco-Governmentality in Columbia

    By Astrid Ulloa

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    This text analyzes indigenous peoples' processes of identity construction as ecological natives. It opens space for reconstructing all the different networks, conditions of emergence, and implications (political, cultural, social and economic) of one specific event: the consolidation of the...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Collective Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    Identity-Based Movement of Plain Indigenous in Taiwan

    By Jolan Hsieh

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    The focus of this book is on the PingPu peoples in Taiwan and their right to official recognition as "indigenous peoples" by the Taiwanese government. The result of centuries of colonization, indigenous tribes in Taiwan have faced severe cultural repression because of the government's refusal to...

    Published July 5th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Speaking with Authority

    The Emergence of the Vocabulary of First Nations' Self-Government

    By Michael W. Posluns

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    This work explores the emergence of the vocabulary of First Nations' self-government into the realm of public and parliamentary discourse in Canada during the decade of the 1970s. The emergence of the vocabulary is chronicled through a study of the testimony of First Nations and aboriginal...

    Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Politics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Native American Literature

    Across Every Border

    By Matthew Herman

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Over the last twenty years, Native American literary studies has taken a sharp political turn. In this book, Matthew Herman provides the historical framework for this shift and examines the key moments in the movement away from cultural analyses toward more politically inflected and motivated...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating Claims

    The Emergence of Indigenous Land Claim Negotiation Policies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States

    By Christa Scholtz

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Why do governments choose to negotiate indigenous land claims rather than resolve claims through some other means? In this book Scholtz explores why a government would choose to implement a negotiation policy, where it commits itself to a long-run strategy of negotiation over a number of...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Media and Ethnic Identity

    Hopi Views on Media, Identity, and Communication

    By Ritva Levo-Henriksson

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Media and Ethnic Identity carries a Native American perspective to media and its role in ethnic identity construction. This perspective is gained through a case study of the Hopis, who live in northeast Arizona and are known for their devotion to their indigenous culture. The research data is built...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  7. National Identity and the Conflict at Oka

    Native Belonging and Myths of Postcolonial Nationhood in Canada

    By Amelia Kalant

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Through readings of literature, canonical history texts, studies of museum displays and media analysis, this work explores the historical formation of myths of Canadian national identity and then how these myths were challenged (and affirmed during the 1990 standoff at Oka. It draws upon history,...

    Published April 11th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Storied Voices in Native American Texts

    Harry Robinson, Thomas King, James Welch and Leslie Marmon Silko

    By Blanca Schorcht

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 11th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Intermarriage in Southern Appalachia

    Cherokee Elements in Four Selected Novels by Lee Smith

    By Katerina Prajznerova

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Globalization of Contentious Politics

    The Amazonian Indigenous Rights Movement

    By Pamela Martin

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    This dissertation argues that Amazonian indigenous peoples organized via transnational networks due to the domestic blockages presented to them in their respective countires. Due to these blockages and the growing number of transnational political opportunity structures, such as national and...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge