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Krystal, Matthew
Indigenous dance and dancing Indian : contested representation in the global era / Matthew Krystal
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E98.D2 K79 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indian dance
Indian dance -- North America
Dance -- Anthropological aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Physical Description xxii, 315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-306) and index
Contents Pt. 1. Introduction. Dance, culture, and identity -- Representational dance and the problem of authenticity -- pt. 2. K'iche' Maya traditional dance. Conquest, colonialism, and continuity -- The dance of the conquest and contested national identity -- pt. 3. Native American powwow. Origin, change, and continuity in powwow -- Characteristics, functions, and meanings in contemporary powwow -- Powwow, self-representation, and multiplicity of identity -- pt. 4. Folkloric dance. Folkloric dance, modernity, and appropriation -- Appropriation, round 2 : immigrant folkloric dance -- Back to the field : indigenous folkloric dance -- pt. 5. Chiefs, kings, mascots, and martyrs. Dancing Indian in sports : origins and development -- Chief Illiniwek enacted in ritual and myth -- Chief Illiniwek contested -- pt. 6. Conclusion. Dance in comparison -- Confusions and conclusions

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