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Real Indians : identity and the survival of Native America

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, America finds itself on the brink of a new racial consciousness. The old, unquestioned confidence with which individuals can be classified (as embodied, for instance, in previous U.S. census categories) has been eroded
eBook, English, ©2003
University of California Press, Berkeley, ©2003
1 online resource (xv, 223 pages) : illustrations
9780520935921, 9781417520459, 9781597348522, 9781282762527, 9786612762529, 0520935926, 1417520450, 159734852X, 1282762524, 6612762527
Introduction: The Chief Who Never Was
1. Enrollees and Outalucks: Law
2. "If He Gets a Nosebleed, He'll Turn into a White Man": Biology
3. What If My Grandma Eats Big Macs? Culture
4. If You're Indian and You Know It (but Others Don't): Self-Identification
5. "Whatddaya Mean 'We, ' White Man?": Identity Conflicts and a Radical Indigenism
6. Allowing the Ancestors to Speak: Radical Indigenism and New/Old Definitions of Identity
Conclusion: Long Lance's Ghost and the Spirit of Future Scholarship
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011