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Before and After the State

Politics, Poetics, and People(s) in the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

Documenting the profound impact of state formation on individuals and communities in the Pacific Northwest of the nineteenth century, Before and After the State reveals how national narratives and constructed identities were used in the service of nation building.

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Organic Sovereignties

Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade

University of Washington Press
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Chinook Resilience

Heritage and Cultural Revitalization on the Lower Columbia River

University of Washington Press
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American Indian Medicine Ways

Spiritual Power, Prophets, and Healing

The University of Arizona Press

This groundbreaking collection provides fascinating stories of wisdom, spiritual power, and forces within tribal communities that have influenced the past and may influence the future. Through discussions of omens, prophecies, war, peace, ceremony, ritual, and cultural items such as masks, prayer sticks, sweat lodges, and peyote, this volume offers examples of the ways in which Native American beliefs in spirits have been and remain a fundamental aspect of history and culture.

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The Nature of Spectacle

On Images, Money, and Conserving Capitalism

The University of Arizona Press
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Tracing Autism

Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and the Affective Labor of Neuroscience

University of Washington Press
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