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On this list you will find the nominations for “Most Influential Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century Prize,” and “Most Though-Provoking Article in Native American and Indigenous Studies for 2009.”
As a reminder, the prize committee is designating a slate of finalists for this prize, to be announced at the Second Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in Tucson, May 20-22, 2010. The 2011 membership of NAISA will vote on the slate of finalists and the prizes will be awarded at the Third Annual meeting of NAISA in Sacramento, May 19-21, 2011. Balloting will take place via the NAISA website in early 2011.
Nominations, Most Influential Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies of the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century Prize
Janice Acoose, Craig Womack, Daniel Heath Justice, and Christopher Teuton, eds., Reasoning Together: Native Critics Collective (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008).
Taiaiaike Alfred, Wasa’se: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom (Toronto: Broadview Press, 2005).
Chadwick Allen, Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian and Maori Literary and Activist Texts (Durham: Duke University Press, 2002).
Raymond D. Austin, Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law: A Tradition of Tribal Self-Governance (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009).
John Borrows. Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002).
Ned Blackhawk, Violence Over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008).
Kevin Bruyneel, The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.-Indigenous Relations (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007).
Daniel Cobb, Native Activism in Cold War America: The Struggle for Sovereignty (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2008).
Julie Cruikshank. Do Glaciers Listen? Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters, and Social Imagination (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2005).
Philip J. Deloria, Indians in Unexpected Places (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004).
Emilio del Valle Escalante, Maya Nationalisms and Postcolonial Challenges in Guatemala (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2009).
Maria Elena Garcia, Making Indigenous Citizens: Identity, Development, and Multicultural Activism in Peru (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2005).
Corbin Harney, The Nature Way (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2009).
LeAnne Howe, Shell Shaker (San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2001).
Daniel Heath Justice, Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006).
Thomas King, The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005).
Roger Maaka and Augie Flueras, The Politics of Indigeniety: Challenging the State in Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand (Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 2005).
David Martinez, Dakota Philosopher: Charles Eastman and American Indian Thought (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009).
Tiya Miles and Sharon Holland, eds., Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora in Indian Country (Durham: Duke University Press, 2006).
Tiya Miles, Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005).
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, ed., Sovereign Subjects: Indigenous Sovereignty Matters (Sidney: Allen & Unwin, 2007).
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism (St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2000).
Jacqueline Shea Murphy, The People Have Never Stopped Dancing: Native American Modern Dance Histories (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007).
Paige Raibmon, Authentic Indians: Episodes of Encounter from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast (Durham: Duke University Press, 2005).
Noenoe Silva, Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004).
Paul Chaat Smith, Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009).
Dale Turner. This is Not a Peace Pipe: Towards A Critical Indigenous Philosophy (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006).
Pauline Wakeham, Taxidermic Signs: Reconstructing Aboriginality (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009).
Anne Walters, ed., American Indian Thought (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004).
Robert Warrior, The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005).
Bruce White, We Are at Home: Pictures of the Ojibwe People (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2007).
David Wilkins and K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Uneven Ground: American Indian Sovereignty and Federal Law (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002).
Robert Williams, Like a Loaded Weapon: The Renquist Court, Indian Rights, and the Legal History of Racism in America (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005).
Diane Wilson, Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2006).
Nominations, Most Though-Provoking Article in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize
Chris Andersen, “Critical Indigenous Studies: From Difference To Density,” Cultural Studies Review 15, no. 2 (2009): 80-100.
Yale Belanger and Ryan Walker, “Interest Convergence and Co-production of Plans: An Examination of Winnipeg’s ‘Aboriginal Pathways’” Canadian Journal of Urban Planning 18, no. 1 (2009): 80-103.
Eric Cheyfitz, “Balancing the Earth: Native American Philosophies and the Environmental Crisis,” Arizona Quarterly 65 (2009): 139-162.
Brenda Child and Karissa White, “’I’ve Done My Share’: Ojibwe People and World War II,” Minnesota History 61 (2009): 196-207.
Jennifer Nez Denetdale, “Securing Navajo National Boundaries: War, Patriotism, Tradition, and the Diné Marriage Act of 2005,” Wicazo Sa 24 (2009): 131-48.
Kristina Fagan “Codeswitching Humour in Aboriginal Literature,” in Across Cultures/ Across Borders: Canadian Aboriginal and Native American Literatures, Renate Eigenbrod, Paul de Pasquale, and Emma LaRocque eds. (Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2009).
Colette Hyman, “Survival at Crow Creek, 1863-1866,” Minnesota History 61 (2009): 148-161.
Robert Innes “’Wait a Second. Who Are You Anyways?’: The Insider/Outsider Debate and American Indian Studies,” American Indian Quarterly 33 (2009): 440-61.
Kathryn, Magee “‘For Home and Country’: Education, Activism and Agency in Alberta Native Homemakers’ Clubs, 1942–1970,” Native Studies Review 18, no. 2 (2009): 27–49.
Keavy Martin, “‘Are We Also Here For That?’: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit –Traditional Knowledge, or Critical Theory?” The Canadian Journal of NativeStudies 29, no. 1&2 (2009): 183-202.
Tiya Miles, “’Circular Reasoning’: Recentering Cherokee Women in the Antiremoval Campaigns,” American Quarterly 61 (2009): 221-43.
Dian Million, “Felt Theory: An Indigenous Feminist Approach to Affect and History,” Wicazo Sa (2009): 53-76.
Chris Prentice, “From Visibility to Visuality: Patricia Grace’s Baby No-Eyes and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization,” MFS Modern Fiction Studies 55 (2009): 321-348.
Craig Womack, “Tribal Paradise Lost but Where Did It Go?: Native Absence in Toni Morrison’s Paradise,” SAIL 21 (2009): 20-52.