Global Indigenous Health: Reconciling the Past, Engaging the Present, Animating the Future is an edited volume by Robert Henry, Métis; Amanda LaVallee, Red River Métis; Nancy Van Styvendale; and Robert Alexander Innes, a member of Cowessess First Nation. Global Indigenous Health discusses how Indigenous peoples globally have a keen understanding of their health and wellness through traditional knowledge systems.
Traditional, National, and International Law and Indigenous Communities is edited by Marianne O. Nielsen and Mississippi Choctaw Karen Jarratt-Snider. The research in this volume focuses on the resurgence of traditional law, tribal-state relations in the United States, laws that have impacted Native American women, laws that have failed to protect sacred sites, the effect of international conventions on domestic laws, and the role of community justice organizations in operationalizing international law.
Indigenous Environmental Justice is edited by Karen Jarratt-Snider, Mississippi Choctaw, and Marianne O. Nielsen. This volume clearly distinguishes Indigenous environmental justice from the broader idea of environmental justice, detailing examples from recent environmental injustices in Indian Country.
Oral History of the Yavapai, is about the history, stories, traditions and life-ways of the Yavapai as narrated by two respected Yavapai Elders Mike Harrison and John Williams, who wanted people to know that the Yavapai are a separate people, distinct from the Apache, with whom they had been historically confused. Sigrid Khera and Carolina Butler (editors) recorded and preserved their story.
Native Studies Keywords explores selected concepts in Native Studies and the words commonly used to describe them, words whose meanings have been insufficiently examined. This edited volume focuses on the following eight concepts: sovereignty, land, indigeneity, nation, blood, tradition, colonialism, and indigenous knowledge.
In Divided Unity: Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River is the welcomed addition to the literature about Six Nations of the Grand River recent history of the 2006 land reclamation at Caledonia from an authentic, grassroots-based perspective. Theresa McCarthy is the Onondaga Bear Clan professor of Native American studies at the University at Buffalo.
Native American Performance and Representation is a collection of 14 essays that evolved from a 2002 workshop about Native American Ritual and Performance. The papers discuss theatrical production written by Native American and First Nations playwrights. Contributors use multiple perspectives to look at the varying nature of Native performance strategies. They consider the combination and balance of the traditional and modern techniques of performers in a multicultural world.
Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing explores Indigenous medicine across North America, with a special emphasis on how Indigenous knowledge has endured and persisted among peoples with a legacy to Mexico. Patrisia Gonzales combines her lived experience in Red Medicine as an herbalist and traditional birth attendant with in-depth research into oral traditions, storytelling, and the meanings of symbols to uncover how Indigenous knowledge endures over time.