Dustin Tahmahkera (Comanche) is the Wick Cary Chair of Native American Cultural Studies in the Department of Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of Tribal Television: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms. His newest book, Cinematic Comanches … Continue reading Excerpt: Cinematic Comanches
November is Native American Heritage Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate it than picking up one of our many books that is sure to enlighten, entertain, and educate us all on the past for a better future. And … Continue reading Reading List for Native American Heritage Month
Liza Black is a citizen of Cherokee Nation and the author of Picturing Indians: Native Americans in Film, 1941-1960 (Nebraska, 2020). She works as an assistant professor of history and Native American and Indigenous studies at Indiana University. Harry Smith, a … Continue reading From the Desk of Liza Black: The Book Warner Bros. Didn’t Want me to Write
The following has been excerpted from Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sports Documentary (Nebraska, 2020), edited by Samantha N. Sheppard and Travis Vogan. Introduction Sports documentaries have never been more popular, prestigious, or visible. Such films won the Academy Award … Continue reading Excerpt: Sporting Realities
The following is an excerpt from Millennial Cervantes: New Currents in Cervantes Studies edited by Bruce R. Burningham (June 2020), the newest addition to the New Hispanisms Series. Chapter 6: QuixoNation Unfinished Adaptations of Don Quixote in Cold War U.S. Cinema … Continue reading Excerpt: Millennial Cervantes
The following is an excerpt from Starring Red Wing! by Linda M. Waggoner (November 2019). She is also the author of Fire Light: The Life of Angel De Cora, Winnebago Artist. From Chapter 2: Ochsegahonegah at the Lincoln Institute It was a … Continue reading Excerpt: Starring Red Wing!
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in November. Anna Weir: One of my favorite parts of working in … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Native American Histories, Baijiu, and Other November Books