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Entwined Threads Of Red And Black: The Hidden History Of Indigenous Enslavement In Louisiana, 1699-1824, Leila K. Blackbird 2018 University of New Orleans

Entwined Threads Of Red And Black: The Hidden History Of Indigenous Enslavement In Louisiana, 1699-1824, Leila K. Blackbird

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Contrary to nationalist teleologies, the enslavement of Native Americans was not a small and isolated practice in the territories that now comprise the United States. This thesis is a case study of its history in Louisiana from European contact through the Early American Period, utilizing French Superior Council and Spanish judicial records, Louisiana Supreme Court case files, statistical analysis of slave records, and the synthesis and reinterpretation of existing scholarship. This paper primarily argues that it was through anti-Blackness and anti-Indigeneity and with the utilization of socially constructed racial designations that “Indianness” was controlled and exploited, and that Native Americans ...


Brackeen V. Zinke, Bradley E. Tinker 2018 University of Montana

Brackeen V. Zinke, Bradley E. Tinker

Public Land & Resources Law Review

In 1978, Congress enacted the Indian Child Welfare Act to counter practices of removing Indian children from their homes, and to ensure the continued existence of Indian tribes through their children. The law created a framework establishing how Indian children are adopted as a way to protect those children and their relationship with their tribe. ICWA also established federal standards for Indian children being placed into non-Indian adoptive homes. Brackeen v. Zinke made an important distinction for the placement preferences of the Indian children adopted by non-Indian plaintiffs; rather than viewing the placement preferences in ICWA as based upon Indians ...


The Colonized Masculinity And Cultural Politics Of Seediq Bale, Chin-ju Lin 2018 Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

The Colonized Masculinity And Cultural Politics Of Seediq Bale, Chin-Ju Lin

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article, “The Colonized Masculinity and Cultural Politics of Seediq Bale,” Chin-ju Lin discusses a Taiwanese blockbuster movie, a postcolonial historiography and a form of life-writing, which delineates the last Indigenous insurrection against Japanese colonialism. This article explores the cultural representations in Seediq Bale. Fighting back as a colonized man for pride and dignity is portrayed as means to restore their masculine identity. The headhunting tradition is remembered, romanticized, praised highly as heroic and even strengthened in an inaccurate way to promote individualistic masculinity and to forge a new national identity in postcolonial Taiwan. Nevertheless, the stereotypical and essentialist ...


Myth And Monstrosity: Teaching Indigenous Films, Ken Derry 2018 University of Toronto

Myth And Monstrosity: Teaching Indigenous Films, Ken Derry

Journal of Religion & Film

The past few times that I have taught my course on religion and film I have included a number of Indigenous movies. The response from students has been entirely positive, in part because most of them have rarely encountered Indigenous cultural products of any kind, especially contemporary ones. Students also respond well to the way in which many of these films use notions of the monstrous to explore, and explode, colonial myths. Goldstone, for example, by Kamilaroi filmmaker Ivan Sen, draws on noir tropes to peel back the smiling masks of the people responsible for the mining town’s success ...


An Exploratory Study Of Acculturation Experiences Of Graduate Student Immigrants At The University Of San Francisco, Courtney Lamar 2018 The University of San Francisco

An Exploratory Study Of Acculturation Experiences Of Graduate Student Immigrants At The University Of San Francisco, Courtney Lamar

Master's Theses

This study explores the shared challenges during the acculturation process of graduate student immigrants pursuing higher education in the United States. 13 graduate student immigrants at the University of San Francisco discuss their experiences of cultural adjustment into U.S. culture. Through qualitative interviews and thematic analysis, this study seeks to understand the acculturation experiences of graduate student immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. This analysis is based on the individual-level experience examining attitudes and acculturation strategies in the dominant society. Analysis, possibly policy implication for institutions of higher education, and possible directions for future ...


Paper: An Ecowomanist View On The Dakota Access Pipeline, Ariana Raya 2018 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Paper: An Ecowomanist View On The Dakota Access Pipeline, Ariana Raya

Womanist Ethics

This paper examines the Dakota Access Pipeline using ecofeminist and ecowomanist philosophies, provides a brief historical background of African American and Native American communities, explains the dangers of the pipeline to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, and offers constructive alternatives.


Inlp Newsletter, December 2018, Indigenous Nations Library Program 2018 University of New Mexico

Inlp Newsletter, December 2018, Indigenous Nations Library Program

Monthly Newsletters

Contents

- Kevin Brown Honored with Gerald May Outstanding Staff Employee Award

- INLP Typewriter Challenge Awards

- Michael and Enokena Olson Scholarship Recipients


Book Review: The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story Of Indian Enslavement In America, Emily A. Willard 2018 The University of Washington

Book Review: The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story Of Indian Enslavement In America, Emily A. Willard

Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal

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Cultivating Creation: Exploring Traditional Ecological Knowledge Of Native Song, Sara Moncada 2018 Dominican University of California

Cultivating Creation: Exploring Traditional Ecological Knowledge Of Native Song, Sara Moncada

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

Humanities scholarship, the result of millennia of deep reflection on the human condition, informs the practices and principles that structure the way we approach our investigation of the human experience. As we consider the ways in which the humanities canon shapes the relationship of what we include as “knowledge” and how we value it, the continued exploration of how meaning and value are perceived in traditional knowledge systems and their contributions to our current models of thinking and process is vital. Through an investigation of relationships between Native song and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), I explore the importance of Native ...


