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Communities of Practice

An Alaskan Native Model for Language Teaching and Learning

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From Enron to Evo

Pipeline Politics, Global Environmentalism, and Indigenous Rights in Bolivia

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When Worlds Collide

Hunter-Gatherer World-System Change in the 19th Century Canadian Arctic

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Crafting History in the Northern Plains

A Political Economy of the Heart River Region, 1400–1750

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Senegal Taxi

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A skillful collection of new prose poetry from one of our foremost poets that courageously and carefully asks readers to examine the meanings of childhood, genocide, and Africa.

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At the Border of Empires

The Tohono O'odham, Gender, and Assimilation, 1880-1934

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Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology as Historical Process

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Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology as Historical Process seeks to show how hunter-gatherer societies were more complex than simple remnants of a prehistoric past. Combining the latest empirical studies of archaeological practice with the latest conceptual tools of anthropological and historical theory, this volume will be of great interest to anyone involved with the study of foraging peoples.

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Corpse Whale

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Poems steeped in an Inuit world view and juxtaposed with the urgency of the melting of the arctic.

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With Blood in Their Eyes

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A thrilling new novel from the author of Crazy Heart.

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Walking the Land, Feeding the Fire

Knowledge and Stewardship Among the Tlicho Dene

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For the Tlicho Dene, Indigenous peoples of Canada's Northwest Territories, stories from the past unfold as experiences in the present, so unfolds a philosophy for the future. This book vividly shows how Indigenous knowledge is produced and rooted in the land.

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Eating the Landscape

American Indian Stories of Food, Identity, and Resilience

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Red Medicine

Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing

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The book explores Indigenous medicine across North America, with a special emphasis on how Indigenous knowledge has endured and persisted among peoples with a legacy to Mexico.

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The Only One Living to Tell

The Autobiography of a Yavapai Indian

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This autobiography offers a missing piece of Western history—as one of the only Native American accounts of the Skeleton Cave Massacre—and contributes to a growing body of history from a Native perspective.

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Walking the Clouds

An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction

Edited by Grace L. Dillon
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A groundbreaking anthology of indigenous science fiction.

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Exploring Mars

Chronicles from a Decade of Discovery

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The former NASA director of Mars missions recounts the failures and triumphs of exploring Mars, weaving a compelling story of both the political and scientific challenges surrounding the Red Planet.

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Latino Los Angeles

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As the twenth-first century begins, Latinas/os represent 45 percent of the residents of Los Angeles County, making them the largest racial/ethnic group in the region. At the same time, the shift from manufacturing to a service-based economy in the area has contributed to a decline in good-paying jobs, significantly impacting working ...

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Death and Dying in Colonial Spanish America

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The essays in this volume explore the intersections of cultures through recent scholarship related to death and dying in colonial Spanish America.

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Women and Knowledge in Mesoamerica

From East L.A. to Anahuac

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Paloma Martinez-Cruz argues that the medicine traditions of Mesoamerican women constitute a hemispheric intellectual lineage that continues to thrive despite the legacy of colonization.

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Aconcagua

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Joy Logan explores the many impacts of mountaineering's "discovery" of Aconcagua including its effect on how local indigenous history is understood.

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From Beneath the Volcano

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In this collection of fascinating and revealing oral histories, Gorkin and Pineda portray the personal and social lives of Luis and his family, who for the past eighteen years have been working to rebuild their lives in their new community beneath the Guazapa volcano.

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Native American Performance and Representation

Edited by S. E. Wilmer
The University of Arizona Press

An important addition to the new and growing field of Native performance, Wilmer's book cuts across disciplines and areas of study in a way no other book in the field does. It will appeal not only to those interested in Native American studies but also to those concerned with women's and gender studies, literary and film studies, and cultural studies.

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Earth Wisdom

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In the world of book publishing, this volume from a traditional Chumash woman elder is a first. It puts a 20th (and 21st) century face, name, identity, humanity, personality, and living voice on the term Chumash.

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Immigration Law and the U.S.–Mexico Border

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In clear, reasonable prose, Johnson and Trujillo explore the long history of discrimination against US citizens of Mexican ancestry in the United States and the current movement against "illegal aliens."

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From Beneath the Volcano

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In this collection of fascinating and revealing oral histories, Gorkin and Pineda portray the personal and social lives of Luis and his family, who for the past eighteen years have been working to rebuild their lives in their new community beneath the Guazapa volcano.

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Ideologies in Archaeology

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Contributors to this volume focus on elements of life in past societies that "went without saying" and that concealed different forms of power as obvious and unquestionable.

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Mexico, Nation in Transit

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Exploring representations of migration in literature, film, and music produced in the past twenty years, Christina Sisk argues that Mexico is imagined as a nation that exists outside of its territorial borders and into the United States.

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Smugglers, Brothels, and Twine

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A historical perspective, from Mesoamerican counterfeits of cacao beans used as currency to cattle rustling to human trafficking; from Canada's and Mexico's different approaches to the illegality of liquor in the United States during Prohibition to contemporary case studies of the transnational movement of people, crime, narcotics, vice, and even ideas.

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Sing

Poetry from the Indigenous Americas

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Anthology of Indigenous poetry from the Americas.

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Sovereign Erotics

A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature

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Anthology of Native American Two-Spirit (gay, lesbian, transgender, queer) literature.

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The Archaeology of Native-Lived Colonialism

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This book examines how communities from three aboriginal nations in what is now southwestern On-tario negotiated the changes that accompanied the arrival of Europeans and maintained a cultural continuity with their pasts that has been too often overlooked in conventional "master narrative" histories of contact.

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Codex Chimalpopoca

Edited by John Bierhorst
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A transcription of the Nahuatl text, keyed to the translation, and a linguistic apparatus to help elucidate it.

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A Common Humanity

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This is the first book to examine immigrant aid groups from the inside. Author Lane Van Ham spent more than three years observing the groups and many hours in discussions and interviews.

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The Other Latin@

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A diverse collection of essays written by some of the best emerging and established contemporary writers of Latin origin to help answer the question: How can we treat U.S. Latina and Latino literature as a definable whole while acknowledging the many shifting identities within their cultures?

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Cooking the Wild Southwest

The University of Arizona Press

With this update to the classic Tumbleweed Gourmet, master cook Carolyn Niethammer opens a window on the incredible bounty of the southwestern deserts and offers recipes to help you bring these plants to your table.

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State Healthcare and Yanomami Transformations

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A symmetrical anthropology that places the study of culture and cosmology squarely within the context of the modern nation-state and its institutions. Kelly explores Indian-white relations as seen through the operation of a state-run health system among the indigenous Yanomami of southern Venezuela.

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The Big Empty

The University of Arizona Press

This narrative shows that even though Great Plains history is fraught with personal and group tensions, violence, and distress, the twentieth century also brought about compelling social, economic, and political change.

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Rascuache Lawyer

The University of Arizona Press

Alfredo Mirandé, a sociology professor, Stanford Law graduate, and part-time pro bono attorney, represents clients who are rascuache--a Spanish word for "poor" or even "wretched"--and on the margins of society.

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Revolutionary Parks

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Revolutionary Parks tells the surprising story of how forty national parks were created in Mexico during the latter stages of the first social revolution of the twentieth century.

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Winning Their Place

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This landmark book chronicles for the first time the participation of Arizona women in the state's early politics. Incorporating impressive original research, Winning Their Place traces the roots of the political participation of women from the territorial period to after World War II.

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