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Culture and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Siegfried Wiessner

in The Cultural Dimension of Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199642120
eISBN:
9780191770401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642120.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Cultural difference provides the key context in which indigenous peoples' claims to self-preservation and flourishing arose. Existential threats to their survival prompted a global movement, starting ... More


Amazonian Indigenous Green: Media and the Ecologically Noble Savage

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing from the cultural survival efforts of the Kayapó and the Paiter-Suruí, this chapter traces how indigenous rights and Western environmentalism have shaped each other. At the core of analysis ... More


Religious Freedom and the Category of Religion into the Twenty-First Century

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.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows that, throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, Native American efforts to achieve religious freedom have been essential to a broader fight for cultural survival. ... More


Introduction

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The picaresque mode is a lens through which we can peel back the many layers of cultural memory that have accrued to the Great War moment, to uncover the attitudes, sensibilities, and worldviews of ... More


Tracing Change

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines aspects of cultural survival and continuity in the region across the several millennia covered by the book. It examines the key role of environmental change and coastal erosion, ... More


The Afro-Promethean “Science of the Stars”: Toward a New Metahistory of African Survivals

Jared Hickman

in Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272586
eISBN:
9780190272609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272586.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Traditional African associations and an established interpretation of the Promethean theft of fire as an allegory of the historical origins of astronomy facilitated the emergence of a ... More


African and Caribbean Patterns in Mary Prince’s Resistance

Babacar M’Baye

in The Trickster Comes West: Pan-African Influence in Early Black Diasporan Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732337
eISBN:
9781604733525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732337.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter focuses on Mary Prince, the first black woman to free herself from slavery. While some critics have interpreted Prince’s work and life merely as individual struggles against slavery and ... More


Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Can small indigenous communities survive, as distinct cultural entities, in northeast India, an area of mind-boggling ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity? What are the choices such communities ... More


Survivals, surveys, and struggles: First fieldwork

Christopher Morton

in The Anthropological Lens: Rethinking E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812913
eISBN:
9780191850707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812913.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 2 sketches Evans-Pritchard’s early career and intellectual influences, before setting the scene for his first piece of fieldwork among the Ingessana people in Sudan by describing the reasons ... More


The Drowned Muse: The Unknown Woman of the Seine's Survivals from Nineteenth-Century Modernity to the Present

Anne-Gaëlle Saliot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198708629
eISBN:
9780191779558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708629.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book investigates the fascination surrounding the Unknown Woman of the Seine in literature and the visual arts at the end of the nineteenth and into the twentieth century. ‘L’Inconnue de la ... More


Enslaved Women’s Resistance and Survival Strategies in Frances Ellen Watkins Harper’s “The Slave Mother: A Tale of the Ohio” and Toni Morrison’S Beloved and Margaret Garner

Kristine Yohe

in Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines Frances Ellen Watkins Harper's 1857 poem “The Slave Mother: A Tale of the Ohio,” Toni Morrison's 1987 novel Beloved, and Morrison's 2004 libretto Margaret Garner. Through ... More


The politics of environmental justice: community development in Ecuadorian and Peruvian Amazonia

María Teresa Martínez Domínguez and Eurig Scandrett

in "Politics, power and community development"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317364
eISBN:
9781447317395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317364.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter is based on research and community work carried out in indigenous communities affected by the oil industry in both the Ecuadorean and Peruvian Amazon. In these areas local and regional ... More


Indigenous Nations and Tribal Sovereignty

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

The indigenous rights movement has embraced the idea of self-determination for framing their demands for economic, political, and cultural survival. Indeed, calls for tribal sovereignty problematize ... More


Unwanted Consequences

Sarah Conly

in One Child: Do We Have a Right to More?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190203436
eISBN:
9780190203450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203436.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Even if population reduction is desirable in itself, will it have other consequences we can’t accept? Some believe that it will ruin the economy; that it will cause widespread sex selection harmful ... More


Conflict at Kewa and Isleta Pueblos

Frank Graziano

in Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter opens with detailed analysis of deculturation policy during the Spanish, Mexican, and American governance of New Mexico and the Pueblos. In the more recent history it includes discussion ... More


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