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Indigenous Experience Today

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ISBN-10: 1845205197

ISBN-13: 9781845205195

Edition: 2007

Authors: Marisol de la Cadena, Orin Starn

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A century ago, the idea of indigenous people as an active force in the contemporary world was unthinkable. It was assumed that native societies everywhere would be swept away by the forward march of the West and its own peculiar brand of progress and civilization.nbsp;Nothing could be further from the truth. Indigenous social movements wield new power, and groups as diverse as Australian Aborigines, Ecuadorian Quichuas, and New Zealand Maoris, have found their own distinctive and assertive ways of living in the present world.Indigenous Experience Todaydraws together essays by prominent scholars in anthropology and other fields examining the varied face of indigenous politics in Bolivia,…    
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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 7/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Participants at the Wenner-Gren Foundation International Symposium "Indigenous Experience Today"
Indigenous Identities, Old and New
Indigenous Voice
Tibetan Indigeneity: Translations, Resemblances, and Uptake
"Our Struggle Has Just Begun": Experiences of Belonging and Mapuche Formations of Self
Territory and Questions of Sovereignty
Indigeneity as Relational Identity: The Construction of Australian Land Rights
Choctaw Tribal Sovereignty at the Turn of the 21st Century
Sovereignty's Betrayals
Indigeneity Beyond Borders
Varieties of Indigenous Experience: Diasporas, Homelands, Sovereignties
Diasporic Media and Hmong/Miao Formulations of Nativeness and Displacement
Bolivian Indigeneity in Japan: Folklorized Music Performance
The Boundary Politics of Indigeneity
Indian Indigeneities: Adivasi Engagements with Hindu Nationalism in India
"Ever-Diminishing Circles": The Paradoxes of Belonging in Botswana
The Native and the Neoliberal Down Under: Neoliberalism and "Endangered Authenticities"
Indigenous Self-Representation, Non-Indigenous Collaborators and the Politics of Knowledge
Melting Glaciers and Emerging Histories in the Saint Elias Mountains
The Terrible Nearness of Distant Places: Making History at the National Museum of the American Indian
Afterword: Indigeneity Today