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Title Natives and academics : researching and writing about American Indians / edited by Devon A. Mihesuah.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1998]

Subject Indians of North America -- Historiography.
Indians of North America -- Study and teaching.
Indians of North America -- Research.
Alt Name Mihesuah, Devon A., 1957-
Alternate Title American Indian quarterly.
Description xi, 212 pages ; 21 cm
Note "The basis for this anthology is the winter 1996 publication of the American Indian quarterly's special issue, Writing about American Indians."--Pref.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American Indian history or non-Indian perceptions of American Indian history? / Angela Cavender Wilson -- Grandmother to granddaughter: generations of oral history in a Dakota family / Angela Cavender Wilson -- Commonalty of difference: American Indian women and history / Devon A. Mihesuah -- Special problems in teaching Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony / Paula Gunn Allen -- Comfortable fictions and the struggle for turf: an essay review of The invented Indian: cultural fictions and government policies / Vine Deloria, Jr. -- Ethics and responsibilities in writing American Indian history / Donald L. Fixico -- Licensed trafficking and ethnogenetic engineering / Susan A. Miller -- American Indian intellectualism and the new Indian story / Elizabeth Cook-Lynn -- Cultural imperialism and the marketing of Native America / Laurie Anne Whitt -- On revision and revisionism: American Indian representations in New Mexico / Theodore S. Jojola -- American Indian studies is for everyone / Duane Champagne -- Why Indian people should be the ones to write about Indian education / Karen Gayton Swisher.
ISBN 0803282435 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 37426247
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Devon A. Mihesuah1
 American Indian History or Non-Indian Perceptions of American Indian History? / Angela Cavender Wilson23
 Grandmother to Granddaughter: Generations of Oral History in a Dakota Family / Angela Cavender Wilson27
 Commonalty of Difference: American Indian Women and History / Devon A. Mihesuah37
 Special Problems in Teaching Leslle Marmon Silko's Ceremony / Paula Gunn Allen55
 Comfortable Fictions and the Struggle for Turf: An Essay Review of The Invented Indian: Cultural Fictions and Government Policies / Vine Deloria, Jr.65
 Ethics and Responsibilities in Writing American Indian History / Donald L. Fixico84
 Licensed Trafficking and Ethnogenetic Engineering / Susan A. Miller100
 American Indian Intellectualism and the New Indian Story / Elizabeth Cook-Lynn111
 Cultural Imperialism and the Marketing of Native America / Laurie Anne Whitt139
 On Revision and Revisionism: American Indian Representations in New Mexico / Theodore S. Jojola172
 American Indian Studies is for Everyone / Duane Champagne181
 Why Indian People Should Be the Ones to Write about Indian Education / Karen Gayton Swisher190
 The Contributors201

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