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Sovereign Screens: Aboriginal Media on the Canadian West Coast

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While Indigenous media have gained increasing prominence around the world, the vibrant Aboriginal media world on the Canadian West Coast has received little scholarly attention. As the first ethnography of the Aboriginal media community in Vancouver, Sovereign Screens reveals the various social forces shaping Aboriginal media production including community media organizations and avant-garde art centers, as well as the national spaces of cultural policy and media institutions.

Kristin L. Dowell uses the concept of visual sovereignty to examine the practices, forms, and meanings through which Aboriginal filmmakers tell their individual stories and those of their Aboriginal nations and the intertribal urban communities in which they work. She explores the ongoing debates within the community about what constitutes Aboriginal media, how this work intervenes in the national Canadian mediascape, and how filmmakers use technology in a wide range of genresand#8212;including experimental mediaand#8212;to recuperate cultural traditions and reimagine Aboriginal kinship and sociality.and#160; Analyzing the interactive relations between this social community and the media forms it produces, Sovereign Screens offers new insights into the on-screen and off-screen impacts of Aboriginal media.and#160;

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About the Author

Kristin L. Dowell is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oklahoma. She is a visual anthropologist who has worked as a film curator at several Native film festivals. Her articles have appeared in the journals American Anthropologist and Transformations and in edited volumes, including Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780803245389
Author:
Dowell, Kristin L.
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
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Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
21 photographs, 2 illustrations, 1 map (
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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