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Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Joseph Epes Brown

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a thematic approach to looking at Native American religious traditions. Within the great multiplicity of Native American cultures, the book observes certain common themes that ... More


“There Is No Word for Art”: The Creative Process

Joseph Epes Brown and Emily Cousins

in Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the traditional arts of Native Americans. It looks into the spiritual perspectives and fundamental assumptions of traditional arts that are often misunderstood in Western ... More


Argument dereferentialization in Lakota

Regina Pustet and David S. Rood

in The Typology of Semantic Alignment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199238385
eISBN:
9780191716768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238385.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Lakota has been claimed to lack structural devices by means of which arguments can be foregrounded, such as with passives. However, recent field data show that in addition to various backgrounding ... More


Post-Darwinian Visions of Divine Creation

John Gatta

in Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and the Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165050
eISBN:
9780199835140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165055.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Beginning in the latter half of the nineteenth century, Darwinism had a varied impact on American sensibilities. John Muir, for example, studied science and accepted the transmutative premise of ... More


North America: The World Wolf Made

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R. Fogg

in The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter explores the historical relationship between Indigenous Americans and wolves illustrated through the stories of Indigenous peoples of North America, especially on the Great Plains and ... More


Introduction: The Politics of Wounded Knee Memory

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter outlines the controversy surrounding the representation and remembrance of Wounded Knee. It presents two accounts: one from the Native American Lakota people, and one from ... More


Exchange: Trade, Sovereignty, and the Forty-Ninth Parallel

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores how Metis borderlanders came into conflict with American federal officials who were convinced that Metis traders enabled Lakota resistance to American expansion and undermined ... More


Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

David W. Grua

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the Wounded Knee Massacre, the US Seventh Cavalry quickly counted dozens of slain Lakota warriors and left the bodies on the ground. Snow soon engulfed the silent landscape, precluding burial ... More


Two types of portmanteau agreement: Syntactic and morphological

Ellen Woolford

in Optimality-Theoretic Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics: From Uni- to Bidirectional Optimization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198757115
eISBN:
9780191817021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757115.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

Is portmanteau agreement formed in syntax or at PF? This chapter argues there are two distinct types. One is syntactic: T/Infl probes past an ergative subject to license nominative case on the ... More


“We Are All Related”: The Limits of Inclusion at a Lakota Sun Dance

Bruce Lincoln

in Discourse and the Construction of Society: Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual, and Classification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199372362
eISBN:
9780199372393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372362.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although the rhetoric, ideology, and intention of a Lakota Sun Dance held in 1991 were emphatically inclusive, expanding on the ritual formula and invocation Mitakuye oyasin (“All my relations” or ... More


From a Baby Smiling: Reflections on Virtues in Development

Robert N. Emde

in Developing the Virtues: Integrating Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190271466
eISBN:
9780190271480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271466.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter shares the author’s experiences in thinking about the development of virtues, reflecting on observations from his career as a developmental researcher and clinician. As a newcomer to ... More


Territorial Rights and Natural Resources

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter considers whether collective self-determination, which justifies a right of jurisdiction, can also generate a right to control natural resources. It discusses the limits of that ... More


American Indian Traditions: Balance with All Our Relations

Daniel P. Scheid

in The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199359431
eISBN:
9780199359462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359431.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter turns to indigenous traditions, specifically those of American Indians, and to two concrete religio-cultural practices of the Lakota peoples. Following George Tinker, Scheid explicates ... More


Race War and Wounded Knee

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the events that led to the conflict at Wounded Knee. It first describes the journey of the Corps of Discovery into the northern Great Plains where the Lakota Nation was located ... More


Exonerating the Seventh Cavalry

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the US government’s attempts to exonerate the Seventh Cavalry from the controversies surrounding the conflict against the Lakota People at Wounded Knee. On February 12, 1891, ... More


Honoring Gallant Soldiers

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the commemoration of the soldiers of the Seventh Cavalry who were involved in the killings at Wounded Knee. When Colonel James Forsyth and the Seventh Cavalry returned to Fort ... More


“In Memory of the Chief Big Foot Massacre”

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter delves into the ways in which the Lakota People commemorate relatives killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre. It specifically highlights the monument built by the Lakotas on a hill beside ... More


We Never Thought of Fighting

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter delves deeper into the mission of the survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre to change the dominant perception fabricated by the US government. It continues to describe the actions of ... More


Liquidating the Liability of the United States

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recalls the discussion of the “Justification of a Relief Bill” in Congress. The bill sought to “liquidate the liability of the United States for the massacre of Sioux Indian men, women, ... More


Conclusion: Surviving Wounded Knee

David W. Grua

in Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190249038
eISBN:
9780190249069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249038.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter synthesizes all of the important events that happened after the conflict at Wounded Knee where both the US government and the Lakota survivors tried to present their claims of what ... More


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