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Native American performance and representation /

S.E. Wilmer, editor.

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Names: Wilmer, S. E.
Published: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2009.
Topics: American drama - Indian authors - History and criticism. | American drama - 20th century - History and criticism. | Canadian drama - Indian authors - History and criticism. | Canadian drama - 20th century - History and criticism. | Indian theater - United States - History - 20th century. | Indian dance - North America. | Indians of North America - Intellectual life. | Indians in literature. | Indians in motion pictures.
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Reframing dance, performance, and traditional stories for a postmodern era. Inventing native modern dance: a tough trip through paradise / Daystar/Rosalie Jones -- Old spirits in a new world: Pacific Northwest performance: identity, authenticity, theatricality / Sarah Bryant-Bertail -- Owners of the past: readbacks or tradition in Mi'kmaq narratives / Anne-Christine Hornborg -- The Pocahontas myth and its deconstruction in Monique Mojica's play Princess Pocahontas and the blue spots / Maria Lyytinen -- The native body in performance. Stories from the body: blood memory and organic texts / Monique Mojica -- Acts of transfer: the 1975 and 1976 productions of Raven and Body Indian by Red Earth Performing Arts Company / Julie Pearson-Little Thunder -- Embodiment as a healing process: Native American women and performance / Shelley Scott -- The hearts of its women: rape, (residential schools), and re-membering / Ric Knowles -- Native representation in drama. "People with strong hearts": staging communitism in Hanay Geiogamah's plays, Body Indian and 49 / Jaye T. Darby -- Coming-of-age on the rez: William S. Yellow Robe's The independence of Eddie Rose as Native American bildungsdrama / David Krasner -- Feathers, flutes, and drums: images of the indigenous Americans in Chicano drama / Jorge Huerta -- Metamora's revenge / Bruce McConachie -- Challenging stereotypes through film. Performance and "trickster aesthetics" in the work of Mohawk filmmaker Shelley Niro / Kristin L. Dowell -- Speaking lives, filming lives: George Burdeau and Victor Masayesva / Annie Kirby-Singh.

Table of Contents for: Native American performance and represen