The Resource Indigenous cities : urban Indian fiction and the histories of relocation, Laura M. Furlan

Indigenous cities : urban Indian fiction and the histories of relocation, Laura M. Furlan

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Indigenous cities : urban Indian fiction and the histories of relocation
Title
Indigenous cities
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urban Indian fiction and the histories of relocation
Statement of responsibility
Laura M. Furlan
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In Indigenous Cities Laura M. Furlan demonstrates that stories of the urban experience are essential to an understanding of modern Indigeneity. She situates Native identity among theories of diaspora, cosmopolitanism, and transnationalism by examining urban narratives--such as those written by Sherman Alexie, Janet Campbell Hale, Louise Erdrich, and Susan Power--along with the work of filmmakers and artists. In these stories, Native peoples navigate new surroundings, find and reformulate community, and maintain and redefine Indian identity in the postrelocation era. These narratives illuminate the changing relationship between urban Indigenous peoples and their tribal nations and territories and the ways in which new cosmopolitan bonds both reshape and are interpreted by tribal identities. Though the majority of American Indigenous populations do not reside on reservations, these spaces regularly define discussions and literature about Native citizenship and identity. Meanwhile, conversations about the shift to urban settings often focus on elements of dispossession, subjectivity, and assimilation. Furlan takes a critical look at Indigenous fiction from the last three decades to present a new way of looking at urban experiences that explains mobility and relocation as a form of resistance. In these stories Indian bodies are not bound by state-imposed borders or confined to Indian Country as it is traditionally conceived. Furlan demonstrates that cities have always been Indian land and Indigenous peoples have always been cosmopolitan and urban."--
  • "A critical study of contemporary American Indian narratives set in urban spaces that reveals how these texts respond to diaspora, dislocation, citizenship, and reclamation"--
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810.9/897
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.I52
LC item number
F87 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Indigenous cities : urban Indian fiction and the histories of relocation, Laura M. Furlan
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Indigenous cities : urban Indian fiction and the histories of relocation, Laura M. Furlan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
An Indigenous Awakening -- The Urban Ghost Dance -- Roots and Routes of the Hub -- The City as Confluence
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ocn983459017
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xiii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780803269330
Lccn
2017021814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027506240
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983459017

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