When did Indians become straight? : kinship, the history of sexuality, and native sovereignty (Book, 2011) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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When did Indians become straight? : kinship, the history of sexuality, and native sovereignty

When did Indians become straight? : kinship, the history of sexuality, and native sovereignty

Author: Mark Rifkin
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Rifkin
ISBN: 9780199755455 0199755450 9780199755462 0199755469
OCLC Number: 798369163
Awards: Winner of Winner of the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, American Studies Association.
Description: viii-436 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Reproducing the Indian: racial birth and native geopolitics in Narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison and Last of the Mohicans --
Adoption nation: Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Hendrick Aupaumut, and the boundaries of familial feeling --
Romancing kinship: Indian education, the allotment program, and Zitkala-sa's American Indian stories --
Allotment subjectivities and the administration of culture: Ella Deloria, Pine Ridge, and the Indian Reorganization Act --
Finding "our" history: gender, sexuality, and the space of peoplehood in Stone Butch Blues and Mohawk trail --
Tradition and the contemporary queer: sexuality, nationality, and history in Drowning in fire.
Responsibility: Mark Rifkin.
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When did Indians become straight? When we started pretending to be, with and without the help of those who would straighten us. Let's stop pretending or let's get crooked and pretend something Read more...

 
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