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Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Barry Barclay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Acclaimed Māori filmmaker Barry Barclay’s Our Own Image relates the experiences of making his documentaries and his critically acclaimed feature-length film Ngati (1987), widely credited as the first ... More


An Indigenous, Feminist Approach to DNA Politics

Kim TallBear

in Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665853
eISBN:
9781452946511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665853.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction defines “Native American DNA,” rooting it in colonial histories of who encounters and who gets encountered, who studies and who gets studied. It introduces key science studies, ... More


“We’re Not Going to Be Guinea Pigs”: Lessons from Community-Based Participatory Research

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Rooted in interview material with scientists, field workers and study participants, as well as the literatures of citizen science, CBPR, and study report-back, the third chapter discusses the ... More


Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine

Steven Salaita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901417
eISBN:
9781452955292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Inter/Nationalism examines mutual forms of decolonization in North America and Palestine. Salaita analyzes the many ways that the issue of Palestine has become important to the fields of American ... More


Ordinary Life and the Ethics of Occupation

Mark Rifkin

in Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter 1 – It provides the theoretical and methodological background for the study. Surveying relevant scholarship in nineteenth-century American literary studies, Native studies, and queer studies, ... More


The Genographic Project: The Business of Research and Representation

Kim TallBear

in Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665853
eISBN:
9781452946511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665853.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 describes National Geographic’s Genographic Project and the politics of race and indigeneity in that global human genetic diversity research project. It deconstructs Genographic discourses, ... More


Indigenous and Genetic Governance and Knowledge

Kim TallBear

in Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665853
eISBN:
9781452946511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665853.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The conclusion highlights increasing indigenous influence over genome research in ways that enhances indigenous sovereignty and livelihoods. It looks forward to additional innovations whereby ... More


Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Settler Common Sense considers how writings by several canonical mid-nineteenth-century authors that are not “about” Indians still participate in processes of settler colonialism. More than focusing ... More


From the Stomp Grounds on Up: Indigenous Movement and the Politics of Globalization

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter three furthers the methods of indigenous women's use of literary maps to work through various spatial injustices that particularly effected women of color throughout the 1980-1990's. Joy ... More


Environmental Justice, Political Ecology, and the Three Bodies of a Mohawk Community

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The first chapter introduces the Superfund process, and describes how concepts and theories around environmental justice and political ecology need to be framed with an understanding of settler ... More


Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Kim TallBear

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665853
eISBN:
9781452946511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665853.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Native American DNA is not simply found in bodies, both living and dead, and in hi-tech laboratories. Drawing from history, genome science, ethnography, textual and policy analysis, TallBear shows ... More


“Someday a Story Will Come”: Rememorative Futures

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter four continues the examination of global violence and connects it to early forms of literary mappings, by examining Leslie Marmon Silko's epic novel Almanac of the Dead. The use of narrative ... More


The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Elizabeth Hoover

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Elizabeth Hoover takes us deep into Akwesasne—an indigenous community in upstate New York—the remarkable community that partnered with scientists and developed grassroots programs to fight the ... More


Genetic Genealogy Online

Kim TallBear

in Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665853
eISBN:
9781452946511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665853.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 is a virtual ethnography of an online genetic genealogy listserv community of predominantly white-identified individuals. This chapter analyzes the politics of race on-list, including how ... More


Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Mishuana Goeman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Mishuana Goeman provides feminist interventions into an analysis of colonial spatial restructuring of Native lands and bodies in the twentieth century. Through an examination of the ways that Native ... More


Romancing the State of Nature: Speculation, Regeneration, and the Maine Frontier in House of the Seven Gables

Mark Rifkin

in Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter 2 – Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of the Seven Gables takes up the Lockean assumptions of earlier struggles against elite propertyholding in Maine. In doing so, the text opens up the potential ... More


Loving Oneself Like a Nation: Sovereign Self hood and the Autoerotics of Wilderness in Walden

Mark Rifkin

in Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter 3 – In critiquing the debt produced by the effort to own property, Henry David Thoreau’s Walden develops an autoerotic vision of selfhood based on withdrawal into the space of “nature.” That ... More


Dreaming of Urban Fispersion: Aristocratic Genealogy and Indian Rurality in Pierre

Mark Rifkin

in Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690572
eISBN:
9781452949413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690572.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Herman Melville’s Pierre draws on the Anti-Rent movement in upstate New York to critique inherited estates, and it positions the city as an escape from inequities in the country. Casting New York ... More


Gendered Geographies and Narrative Markings

Mishuana Goeman

in Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677900
eISBN:
9781452948218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the Introduction I lay out the groundwork for gendered spatial violence and the concept of (re)mapping that I use throughout the book.


The Held Image

Barry Barclay and Jeff Bear

in Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the function of film and images as tools for preserving memories and cultural identity. Archived images of Maori or Tuhoe elders are rare and should be prized and protected ... More


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