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O’odham Lifeways Through Art
This is most comprehensive book yet to describe the minerals known to occur in Arizona. It presents a framework of Arizona’s mineralogy and a set of mineral district maps that can help identify new mineral occurrences. A must-have resource for anyone interested in Arizona minerals, gemstones, fluorescent minerals, and geology.
Revolution, Dictatorship, and Social Movements
Campesino Water Defenders and the Anti-Mining Movement in Andean Ecuador
Remediating Indigenous Orality in the Digital Age
Challenging the distinctions between “old” and “new” media and narratives about the deprecation of orality in favor of inscribed forms, The Maya Art of Speaking Writing draws from Maya concepts of tz’ib’ (recorded knowledge) and tzij, choloj, and ch’owen (orality) to look at expressive work across media and languages.
Quakers, Native Americans, and Settler Colonialism
Reform and Revival of Diné Textiles
Affirming Indigenous Literary Sovereignty
U.S. Popular Culture on the Page, Stage, and Screen
Latinx Teens examines how Latinx teenagers influence twenty-first-century U.S. popular culture. The book explores the diverse ways that contemporary mainstream film, television, theater, and young adult literature invokes, constructs, and interprets adolescent Latinidad.
Honoring Tradition and Preserving Storied Lands
Decolonizing Ifugao History
This book illustrates how descendant communities can take control of their history and heritage through active collaboration with archaeologists. Drawing on the Philippine Cordilleran experiences, Indigenous Archaeology in the Philippines discusses how changing historical narratives help empower peoples who are traditionally ignored in national histories.
Innovations in Pedagogy and Practice
Native PhD Graduates Gift Their Stories
Native American doctoral graduates of American Indian Studies (AIS) at the University of Arizona, the first AIS program in the United States to offer a PhD, gift their stories. The Native PhD recipients share their journeys of pursuing and earning the doctorate, and its impact on their lives and communities.
A Folsom Campsite in the Rocky Mountains
Complexities and Triumphs of Conducting CBPR
An Intellectual History of Mayan Astronomy at Chich’en Itza
Macaws and People in the U.S. Southwest and Mexican Northwest
Winner of the 2021 Ambroggio Prize of the Academy of American Poets
Cardinal in My Window with a Mask on Its Beak offers the insightful voice of a first-generation immigrant to the United States in both Spanish and English. The poems, both fantastical and real, create poetic portraits of historical migrants, revealing shocking and necessary insights into humanity while establishing a transatlantic dialogue with the great voices of the Spanish Renaissance.
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