For your consideration on Indigenous People’s Day: Our collections approach the topic of cultural appropriation or cultural misappropriation from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, and in formats such as archival materials, streaming video, peer-reviewed articles, books, and dissertations.
We’ve picked out a small selection of favorites, and we hope you’ll visit our Research Services Desk for more!
Bataille, Gretchen M. Native American Representations: First Encounters, Distorted Images, and Literary Appropriations. Lincoln: U of Nebraska, 2001.
FRESNO STATE MAIN Lower Level E98.P99 N38 2001
Deloria, Philip Joseph. Playing Indian. New Haven: Yale UP, 1998. Print. Yale Historical Publications.
FRESNO STATE MAIN Lower Level E98.P99 D45 1998
Huhndorf, Shari M. Going Native: Indians in the American Cultural Imagination. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2001.
FRESNO STATE MAIN Lower Level E98.P99 H85 2001
Treuer, David. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present. Farmington Hills, Mich: Thorndike Press, 2019.
FRESNO STATE MAIN 1st Floor – Popular Reading Collection E77 .T797 2019
Note: The following resources require a Fresno State login when accessed from off campus. Anyone may use these resources in the Library. All are welcome.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Thieves of Time: Who Owns the Past? New York, N.Y.: Films Media Group, 2006. Films on Demand. Web.
DISSERTATIONS & THESES:
Krueger, Pamela, and Gagnon, Carolle. Counterfeit Cultures: Cultural Appropriation, Art by Native Artists and Canadian Art Galleries (1998): ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Web.
Loggans, Regan, Monetgut, Denyse, and Kelly, Rebecca. Selling Headdresses to Hipsters: A Discussion on the Cultural Appropriation of Native American Regalia (2017): ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Web.
Aldred, Lisa. “Plastic Shamans and Astroturf Sun Dances.” American Indian Quarterly 24.3 (2000): 329-352. Web.
Robertson, Dwanna. “Invisibility in the Color-Blind Era: Examining Legitimized Racism against Indigenous Peoples.” American Indian Quarterly 39.2 (2015): 113-53,242. Web.
We look forward to working with you in the future!
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Keene will present “The Strange Case of the Hipster Headdress: Reclaiming Indigenous Representations” as the Henry Madden Library’s Womack Lecture on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Table Mountain Rancheria Reading Room.