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Universities and Indian Country

Case Studies in Tribal-Driven Research

The University of Arizona Press
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Walking the Land, Feeding the Fire

Knowledge and Stewardship Among the Tlicho Dene

The University of Arizona Press

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

The University of Arizona Press
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Red Medicine

Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing

The University of Arizona Press

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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Death and Dying in Colonial Spanish America

The University of Arizona Press

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

The University of Arizona Press

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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Mexico, Nation in Transit

The University of Arizona Press

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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A Common Humanity

The University of Arizona Press

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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Calexico

The University of Arizona Press

A "sleepy crossroads that exists at a global flashpoint," Calexico serves as the reference point for veteran journalist Peter Laufer's chronicle of day-to-day life on the border. This wide-ranging, interview-driven book finds Laufer and travel companion/photographer on a weeklong road trip through the Imperial Valley and other border locales, engaging in earnest and revealing conversations with the people they meet along the way.

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Imprints on Native Lands

The University of Arizona Press

Documents Moravian contributions to the Miskito settlement landscape in sixty-four villages of eastern Honduras through field observations of material culture, interviews with village residents, and research in primary sources in the Moravian Church archives.

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