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Title Indigenous experience today / edited by Marisol de la Cadena and Orin Starn
Published Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 415 pages)
Series Wenner-Gren International Symposium series
Wenner-Gren international series.
Contents pt. 1. Indigenous identities, old and new. Indigenous voice / Anna Tsing -- Tibetan indigeneity : translations, resemblances, and uptake / Emily T. Yeh -- "Our struggle has just begun": experiences of belonging and Mapuche formations of self / Claudia Briones -- pt. 2. Territory and questions of sovereignty. Indigeneity as relational identity : the construction of Australian land rights / Francesca Merlan -- Choctaw tribal sovereignty at the turn of the 21st century / Valerie Lambert -- Sovereignty's Betrayals / Michael F. Brown -- pt. 3. Indigeneity beyond borders. Varieties of indigenous experience : diasporas, homelands, sovereignties / James Clifford -- Diasporic media and Hmong/Miao formulations of nativeness and displacement / Louisa Schein -- Bolivian indigeneity in Japan : folklorized music performance / Michelle Bigenho -- pt. 4. The boundary politics of indigeneity. Indian indigeneities : Adivasi engagements with Hindu nationalism in India / Amita Baviskar -- "Ever-diminishing circles": the paradoxes of belonging in Botswana / Francis B. Nyamnjoh -- The native and the neoliberal down under : neoliberalism and "endangered authenticities"/ Linda Tuhiwai Smith -- pt. 5. Indigenous self-representation, non-indigenous collaborators and the politics of knowledge. Melting glaciers and emerging histories in the Saint Elias Mountains / Julie Cruikshank -- The terrible nearness of distant places : making history at the national museum of the American Indian / Paul Chaat Smith -- Indigeneity today / Mary Louise Pratt
Summary Draws together essays by prominent scholars in anthropology and other fields examining the varied face of indigenous politics in Bolivia, Botswana, Canada, and Chile, amongst others. This book challenges accepted notions of indigeneity as it examines the transnational dynamics of contemporary native culture and politics around the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Culture and globalization.
Indigenous peoples -- Government relations.
Indigenous peoples -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Cadena, Marisol de la.
Starn, Orin.
LC no. 2007012821
ISBN 1282473689
1847883370 (electronic bk.)
9781847883377 (electronic bk.)