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Author Lawlor, Mary, 1949-
Title Public Native America : tribal self-representations in casinos, museums, and powwows / Mary Lawlor.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2006.

Author Lawlor, Mary, 1949-
Subject Indians of North America -- Public opinion.
Indians of North America -- Psychology.
Indians of North America -- Ethnic identity.
Ethnopsychology -- North America.
Self-perception -- North America.
Indians in popular culture -- North America.
Powwows -- North America.
Museum exhibits -- North America.
Gambling on Indian reservations -- North America.
Public opinion -- North America.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-227) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Identity in Mashantucket -- Displaying loss at Navajoland -- Wind river lessons -- Keeping history at Acoma Pueblo -- Indigenous internationalism : native rights and the United Nations.
Summary The Native American casino and gaming industry has attracted unprecedented American public attention to life on reservations. Other tribal public venues, such as museums and powwows, have also gained in popularity among non-Native audiences and become sites of education and performance. In Public Native America, Mary Lawlor explores the process of tribal self-definition that the communities in her study make available to off-reservation audiences. Focusing on architectural and interior designs as well as performance styles, she reveals how a complex and often surprising cultural dynamic is cre.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780813539973 (electronic bk.)
0813539978 (electronic bk.)
0813538653 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780813538655 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 77566836
Additional Format Print version: Lawlor, Mary, 1949- Public Native America. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2006 0813538645 0813538653 (DLC) 2005028059 (OCoLC)61748368
Online version: Lawlor, Mary, 1949- Public Native America. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2006 (OCoLC)1228847340

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