Key To The Past: Community Perceptions Of Yup’Ik Youth Interaction With Culturally Relevant Education Inspired By The Nunalleq Archaeology Project, Sean R. O'Rourke, Justin J. Turner, Krista Ritchie 2018 University of Northern British Columbia

Key To The Past: Community Perceptions Of Yup’Ik Youth Interaction With Culturally Relevant Education Inspired By The Nunalleq Archaeology Project, Sean R. O'Rourke, Justin J. Turner, Krista Ritchie

Journal of Archaeology and Education

This study qualitatively describes a) the implementation of culturally relevant education (CRE) programs for Yup’ik youth in Quinhagak, Alaska that developed from the Nunalleq Project—a nearby archaeological excavation—and b) community members’ and program facilitators’ perceptions of associated youth social and psychological outcomes. Ten semi-structured interviews (seven community members, three program facilitators) were undertaken and analyzed using constant comparative analysis. Community members and program facilitators attributed numerous outcomes to the Nunalleq-related CRE, such as imparting practical skills (e.g., wilderness survival, artistic and technological skills), teaching young people to value their heritage (e.g., educating them about the ...


The Possibilities Of Integrating LāʻAu LapaʻAu Into Physical Therapy: A Full-Body Approach To Recovery, Kuaiwi Laka Kahiwakapu Pili I Haupapanui Makua 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

The Possibilities Of Integrating LāʻAu LapaʻAu Into Physical Therapy: A Full-Body Approach To Recovery, Kuaiwi Laka Kahiwakapu Pili I Haupapanui Makua

Mānoa Horizons

In the spring of 2017, I took the HWST 385: Lāʻau Lapaʻau II: Advance Medicine lecture taught by Kumu Keoki Baclayon at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. While taking the course, I was given the simple task of completing a short research paper with the freedom to choose my own health topic as long as the interest pertained to a potential thesis or dissertation. Since my desired career was in physical therapy, I decided to do qualitative research on how lāʻau lapaʻau (traditional Hawaiian herbal medicine) can be integrated into that medical practice. For my research methods, I sought ...


The Lāhui Strikes Back: The Illegal Overthrow Of The Hawaiian Kingdom And The Struggle For Hawai‘I’S Water Resources, Ikaika Lowe 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

The Lāhui Strikes Back: The Illegal Overthrow Of The Hawaiian Kingdom And The Struggle For Hawai‘I’S Water Resources, Ikaika Lowe

Mānoa Horizons

“If we are ever to have peace and annexation the first thing to do is obliterate the past.” These words were said by Samuel Damon who assisted in the 1893 Illegal Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom. The Overthrow was a turning point in history, not just for Kānaka ‘Ōiwi or Hawaiians, but also the management of water in the islands. In this paper I will analyze a few key ways the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom enabled the sugar plantation industries to acquire and control vast amounts of Hawai‘i’s water resources. I begin this conversation by looking ...


A Letter To You, KuʻU MoʻOpuna, Nanea Lo 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

A Letter To You, KuʻU MoʻOpuna, Nanea Lo

Mānoa Horizons

I wrote this poem on the island of Molokaʻi on a huakaʻi (journey) to this place. I went with a group of amazing individuals of a cohort for a Political Science course in Indigenous Politics called Nā Koʻokoʻo, taught by Professor Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua. In essence the class served as the Koʻo which means to support so the class as a whole is meant to kākoʻo one another like the walking stick koʻokoʻo. We spent a week on Molokaʻi in where we were challenged to dig deep into our experience there and formulate spoken word, poems, and to articulate our feelings ...


A Few HawaiʻI Poems, Rowena Leihuanani Rojo 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

A Few HawaiʻI Poems, Rowena Leihuanani Rojo

Mānoa Horizons

This is Rojos’ first poem book.


"Sounding The Nile" In Nubian Musical Expression, Regan L. Homeyer 2018 UNM

"Sounding The Nile" In Nubian Musical Expression, Regan L. Homeyer

Shared Knowledge Conference

Nubians are indigenous peoples of the Nile River Valley whose ancient civilization parallels that of ancient Egypt. In 1964, 50,000 Egyptian Nubians were removed from their homeland along the Nile because of President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s initiative, the Aswan High Dam Project. With fertile lands and sacred temples doomed to inundation by the waters of what is now Lake Nassar, Nubians were resettled in government built villages that promised both preservation of culture and modern conveniences. What these riverine people received, in fact, were poorly constructed, unfinished dwellings located in the desert, more than five miles from the ...


