A piece of creative nonfiction that comments on historical photography of Indians and reimagines the history of the two Northwest Coast women in a turn-of-the-century photograph by Frank Matsura, a Japanese photographer in Washington State.
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An article that explores the movement among contemporary Native photographers to comment on and redeem Native identities from the misrepresentations in photography of the past.
An article that lays the groundwork for the development of a code of ethics in culturally-based scientific research.
Used as a textbook in many colleges; an introduction to the histories and cultures of Native women in North America. Illustrated with art, photography and material culture.
A much-cited and reprinted essay, used in Native studies curricula on the centrality of representations of Native Americans in American popular culture to American identity, particularly the phenomenon of "playing Indian."
A brief literary history of the creative work of American Indian women with sections from 12 representative
An attempt to characterize the central themes and issues of feminist theory produced by folklore scholars.
An essay which suggests the value, to scholars and traditional cultures, of folklorists’ and social scientists’ attentions to the scientific traditions of the cultures they study—particularly in areas such as medicine, botany, pharmaceutics, agriculture.
A satirical reversal of the usual representation of Native Americans in museums.
Comprehensive bibliography on Native North American women, with historical commentary.
An examination of the representations and images—in American music—of Native American women.
A look at the history and contemporary manifestations of basketry from Native Southeastern people.
Up-to-date histories and cultures of first peoples (North America) from a native perspective; highly illustrated, with stories, poems, eye-witness, first person accounts from native peoples on events, issues, art, mythologies, gender roles, economics, contact, sovereignty, self-determination, land, environment. Uses artifacts from the collections at the British Museum and Smithsonian.