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Becoming Professional Indians: The Eastern Debut of Okah Tubbee and Laah Ceil

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter describes the rise and fall of the McCarys' fortunes from 1847–50, as they transitioned from minor sectarian leaders to celebrated Indian performers, but then suffered a series of ... More


Remotely Japanese: William Faulkner Indigenous and Trans-Pacific

Wai Chee Dimock

in Weak Planet: Literature and Assisted Survival

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226477077
eISBN:
9780226477244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477077.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes up the question of reparation. How can we begin to make amends, and how to ensure that such efforts are not fantasies? The chapter looks at the long-distance atonement of Faulkner ... More


Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Mikaëla M. Adams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619466
eISBN:
9780190619497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619466.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

The right to determine tribal citizenship is fundamental to the exercise of tribal sovereignty. Deciding who belongs to Indian tribes has a complicated history, however, especially in the South. ... More


Doom and Deliverance: Faulkner’s Dialectical Indians

Melanie Benson Taylor

in Faulkner and the Native South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Most critics and historians agree that Faulkner’s Indian characters are outrageous mystifications drawn from popular misperceptions and unspoken ideologies. While he famously admitted that he “made ... More


Dressing the Part: Evolution of Indian Dress in Faulkner

Patricia Galloway

in Faulkner and the Native South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Charles Betts Galloway’s first charge as Methodist bishop in 1886 was Indian Territory. The bishop’s grandfather had held slaves and taken up Indian land; his father had served in the Civil War; he ... More


“Brother: Is This Truth?”: History, Fiction, and Colonialism in Faulkner’s Mississippi

Katherine M. B. Osburn

in Faulkner and the Native South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay approaches Faulkner’s stories about Mississippi Indians from the perspective of a historian of the Native South. It discusses shifting ideas about the role of narrative in historical ... More


The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Kenneth Watson

Douglas B. Chambers (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is a collection of twenty-one literary and historical chapters marking the 50th anniversary of the Southern Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals (founded in 1962) dedicated to ... More


Mississippi's American Indians

James F. Barnett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

At the beginning of the eighteenth century, over twenty different American Indian tribal groups inhabited present-day Mississippi. Today, Mississippi is home to only one tribe, the Mississippi Band ... More


The Peacekeeper’s Violence

Daniel R. Maher

in Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The 1817 military outpost of Fort Smith is promoted in the frontier complex as the “Peacekeeper of Indian Territory.” This chapter systematically dismantles and contextualizes this narrative within ... More


The Elusive Boundary and the Creek-Choctaw War

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

As the British government lost confidence that it could detoxify the Indian trade, it pinned its remaining reform hopes on establishing a stable boundary between colonists and Indians. A well marked ... More


Motion and complex predicates in LFG

Joseph Lovestrand

in Barayin Morphosyntax: A Lexical-Functional Approach

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198851158
eISBN:
9780191885891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851158.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter extends the s-structure analysis of Deictic SVCs in Barayin to semantically similar constructions in Choctaw (Broadwell 2000) and Wambaya (Nordlinger 2010). Both languages have morphemes ... More


The Wolf Is Come: War in the Indian Nation, 1861–1862

Thomas W. Cutrer

in Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631561
eISBN:
9781469631585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631561.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Examines the history of the five so-called “Civilized Tribes”: their expulsion from their ancestral homelands in the southeastern United States, intertribal disagreements over alliances with North or ... More


Domestic Fronts in the Era of 1812: Slavery, Expansion, and Familial Struggles for Sovereignty in the Early-Nineteenth-Century Choctaw South

Dawn Peterson

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1811, while working as U.S. Indian Agent to the Choctaw nation, a white man named Silas Dinsmoor took guardianship of a ten- or eleven-year-old Choctaw boy named James McDonald. By examining the ... More


Teleneuropsychology

Robert L. Kane and C. Munro Cullum

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

The growth of telemedicine has been rapid. Initially, telemedicine was seen as a way to bring services to remote areas that lacked access to aspects of health­care delivered through traditional ... More


Introduction: Citizenship and Sovereignty

Mikaëla M. Adams

in Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619466
eISBN:
9780190619497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619466.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the history of tribal citizenship in six southeastern tribes. It argues that tribal citizenship is intimately connected to tribal sovereignty. When tribes decided who belonged to ... More


Learning the Language of “Blood”: The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Mikaëla M. Adams

in Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619466
eISBN:
9780190619497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619466.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

At the end of the nineteenth century, Congress created the Dawes Commission to allot the Choctaw Nation’s western lands to tribal citizens. The commission assigned allotments to certain Choctaws left ... More


Conclusion: Who Belongs?

Mikaëla M. Adams

in Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619466
eISBN:
9780190619497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619466.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Southeastern tribes made decisions on citizenship for tribally-specific reasons. Pamunkeys began to police their citizenship when Jim Crow threatened to reclassify them as “colored.” Catawbas altered ... More


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