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Multicultural reforms for Mexico’s “tranquil” Indians in Yucatán

Shannan Mattiace

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0062
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Yucatán was one of the last Mexican states to enact Indian rights legislation in the wake of the 2001 national constitutional changes, and is worthy of examination, as it has one of the largest ... More


Dilemmas of the Metropolitan Anti‐Imperialist, 1906–1910

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the efforts of metropolitan anti-imperialists to influence the work of the Liberal Government between 1906 and 1910. It begins by explaining the failure of the British Committee ... More


Who Will Guard the Guardians? Indian Policy on Trial, 1924–1928

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Barnett case caught the attention of Congress and Indian rights activists and became the lightning rod for a national reform movement. For Progressive congressmen like Robert La Follette of ... More


Case Studies in Water and Power: The Yakima and the Pima

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the study of federal water policy in the Yakima—also known as the Yakama—of Washington and the Pima of Arizona. It shows that irrigation allowed these two groups of Indians to ... More


“Darling Indians” and “Natural Lords”: Virginia’s Tributary Regime and Florida’s Republic of Indians in the Seventeenth Century

Bradley Dixon

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Dixon contends that between the 1640s and Bacon’s Rebellion (1676), Virginia went far in following the Spanish policy of incorporating Natives into the polity. Reminiscent of the Spanish empire’s ... More


The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Jeffrey R. Dudas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is an examination of how grassroots conservative activists use rights discourse to pursue their political goals. It argues that conservative activists engage in frequent and sincere ... More


The Implications of Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

in We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832622
eISBN:
9781469605869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894217_wenger.10
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the time when Pueblo progressives appealed for religious liberty against what they called “persecution” from tribal leaders. They revealed one implication of identifying ... More


“I'm an Indian Too”: Playing Indian in Song and on Stage, 1900–1946

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the popularity of Indian subjects and songs in America during the period from 1900 to 1946. It suggests that the commercialization of native America during this period can be ... More


Multiracial Efforts, Intra-racial Gains

Gordon K. Mantler

in Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838518
eISBN:
9781469608075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807838518.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how local police officers attacked hundreds of protesters who had begun to trek back to the Hawthorne School after a boisterous demonstration against a recent ruling on ... More


How Local Waters Become State Water

Eric P. Perramond

in Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299351
eISBN:
9780520971127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299351.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

New Mexico, like most western U.S. states, relies on the legal assumptions of prior appropriation to sort out historical water rights in space and in time. Early in the twentieth century, the state ... More


Rights, Resentment, and Social Change

in The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to analyze special-rights talk both as it constitutes a specific set of disputes and as it reverberates generally. The book undertakes an ... More


Akhtar Rescripts Copyright Law

Prashant Reddy T. and Sumathi Chandrashekaran

in Create, Copy, Disrupt: India's Intellectual Property Dilemmas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470662
eISBN:
9780199088850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470662.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter details the background to the revolutionary Copyright (Amendment), Act, 2012, which aimed to radically alter the equations in the Indian music industry. This story begins at the Indian ... More


1917: The Ban

Alexander S. Dawson

in Peyote Effect: From the Inquisition to the War on Drugs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520285422
eISBN:
9780520960909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285422.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the first sustained efforts to enact a federal ban on peyote in the United States. Missionaries and Indian Agents began pressing for a ban in the late nineteenth century, only ... More


Human Rights Concerns in Biotechnology

Sreenivasulu N.S.

in Law Relating to Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter highlights the human rights concerns in biotechnology. In this regard, responses from the governments of the US, India, and EU have been mapped. Various international human rights ... More


City Water, Native Water, and the Unknown Future

Eric P. Perramond

in Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299351
eISBN:
9780520971127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299351.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The most challenging adjudications await the state, since the urbanized corridor of the Rio Grande has yet to be adjudicated. Using Santa Fe and its own modest river as emblematic of this ... More


Encounters with Death

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter presents an essay on Mahatma Gandhi’s encounters with death during his fight for Indian rights in South Africa. It recalls when Gandhi arrived in Durban in January 1897, he was attacked ... More


John Quincy Adams: A Republic of Virtue

Gary Scott Smith

in Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391394
eISBN:
9780199391424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391394.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

John Quincy Adams embodied and expressed the concerns of many of his contemporaries about the importance of a personal relationship with God, of morality to the well-being of the nation, and of ... More


Conclusion: Revolutions before the Renaissance

James H. Cox

in The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The narratives of revolutionary indigenous Mexico by Todd Downing and Lynn Riggs are a selective but compelling part of the mid-twentieth-century American Indian writing. Recognizing that the ... More


Abolitionist Bonds, 1842–1847

Nancy A. Hewitt

in Radical Friend: Amy Kirby Post and Her Activist Worlds

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640327
eISBN:
9781469641423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640327.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By 1842, Quakers played leading roles in the Western New York Anti-Slavery (WNYASS). When Abby Kelley, Frederick Douglass, and Erasmus Hudson stopped in Rochester and spoke at African Bethel Church, ... More


“Liberation Is Coming Soon”: The Radical Reformation of Joshua Evans (1731–1798)

Ellen M. Ross

in Quakers and Abolition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038266
eISBN:
9780252096129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038266.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the eighteenth-century Quaker reform Joshua Evans. Evans was an important voice in Quaker antislavery, Indian rights advocacy, and American peace history. He was a critic of the ... More


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