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Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Katrina Jagodinsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book is the first to focus on Indigenous women of the Southwest and Pacific Northwest and the ways they dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal regimes of the nineteenth and ... More


Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Lisa Brooks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Our Beloved Kin recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and resistance during the “First Indian War” (later named “King Philip’s War”) ... More


“The Power of Wickaninnish Ends Here”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter opens with the 1788 encounter between Chief Tatoosh, the highest-ranked Makah titleholder at the time, and John Meares, a British maritime fur trader. Focusing on the web of regional ... More


Conclusion: “Events Happen when you get a Whale”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Returning to the current controversy over Makah whaling, this concluding chapter revisits the themes of indigenous borderlands and ways that the People of the Cape have combined customary marine ... More


The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Joshua L Reid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

For the Makahs, a tribal nation at the most northwestern point of the contiguous United States, a deep relationship with the sea is the locus of personal and group identity. Unlike most other ... More


“Returning from the Enemy”: The Poetics and Politics of Indigenous Women’s Legal History

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book explores the ways that Indigenous women dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal codes in the Puget Sound and Sonoran borderlands during the period 1854–1946. Drawing on ... More


Lucía Martínez and the “Putative Father”: Arizona, 1854–1900

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores how Indigenous women faced the laws that bound them to American masters and made them sexually vulnerable to male citizens' whims by chronicling the experiences of a Yaqui woman ... More


Nora Jewell “In Family Way”: Washington, 1854–1910

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines how Indigenous women dealt with the challenges of economic and sexual vulnerability under settler-colonial laws by focusing on the case of Nora Jewell in territorial Washington ... More


Juana Walker’s “Legal Right as a Half-Breed”: Arizona, 1864–1916

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the efforts of the children of Indigenous women to claim and retain family ties and land rights by focusing on the case of Juana Walker in Arizona Territory during the period ... More


Rebecca Lena Graham and “The Old Question of Common Law Marriage Raised by a Half-Breed”: Washington, 1859–1946

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines how the children of Indigenous women sought to claim and retain family ties and land rights by focusing on the case of Rebecca Lena Graham in Washington Territory during the ... More


Dinah Hood, “The State Is Supreme”: Arizona, 1863–1935

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines how Indigenous women practiced survivance by focusing on the case of Dinah Foote Hood in Arizona Territory during the period 1863–1935. In 1913, Dinah Foote Hood, a Yavapai ... More


Louisa Enick, “Hemmed In on All Sides”: Washington, 1855–1935

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between citizenship status and land ownership by focusing on the case of Louisa Enick in Washington Territory during the period 1855–1935. Louisa Enick raised a ... More


“The Acts of Forgetfulness”: Indigenous Women’s Legal History in Archives and Tribal Offices Throughout the North American West

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book has explored how Indigenous women used territorial legal regimes in the North American West. It has discussed six Native women's strategies of recovery and efforts toward political and ... More


Inveterate Wars and Petty Pilferings

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the role of violence and theft within the ča·di· (“cha-dee”) borderland during the era of maritime fur trading. Although these activities marked encounters among Natives and ... More


“Depending on the Success or Good-Will of the Natives”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

As the maritime fur trade shifted its focus farther north along the Northwest Coast during the early nineteenth century, Makah men used whaling to engage the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), a new ... More


“I Want the Sea”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The rise of Euro-American power in the region brought new challenges and opportunities to the People of the Cape, and they responded by continuing to exploit and protect tribal marine space. Focusing ... More


“An Anomaly in the Indian Service”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With their access and rights protected in the Treaty of Neah Bay, Makah whalers and sealers continued to bring wealth to their people during the second half of the nineteenth century. This chapter ... More


“Everything Is Played Out Here”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the Makah fisheries of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, explaining that overfishing by better capitalized non-Native fishers and local, state, and international ... More


Introduction: Just Where Does One Get A License to Kill Indians?

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the Makahs’ (also referred to as “the People of the Cape”) deep connection to the ocean as well as the controversy generated by their traditional ... More


Introduction

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Beginning with a scene from Edward Winslow’s Good News From New England, this chapter introduces key methodologies and contexts. It introduces central figures, including Weetamoo, James Printer, and ... More


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