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An Image to Carry the World Within It Performance Cartography and the Skidi Star Chart

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.11
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on an important issue for many American Indians concerning the pursuit of knowledge, which often undermines cultural self-determination. Maps such as the Skidi Star Chart are a ... More


Early American Cartographies

Martin Bruckner (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Maps were at the heart of cultural life in the Americas from before colonization to the formation of modern nation-states. The fourteen chapters in this book examine indigenous and European peoples' ... More


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