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Recognition, Sovereignty Struggles, and Indigenous Rights in the United States: A Sourcebook June 3, 2013 by Amy E. Den Ouden (Editor), Jean M. O’Brien (Editor)

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ASIN‏:‎1469602164
Language‏:‎English
Paperback‏:‎376pages
ISBN-10‏:‎1469602156
ISBN-13‏:‎978-1469602165

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This engaging collection surveys and clarifies the complex issue of federal and state recognition for Native American tribal nations in the United States. Den Ouden and O’Brien gather focused and teachable essays on key topics, debates, and case studies. Written by leading scholars in the field, including historians, anthropologists, legal scholars, and political scientists, the essays cover the history of recognition, focus on recent legal and cultural processes, and examine contemporary recognition struggles nationwide.Contributors are Joanne Barker (Lenape), Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Brothertown), Rosemary Cambra (Muwekma Ohlone), Amy E. Den Ouden, Timothy Q. Evans (Haliwa-Saponi), Les W. Field, Angela A. Gonzales (Hopi), Rae Gould (Nipmuc), J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Kanaka Maoli), K. Alexa Koenig, Alan Leventhal, Malinda Maynor Lowery (Lumbee), Jean M. O’Brien (White Earth Ojibwe), John Robinson, Jonathan Stein, Ruth Garby Torres (Schaghticoke), and David E. Wilkins (Lumbee). Read more

Review Impressive volume. . . . Recommended. All academic levels/libraries.–ChoiceAs a primer on the complexities of recognition struggles, and as a source book providing insightful case studies for undergraduate instruction, the book is a rousing success.–Western Historical QuarterlyA real strength of this book is the inclusion of a significant number of contributions by Native scholars.–Oregon Historical QuarterlyThis volume deserves a wide readership among scholars, students, and community leaders interested in the political rights of indigenous people in the United States.–American Indian Quarterly Review An excellent selection of interdisciplinary perspectives on a critically important question. A valuable contribution.–Jessica Cattelino, University of California, Los Angeles From the Back Cover This engaging collection surveys and clarifies the complex issue of federal and state recognition for Native American tribal nations in the United States. Den Ouden and O’Brien gather focused and teachable essays on key topics, debates, and case studies. Written by leading scholars in the field, including historians, anthropologists, legal scholars, and political scientists, the essays cover the history of recognition, focus on recent legal and cultural processes, and examine contemporary recognition struggles nationwide. About the Author Amy E. Den Ouden is associate professor of women’s studies at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. She is author of Beyond Conquest: Native Peoples and the Struggle for History in New England.Jean M. O’Brien (White Earth Ojibwe) is professor of history at the University of Minnesota. She is author of Dispossession by Degrees: Indian Land and Identity in Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790, and Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England. Read more

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