A separate country : postcoloniality and American Indian nations /

Essays questioning the academic notion that "postcoloniality" is the current condition of American Indian communities. Argues that American Indians remain among the most colonized people in the modern world; revises the popular view of the American West and explores the forgotten history o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth
Format: Book
Published: Lubbock : Texas Tech University Press, [2012]
Table of Contents:
  • Situating colonial and postcolonial studies
  • Indigeneity as a category of analysis
  • A new understanding of a specific historical event within the colonial paradigm
  • Eliminationism
  • On "looking westward"
  • Law: the task of justification
  • Just a thought
  • Citizen! Citizen!
  • The cynical tourist
  • What about violence?
  • The politics of misogyny
  • The dilemma of language and the art of political persuasion
  • Balancing acts for academic risk takers
  • Taku Inichiapi? What's in a name?
  • Case study 1: the assault on a nation through the political applications of colonization (1888)
  • Case study 2: the dismissal of a people from the Dakota prairie: a case of literary genocide (1920-1930)
  • Is now the moment?
  • State governmental power versus tribal nation autonomy.