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Jason Clay

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses how indigenous nations have affected conservation efforts, and how conservation efforts have affected indigenous nations. Nations are distinct from states; they are composed of ... More


Ainu: From a Dying Race to an Indigenous People

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter starts with an examination of the long history of Ainu’s subjugation to mainland Japanese and their quiet acquiescence until the 1970s, when the Hokkaido Utari Association began to ... More


Care ethics and indigenous values: political, tribal and personal

Amohia Boulton and Tula Brannelly

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Indigenous peoples who experienced colonisation in the mid-18th and 19th centuries, are to this day, still struggling for recognition of the impacts of this colonisation on their health and ... More


International Law Perspective: A New Model of Indigenous Nation Sovereignty?

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/9780199915736.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how international law affects the concept of indigenous nation sovereignty. It defines international law and identifies a distinctive turn in the field—an additional concern ... More


Nations and Nationalism since 1492

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the idea of an Indian nation as well as the nationalism that always produces that idea. It first considers new theories of decolonization and new nationalisms that address both ... More


Factual and Legal Sovereignty in North America: Indigenous Realities and Euro-American Pretensions

Kent Mcneil

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of sovereignty in North America. The European powers that colonized North America based their territorial claims on sweeping assertions of sovereignty over vast ... More


. The Cobell Trust Fund Litigation and Settlement: An “Accounting Coup”1

David E. Wilkins

in Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The scope, length, and complexity of the June 2011 case Cobell v. Salazar mark it as a most extraordinary lawsuit, and the distinguishing factors are many. This chapter looks at the importance of ... More


Borders and Belonging

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/9781469621050.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the vast political implications of boundary lines in creating territorial, political, and even racial, distinctions between the Plains Metis communities. ... More


Resignations

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the prospects of indigenous citizenship as a force to be reckoned with in modern times. In particular, it considers the concept of resignation and one of its meanings—“to sign ... More


The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Jodi A. Byrd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1761 and again in 1769, European scientists raced around the world to observe the transit of Venus, a rare astronomical event in which the planet Venus passes in front of the sun. This book ... More


Being Iroquoian, Being Iroquois: A Thousand-year Heritage of Becoming

Neal Ferris

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0018
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines and deconstructs the logics that have informed sixteenth- and seventeenth-century conventional histories of contact between Europeans and Indigenous First Nations in the ... More


Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Byron Dueck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries considers several genres of music and dance currently performed in First Nations and Métis communities in the western Canadian province of ... More


Epilogue: Truce Undone

Miranda Johnson

in The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600020
eISBN:
9780190600051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600020.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The epilogue argues that the truce indigenous peoples and the state established in the last three decades of the twentieth century came undone in the twenty-first century as a new set of ... More


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