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Rifkin, Mark, 1974-
When did Indians become straight? : kinship, the history of sexuality, and native sovereignty / Mark Rifkin
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PS173.I6 R54 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism
Indians in literature
Homosexuality in literature
Heterosexuality in literature
Self-determination, National, in literature
Imperialism in literature
Indians of North America -- Kinship
Indians of North America -- Ethnic identity
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Physical Description viii, 436 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-409) and index
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-┼ťa'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

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