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 Jeffrey Anderson: Wind River and Cultural Representations

Jeffrey D. Anderson (PhD, University of Chicago) is Professor of Anthropology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. For the past thirty years he has conducted or collaborated fieldwork, archival studies, and applied research on the language, culture, and history of … Continue reading From the Desk of Jeffrey Anderson: Wind River and Cultural Representations

From the Desk of C. Richard King: Go Redhawks!

C. Richard King is a professor of comparative ethnic studies at Washington State University. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Redskins: Insult and Brand (Nebraska, 2016), Team Spirits: The Native American Mascots Controversy (Nebraska, 2001), … Continue reading From the Desk of C. Richard King: Go Redhawks!