20 - Falling Down, Falling Apart, And Finding Home In Reservation Blues, Castiel Dixon 2018 University of North Georgia

20 - Falling Down, Falling Apart, And Finding Home In Reservation Blues, Castiel Dixon

Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference (GURC)

In Reservation Blues (1995), Spokane/Coeur d'Alene author Sherman Alexie explores the lingering effects of colonization and historical trauma on contemporary Indigenous Peoples. Through Magical Realism and traditional narrative strategies, readers witness the struggles of Indigenous Americans living on reservations in the northwest region of the United States. In this presentation, I examine the central characters who "fall down," "fall apart," or "find home" after forming a band to achieve their dreams and propel themselves out of poverty. Junior and Victor embody “falling apart” and “falling down” narrative motifs: Junior “falls apart” by committing suicide, while Victor “falls down ...


Inlp Newsletter, November 2018, Indigenous Nations Library Program 2018 University of New Mexico

Inlp Newsletter, November 2018, Indigenous Nations Library Program

Monthly Newsletters

Contents:

-Academic Service Hours

  • University Libraries Fall 2018 Regular Hours
  • Study Night with the Ethnic Centers
  • INLP/CAPS Learning Strategies Hours

-INLP Events

  • Indigenous + Ingeunity [INDIGENUITY] Workshops
  • INLP Typewriter Challenge

-Native Vote


The Canadian Crown's Duty To Consult Indigenous Nations' Knowledge Systems In Federal Environmental Assessments, Stephen S. Crawford 2018 University of Guelph

The Canadian Crown's Duty To Consult Indigenous Nations' Knowledge Systems In Federal Environmental Assessments, Stephen S. Crawford

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

In 2016, the Government of Canada undertook a review of regulatory processes for federal environmental assessments (EAs) in preparation for replacing the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. An EA Expert Panel was appointed to review numerous oral and written submissions from Indigenous nations, government agencies, and the public. The Panel's final report included recommendations that were considered by Canada in the development of its currently proposed new legislation regarding federal EAs: Bill C-69. The goal of this analysis is to evaluate the extent to which Canada’s review and proposed legislation actually addressed the Crown’s duty to consult Indigenous ...


Building Bridges Through Understanding The Village Workshop: Transforming Nursing Students' Perspectives Of Indigenous People And Canadian History - Atelier « Building Bridges Through Understanding The Village » : Transformer La Vision Qu’Ont Les Étudiantes En Sciences Infirmières Des Peuples Autochtones Et De L’Histoire Du Canada, Donna E. Martin, Kendra Rieger, Suzanne Lennon, Rachel Mangiacotti, Kathi Camilleri, Audrey Richard, David Busolo, Maya Simpson, Jillianne Stewart, Elaine Mordoch 2018 University of Manitoba

Building Bridges Through Understanding The Village Workshop: Transforming Nursing Students' Perspectives Of Indigenous People And Canadian History - Atelier « Building Bridges Through Understanding The Village » : Transformer La Vision Qu’Ont Les Étudiantes En Sciences Infirmières Des Peuples Autochtones Et De L’Histoire Du Canada, Donna E. Martin, Kendra Rieger, Suzanne Lennon, Rachel Mangiacotti, Kathi Camilleri, Audrey Richard, David Busolo, Maya Simpson, Jillianne Stewart, Elaine Mordoch

Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière

A mixed methods design using a cross-sectional survey was used to describe participants’ experiences of an experiential workshop entitled Building Bridges Through Understanding the Village. The Building Bridges workshops were held at a university located in Western Canada in 2016 with 213 attendees. Informed by Indigenous epistemology, cultural safety, and Kolb’s experiential learning theory, a student-led team comprised of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty members planned, implemented, and evaluated an arts-based experiential workshop. Following acquisition of a signed informed consent, 159 participants consented to evaluate the workshop. The majority of workshop participants were undergraduate nursing students. Overall, the workshop was ...


Disease Prevalence And Politics- A Study Of Chagas Disease In Bolivia, Rebecca Dickson 2018 University of Washington, Tacoma

Disease Prevalence And Politics- A Study Of Chagas Disease In Bolivia, Rebecca Dickson

Access*: Interdisciplinary Journal of Student Research and Scholarship

Reducing disease prevalence within South America is critical for reaching global health goals and increasing life expectancy of vulnerable populations. Chagas disease, often referred to the “the New HIV/AIDS of the Americas,” is a prevalent cause of disability and death within Bolivia (Hotez et al. 1). The Plurinational State of Bolivia, a large South American nation-state, is a crucial player in promoting global health outcomes. However, intra-state political turmoil and historical tensions often affect its healthcare systems, which in turn affect individual health outcomes. This paper traces these connections within the Bolivian healthcare system- first by identifying political and ...


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