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Where Have the Corn Mothers Gone?: Americans Encounter the Europeans

Mary P. Ryan

in Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes how the coordinates of gender differentiation—asymmetry, the relations of the sexes, and hierarchy—were performed in various ways across the wide landscape of North America ... More


The Apaches

Odie B. Faul

in The Geronimo Campaign

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083514
eISBN:
9780199854141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083514.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For three centuries before the arrival of the Anglo-American in the Southwest, the Apaches dominated the region, striking terror not only into the hearts of surrounding Indian tribes but also into ... More


Indian Sacrifice in an Age of Progress

Susan L. Mizruchi

in The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832509
eISBN:
9781469605678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887967_mizruchi.8
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses how the diversity of Indian tribes was reflected in their different responses to the daunting transformation of their circumstances; for instance, by the turn of the twentieth ... More


Second Opportunity: The Structure and Architecture of the Constitution

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the need of the newly formed union to establish a functioning republic and how this affected Native American Indian tribal sovereignty. It examines how the Constitutional ... More


Natives and Interlopers

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the relations of the southern Indian tribes and the white settlers. Although their relations were generally peaceful in the first decade of the nineteenth century, it was ... More


Tribal Sovereignty and Legal Pluralism

N. Bruce Duthu

in Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199735860
eISBN:
9780199344994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735860.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides brief legal and historical background for the argument that our nation’s constitutional framework reflects a formative commitment to a legally plural society. From the express ... More


Conclusion: Imagination, Translation, and Constitutional Convergence

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This text emphasizes the need for constitutional reform in order to address issues regarding Native American Indian tribe sovereignty. It identifies the Supreme Court and Congress as the main ... More


Evening

Gillum Ferguson

in Illinois in the War of 1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at how, for the Indian tribes, the coming struggle would be one for their very existence. Their population is hard to estimate, because contemporary estimates vary significantly ... More


The Marshall Trilogy: Foundational but Not Fully Constitutional?

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the following cases: Johnson v. McIntosh, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, and Worcester v. Georgia. It examines how they established some of the basic principles of Indian law and ... More


The Land and Its People: Description of the Lower Lafourche Basin

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides an overview of the geography and settlement history of Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes, beginning with the presence of indigenous peoples at the time of French colonization, ... More


Cultural Practice and Authenticity: The Search for Real Indians in New England in the ‘Historical’ Period

D. Rae Gould

in The Death of Prehistory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684595
eISBN:
9780191804816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684595.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines what the death of prehistory means for Native Americans in southern New England today. Citing instances where notions of prehistory make difficult attempts to collaborate with ... More


1683: The French Build a Fort: (maamistikoošiwa wešihtooka niimihki)

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the construction of Sieur de La Salle's Fort St. Louis atop Starved Rock. Located along the south shore of the Illinois River in LaSalle County, Illinois, the 125-foot-tall bluff ... More


First Peoples, First Prohibitionists

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190841577
eISBN:
9780197523322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841577.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Armed with a new appreciation for prohibitionism as an anti-imperialist, anti-predatory-capitalist movement for community self-determination, Part III returns us to the United States, where ... More


Early Contact: From Colonial Encounters to the Articles of Confederation

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the early contact between European settlers and the Native American Indian tribes, and how these encounters played a role in establishing the foundation and early development of ... More


On Cannibals and Christians: The Violent Displacements of Nation Building

Tracy Devine Guzmán

in Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity after Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602080
eISBN:
9781469608150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602080.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on how Brazilian indigenous people suffered significant hardships during the early nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, despite consorted efforts by locals artists to ... More


Landscapes of Desire: Melancholy, Memory, and Fantasy in Deborah Miranda’s The Zen of La Llorona

Mark Rifkin

in The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677825
eISBN:
9781452948041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677825.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1978, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) adopted a set of procedures to recognize Native peoples as tribes for the purposes of inclusion within the regulations and protections of federal Indian ... More


“Every Woman Deviating from the Code”: Cultural Lag, Moral Contagion, and Social Disintegration

Maureen A. Molloy

in On Creating a Usable Culture: Margaret Mead and the Emergence of American Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831165
eISBN:
9780824869236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831165.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Mead's least well known work, The Changing Culture of an Indian Tribe (1932). Located in the American Midwest—far from her usual ethnographic locus in the Pacific—the book ... 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


Going Native

in From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534657
eISBN:
9780226534640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534640.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents the various controversies related to the restoring of native names. Changing the names of Devils Tower in Wyoming will not be easy as Plains American-Indian tribes have ... More


Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Frank Pommersheim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a chronicle of Indian tribal sovereignty under the United States Constitution and the way that legislators have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty since the nation's ... More


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