Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies (Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources)

Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies (Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources)

By: Chris Andersen (editor), Jean M. O'Brien (editor)Paperback

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Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in Indigenous Studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range. Written by a group of highly respected Indigenous Studies scholars from across an array of disciplines, this collection offers insight into the methodological approaches contributors take to research, and how these methods have developed in recent years. The book has a two-part structure that looks, firstly, at the theoretical and disciplinary movement of Indigenous Studies within history, literature, anthropology, and the social sciences. Chapters in this section reveal that, while engaging with other disciplines, Indigenous Studies has forged its own intellectual path by borrowing and innovating from other fields. In part two, the book examines the many different areas with which sources for indigenous history have been engaged, including the importance of family, gender, feminism, and sexuality, as well as various elements of expressive culture such as material culture, literature, and museums. Together, the chapters offer readers an overview of the dynamic state of the field in Indigenous Studies. This book shines a spotlight on the ways in which scholarship is transforming Indigenous Studies in methodologically innovative and exciting ways, and will be essential reading for students and scholars in the field.

About Author

Chris Andersen (Michif) is Professor and Interim Dean of the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. He is the author of "Metis": Race, Recognition and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood (2014). Jean O'Brien (White Earth Ojibwe) is Distinguished McKnight University Professor of History at the University of Minnesota. She has authored five books, including Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England (2010).


Notes on Contributors Introduction Chris Andersen and Jean M. O'Brien ? PART ONE: EMERGING FROM THE PAST Chapter One: Historical Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies: Touching on the Past, Looking to the Future Jean M. O'Brien Chapter Two: Literary Reflections on Indigenous Literary Nationalism: On Home Grounds, Singing Hogs, and Cranky Critics Daniel Heath Justice Chapter Three: History, Anthropology, Indigenous Studies Pauline Turner Strong Chapter Four: Reclaiming the Statistical "Native": Quantitative Historical Research Beyond the Pale Chris Andersen and Tahu Kukutai PART TWO: ALTERNATIVE SOURCES AND METHODOLOGICAL REORIENTATIONS I. Reframing Indigenous Studies Chapter Five: Recovering, Restorying, and Returning Nahua Writing in Mexico Kelly McDonough Chapter Six: Mind, Heart, Hands: Thinking, Feeling, and Doing in Indigenous History Methodology K. Tsianina Lomawaima Chapter Seven: Relationality: A Key Presupposition of an Indigenous Social Research Paradigm Aileen Moreton-Robinson Chapter Eight: Standing With and Speaking as Faith: A Feminist-Indigenous Approach to Inquiry Kim TallBear Chapter Nine: Stepping In It: How to Smell the Fullness of Indigenous Histories Vicente Diaz Chapter Ten: Intellectual History and Indigenous Methodology Robert Warrior Chapter Eleven: A Genealogy of Critical Hawaiian Studies, Late 20th to 21st Century Noenoe K. Silva Chapter Twelve: Placing the City: Crafting Urban Indigenous Histories Coll Thrush II. All in the Family Chapter Thirteen: "I do still have a letter:" Our Sea of Archives" Alice Te Punga Somerville Chapter Fourteen: History with Nana: Family, Life, and the Spoken Source Aroha Harris Chapter Fifteen: Elder Brother as Theoretical Framework Robert Innes Chapter Sixteen: Histories with Communities: Struggles, Collaborations, Transformations Amy E. Den Ouden Chapter Seventeen: Places and Peoples: Sami Feminist Technoscience and Supradisciplinary Research Methods May-Britt Ohman, Uppsala University Chapter Eighteen: Oral History William Bauer, Jr. III. Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality Chapter Nineteen: Status, Sustainability, and American Indian Women in the Twentieth Century Jacki Thompson Rand Chapter Twenty: Representations of Violence: (Re)Telling Indigenous Women's Stories and the Politics of Knowledge Production Shannon Speed Chapter Twenty-One: Feminism and History, Sources and Methods in Indigenous History Mishuana Goeman Chapter Twenty-Two: History and Masculinity Brendan Hokowhitu Chapter Twenty-Three: Indigenous is to Queer as . . . : Queer questions for Indigenous Studies Mark Rifkin IV. Indigenous Literature and Expressive Culture Chapter Twenty-Four: State Violence, History, and Maya Literature in Guatemala Emilio de valle Escalante Chapter Twenty-Five: Pieces Left Along the Trail: Material Culture Histories and Indigenous Studies Sherry Farrell Racette, in conversation with Alan Corbiere and Crystal Migwans Chapter Twenty-Six: Authoring Indigenous Studies in Three Dimensions: An Approach to Museum Curation Gabrielle Tayac Chapter Twenty-Seven: Future Tense: Indigenous Film, Pedagogy, Promise Michelle Raheja V. Indigenous Peoples In and Beyond the State Chapter Twenty-Eight: Stories as Law: A Method to Live by Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark Chapter Twenty-Nine: Metis in the Borderlands of the Northern Plains in the Nineteenth Century Brenda Macdougall and Nicole St-Onge Chapter Thirty: Plotting Colonization and Recentering Indigenous Actors: Approaches to and Sources for Studying the History of Indigenous Education Margaret D. Jacobs Chapter Thirty-One: Laws, Codes, and Informal Practices: Building Ethical Procedures for Historical Research with Indigenous Medical Records Mary Jane Logan McCallum Chapter Thirty-Two: Toward a Post-Quincentennial Approach to the Study of Genocide Jeffrey Ostler Chapter Thirty-Three: Revealing, Reporting, and Reflecting: Indigenous Studies Research as Praxis in Reconciliation Projects Sheryl Lightfoot

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  • ISBN13: 9781138823617
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9781138823617
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1138823619

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