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  • Ho-Chunk Powwows and the Politics of Traditionby Grant Arndt

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 60.00

    Ho-Chunk powwows are the oldest powwows in the Midwest and among the oldest in the nation, beginning in 1902 outside Black River Falls in west-central Wisconsin. Grant Arndt examines Wisconsin Ho-Chunk powwow traditions and the meanings of cultural performances and rituals in the wake of North American settler colonialism. As early as 1908 the Ho-Chunk... more...

  • To Come to a Better Understandingby Sandra L. Garner

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 45.00

    To Come to a Better Understanding analyzes the cultural encounters of the medicine men and clergy meetings held on Rosebud Reservation in St. Francis, South Dakota, from 1973 through 1978. Organized by Father Stolzman, a Catholic priest studying Lakota religious practice, the meetings fit the goal of the recently formed Medicine Men?s Association... more...

  • The World and All the Things upon Itby David A. Chang

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    What if we saw indigenous people as the active agents of global exploration rather than as the passive objects of that exploration? What if, instead of conceiving of global exploration as an enterprise just of European men such as Columbus or Cook or Magellan, we thought of it as an enterprise of the people they ?discovered?? What could such a new... more...

  • Holding Onby Alyson O'Daniel

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 30.00

    In Holding On  anthropologist Alyson O?Daniel analyzes the abstract debates about health policy for the sickest and most vulnerable Americans as well as the services designated to help them by taking readers into the daily lives of poor African American women living with HIV at the advent of the 2006 Treatment Modernization Act. At a time when social... more...

  • Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nationby Miguel Arnedo-Gómez

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nation highlights the black qualities of the prose and poetry written by the Cuban mulatto writer Nicolás Guillén, and the ways in which they reflect the conflictive racial and sociocultural heterogeneity of Cuban society. The book includes an exposition of little-studied essays by 1930s Cuban black writers, as well... more...

  • This Woman's Workby Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 65.00

    A critical biography of the novelist and champion for mental health issues more...

  • Vanished in Hiawathaby Carla Joinson

    UNP - Bison Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Begun as a pork-barrel project by the federal government in the early 1900s, the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians quickly became a dumping ground for inconvenient Indians. The federal institution in Canton, South Dakota, deprived many Native patients of their freedom without genuine cause, often requiring only the signature of a reservation agent.... more...

  • An Asian Frontierby Robert Oppenheim

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 75.00

    In the nineteenth century the predominant focus of American anthropology centered on the native peoples of North America, and most anthropologists would argue that Korea during this period was hardly a cultural area of great anthropological interest. However, this perspective underestimates Korea as a significant object of concern for American anthropology... more...

  • Hip Hop Ain't Deadby Sanford Richmond

    Publish Green 2016; US$ 4.99

    The book, Hip Hop Ain’t Dead: It’s Livin’ In the White House, is about a man, Barack Obama, who made history. By first, becoming the first Black President in the history of the United States, and second, shattering the mold of conventional politics by making hip hop culture his political ally. Obama’s public relationship with hip... more...

  • Emotion Efficacy Therapyby Matthew McKay; Aprilia West

    New Harbinger Publications 2016; US$ 49.95

    In this groundbreaking guide for clinicians, best-selling author Matthew McKay presents emotional efficacy therapy (EET)?a powerful and proven-effective model for treating clients with emotion regulation disorders, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Using... more...