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Satisfied with Stones: Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization and the Discourses of Resistance

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on how the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007 has been framed both within Hawai‘i and on the continent as a way to understand how the United States uses ... More


Bent, or Lifted Out by Its Roots: Daves’ Broken Arrow and Drum Beat as Narratives of Conditional Sympathy

Józef Jaskulski

in ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Józef Jaskulski examines Broken Arrow and Drum Beat, considering the perspective that the latter perpetuates the very Native American stereotypes that the former attempted to amend. He links these ... More


The Reservation Land Rush: Allotment and Land Taking

Karen V. Hansen

in Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

The convergence of the Dawes Act and the Land Allotment Act of 1904, created the conditions that enabled homesteaders to settle on Indian land at Spirit Lake; it did so at the price of Dakota ... More


Domestic Fronts in the Era of 1812: Slavery, Expansion, and Familial Struggles for Sovereignty in the Early-Nineteenth-Century Choctaw South

Dawn Peterson

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1811, while working as U.S. Indian Agent to the Choctaw nation, a white man named Silas Dinsmoor took guardianship of a ten- or eleven-year-old Choctaw boy named James McDonald. By examining the ... More


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

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677825
eISBN:
9781452948041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677825.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1970 the Nixon administration inaugurated a new era in federal Indian policy. No more would the U.S. government seek to deny and displace Native peoples or dismantle Native governments; from now ... More


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