From the Desks of Nicholas A. Robins and Barbara J. Fraser: A Timely Exploration of Inequalities in the Andes-Amazon Region

Nicholas A. Robins is a teaching professor of history at North Carolina State University. He is the author of several books, including Mercury, Mining, and Empire: The Human and Ecological Cost of Colonial Silver Mining in the Andes and Of Love and Loathing: Marital … Continue reading From the Desks of Nicholas A. Robins and Barbara J. Fraser: A Timely Exploration of Inequalities in the Andes-Amazon Region

From the Desk of Siobhan Senier: Showing Readers Indigenous Writers

Siobhan Senier is a professor of English at the University of New Hampshire. She is the editor of Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from New England (Nebraska, 2014) and author of  Voices of American Indian Assimilation and Resistance: Helen Hunt Jackson, … Continue reading From the Desk of Siobhan Senier: Showing Readers Indigenous Writers

NAISA preview

This week the American Indian Studies Center at University of California, Los Angeles and its Southern California co-hosts will welcome NAISA, the largest scholarly organization devoted to Indigenous issues and research. UNP will have new and notable titles on display at booth 212. Below is a sample of what you’ll find.    Indigenous Cities: Urban Indian Fiction and the Histories of Relocation by Laura M. Furlan is a critical study of contemporary American Indian narratives set in urban spaces that reveals how these texts respond to diaspora, dislocation, citizenship, and reclamation. Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Indigenous Histories, Memories, and Reclamations edited by Jacqueline … Continue reading NAISA preview

From the Desk of Robert Woods Sayre: Indigenous Peoples and the Ecological Crisis

The following contribution comes from Robert Woods Sayre, author of Modernity and Its Other: The Encounter with North American Indians in the Eighteenth Century (December 2017). Sayre is a professor emeritus of English and American literature and civilization at the University of … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Woods Sayre: Indigenous Peoples and the Ecological Crisis