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"Now ... Didn't Our People Laugh?" Female Misbehavior and Algonquian Culture in Mary Rowlandson's Captivity and Restauration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Laura Arnold
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 21, no. 4, 1997, pp. 1-28
Argues that a closer look at humour, in the work of Rowlandson, provides readers with a greater understanding of the Algonquian side of early cross-cultural relations and reveals the ways in which cultural discomfort and disharmony are not rare, but rather integral concepts for early American identity.
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Supreme Court Reversal of Carcieri: Implications for Reaffirmed Michigan Indian Tribes

Alternate Title
[Indigenous Law & Policy Center Occasional Paper Series]
[Indigenous Law & Policy Center Working Paper ; 2009-03]
Documents & Presentations
Novaline D. Wilson
Looks at the two issues on appeal that the Supreme Court will decide. Looks at Rhode Island's argument that the Secretary of the Interior lacks legality to take land into trust for Narragansett Tribe under the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA).
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