Since the late 1960s, the United States has seen a surge in architectural projects sponsored by Native American tribes. From medical services buildings and homes to ritual structures and casinos – communities across the country have been building at a rapid pace. This activity has occurred in the wake of dramatic shifts in native communities across America. Inspired by the political activism of groups such as the American Indian Movement, tribes have become much more forceful in asserting their sovereignty and treaty rights. This has naturally led to cultural revitalization efforts, suc
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Possibly unique, certainly unusual for its time as the cast features some three hundred Kiowa and Comanche.
A quick reminder about the upcoming first deadline for sending proposals for complete panels, incomplete panels, and individual papers for next year's conference on Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas by 15 May, 2015. Please include a 1-page CV with your proposal. Accepted proposals for incomplete panels will be re-posted for a second round of call for paper proposals.
Dear all –
I've had an inquiry from a member of the local community about the Calanchino Indians. Doing a web search pulled up an Encyclopedia Brittanica article on Indians of Northern Mexico, but there was nothing specific in it.