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Title Being indigenous : perspectives on activism, culture, language and identity / edited by Neyooxet Greymorning
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Contents Examining a political reality of indigenous languages and cultures / Neyooxet Greymorning -- Life after land loss : policies and consequences of forced relocations of the Kola Sámi / Anna Afanasyeva -- Eualeyai story tracks / Larissa Behrendt -- The staying force of Inuit knowledge / Peter Irniq -- Aspects of traditions and traditional knowledge in Sámi culture / Gunvor Guttorm -- The lessons of coyote and the medicine tree / Arleen Adams -- Colonization as myth-making : a case study in Aotearoa / Moana Jackson -- Of this red earth / Henrietta Mann -- For a Greenlandic independence / Jens Heinrich -- The split-head resistance and reconciliation / James Sakej Henderson -- Reflections and feelings deriving from a Pulakaumaka within my heart / Kauanoe Kamana -- Original ("indigenous") nations and philosophical activism / Steven Newcomb -- "She must be civilized, she paints her toe nails" / Sharon Venne -- Current status and issues of Ainu cultural revitalization / Jirota Kitahara -- Language rejuvenation and accelerated second language acquisition / Neyooxet Greymorning -- Literacy and revitalizing endangered languages / Robert Hall -- A discussion on Blackfoot language rejuvenation / Neyooxet Greymorning, Robert Hall, Sterling HolyWhiteMountain
Summary This volume gives voice to an impressive range of Indigenous authors who share their knowledge and perspectives on issues that pertain to activism, culture, language and identity - the fabric of being Indigenous. The contributions highlight the experiences of Indigenous peoples from a variety of countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Greenland, Norway and Russia. The book provides valuable historical and political insight into the lingering impact of colonization, considering the issues faced by Indigenous peoples today and reflecting on the ability of their cultures, languages and identities to survive in the twenty-first century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Neyooxet Greymorning is a Professor in the Departments of Native American Studies and Anthropology at the University of Montana, USA
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Subject Indigenous peoples -- Ethnic identity -- Case studies
Indigenous peoples -- Language -- Case studies
Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government -- Case studies
Indigenous peoples -- Ethnic identity.
Indigenous peoples -- Language.
Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
Genre/Form Electronic books
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Greymorning, Neyooxet, editor.
LC no. 2018040376
ISBN 0429454775