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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


“A First-Class Attraction on Any Stage”: Dramatizing the Ghost Dance and the Massacre at Wounded Knee

Amanda Frisken

in Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042980
eISBN:
9780252051838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the 1890 Ghost Dance, a nonviolent religious practice among the Lakota Sioux. In covering the Ghost Dance, daily newspaper editors Joseph Pulitzer (the New York World) and ... 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


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


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


Process as Product: Native American Filmmaking and Storytelling

Justin de Leon

in Racialized Media: The Design, Delivery, and Decoding of Race and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479811076
eISBN:
9781479807826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811076.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A central goal of filmmaking is to produce content to share with audiences. However important “film as a product” may be, the process of creating a film holds great potential for individual and ... More


Afterword: Not Paralyzed

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/9780226477077.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Afterword comes back to these mediating networks one more time, making an explicit case now for a form of nonlinear agency and collateral resilience. Left-field developments rather than targeted ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Newman

in Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643458
eISBN:
9781469643472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643458.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Conclusion uses Fanny Kelly’s 1871 narrative of her captivity among Lakotas to recapitulate the claims of Allegories of Encounter. Kelly’s narrative illustrates how both captives and captors saw ... More


Where It All Went Wrong

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Violence across the Prairies helped to develop new ideas about border control and made them possible. Canadian and American conceptions of territory required erasing all other pre-existing forms of ... More


The Women of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation: Portrayals of Historical Trauma and Healing

Claradina Soto, Toni Handboy, Ruth Supranovich, and Eugenia L. Weiss

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the impact of colonialism on indigenous women with a focus on the experience of the Lakota women on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota. It explores the ... 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


North America II: The Central and Northern Plains

Peter Mitchell

in Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198703839
eISBN:
9780191916762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198703839.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Central and Northern Plains are home to many of the peoples popularly considered quintessential Native Americans. First brought to the widespread attention of Europeans and Euro-Americans as ... More


Introducing Horse Nations

Peter Mitchell

in Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198703839
eISBN:
9780191916762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198703839.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Hidden by rocks near a waterhole in Australia’s desert interior an Aboriginal woman and her children catch their first sight of the shockingly large animal of which they have previously only heard: ... 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


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


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