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Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, poetry, prose, and stunning art--from photography and graffiti to rap and songs--that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the popular and scholarly perceptions of Native Americans, but this is a false expression of a complex and constantly changing reality. When viewed from the Native perspectives, our concepts of urbanity and approaches to American Indian studies are necessarily transformed. Courses in Native American studies, ethnic studies, anthropology, and urban studies must be in step with contemporary Indian realities. This powerful combination of pathbreaking scholarship and visual and literary arts will be enjoyed by students, scholars, and a general audience.

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This collection of scholarly essays, prose, poetry, rap lyrics, graffiti, and visual arts documents a variety of American Indian experiences of urban life. The text is divided into three sections: an overview of urbanism, the structuring and dynamics of urban communities, and individuals and families in urban contexts. A sampling of topics includes Yaqui cultural and linguistic evolution; retribalization in urban Indian communities; urban Indian comedy; Laguna Pueblo railroaders in Richmond, California; and addiction and recovery in Milwaukee.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780742502758
Editor:
Lobo, Susan
Editor:
Peters, Kurt
Foreword by:
Fixico, Donald Lee
Foreword:
Fixico, Donald Lee
Foreword:
Fixico, Donald L.
Editor:
Lobo, Susan
Editor:
Peters, Kurt
Author:
Lobo, Susan
Foreword:
Fixico, Donald L.
Publisher:
Altamira Press
Location:
Walnut Creek, CA
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Urbanization
Subject:
Rural-urban migration
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
City and town life -- United States.
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Number:
320
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Contemporary Native American Communities
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20010231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.00x9.00x.69 in. .98 lbs.

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