Indigenous Studies Dissertations and ThesesBrowse by(University of Kansas, 2014-12-31)In this thesis I delve into the world of traditional, Indigenous agricultural practices.
My goal is to examine how these traditional practices of small community-style gardens can help various populations of modern Indigenous 27 Jul 2013 - Master Thesis American Studies, Utrecht University ordering of civilisation was needed and the new American had to determine his cultural..
(University of Kansas, 2013-05-31)My thesis examines whether the over-use of outdated descriptions of Osage Indians contributes to the perpetuation of stereotypes through an examination of the relationship between the historical and anthropological texts . (University of Kansas, 2012-05-31)New Museum Theory is successful not only in creating space for Native voice(s) at the Spencer Museum of Art through the exhibition, Passages: Persistent Visions of a Native Place, but also in beginning a new chapter for .
(University of Kansas, 2010-05-31)A careful examination of events in Colonial Trans-Appalachia the region geographically encompassed by territories west of the Appalachian Mountain Range and east of the Mississippi River at the time of the French and Indian .
(University of Kansas, 2011-12-31)Film critics consistently note two prominent features of The Exiles as its visual style and its drunken Indians. It has been called one of the greatest films ever by or about Native people, even author Sherman Alexie has .
(University of Kansas, 2012-08-31)For the last forty years, the federal government and tribal governments have developed and administered programs to lower the obesity and diabetes rates among American Indian populations. (University of Kansas, 2011-12-31)This thesis discusses the relocation of Unangan during World War II, and the effect that it had on them.
It uses personal interviews and secondary sources to provide the Native American and scientific communities with . (University of Kansas, 2011-12-31)In this thesis I will examine the relationship between watershed restoration and my own traditional teachings.
One of my goals is to demonstrate how understanding Indigenous ways of knowing can help others understand the . (University of Kansas, 2011-12-31)In recent decades, significant bodies of research have emerged with regard to understanding (a) Indigenous identities as "glocal" expressions (e.
, Minde 2008; Niezen 2003; Bigenho 2007), (b) Christian Zionism (e. (University of Kansas, 2011-07-31)This thesis analyzes oral histories collected from Choctaw people since their displacement away from Nanih Waiya, to look for an understanding of Home and the formations of Home that have enabled Choctaw identities over .
(University of Kansas, 2009-06-12)The native language of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is Hocak, today an endangered language. The Hochungra, meaning "People of the Sacred Speech", originally came from present day .
(University of Kansas, 2009-04-29)Contaminated water is a problem of global concern that disproportionately affects many Indigenous communities.
This study focuses on water-quality issues facing two Indigenous communities - the Altaian people of Central . (University of Kansas, 2008-08-20)ABSTRACT Jancita C.
, Indigenous Nations Studies Center for Indigenous Nations Studies, May 2008 University of Kansas The purpose of this research is to provide Tribal Nations of mid-North America with an . (University of Kansas, 2008-07-31)As demonstrated by the expansion of Indigenous academic scholarship in the past few decades, Indigenous theorists are evaluating the implementation of sovereignty as an effective process to protect and expand the political .
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(University of Kansas, 2008-07-28)Numerous studies have documented the dropping water levels in Hopi sacred springs.
From 1966 to 2005, Peabody Coal Mining Company has continually used the water located directly under the Hopi reservation.
(University of Kansas, 2008-07-31)Navajo cultural items are being misused, lost, stolen, and sold in pawnshops, Indian stores, the internet, and at pow-wows In this thesis I delve into the world of traditional, Indigenous agricultural practices. a Factor in Diabetes and Obesity Prevention among American Indian Adolescents Numerous studies have documented the dropping water levels in Hopi .
This thesis argues that tribes should consider enacting tribal legislation to prevent this spiritual . (University of Kansas, 2008-02-01)Since colonization, Indigenous peoples and various ethnic groups have endured exploitation, marginalization, and extreme oppression, often culminating in physical and cultural genocide.
(University of Kansas, 2007-12-27)The present study investigated the applicability of the Hope Theory (Snyder et al.
, 1991) among a Native American child population in the Midwest. Dependent variables included (a) the Hope Interview and (b) the Children's .
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