Native American & Indigenous Studies

Native American & Indigenous Studies

Oceti Sakowin Oyate (Sioux Nation), Standing Rock Reserve, and Standoff

OCETI SAKOWIN OYATE (SIOUX NATION), STANDING ROCK RESERVE, AND STANDOFF

Further Reading: Waggoner, Josephine (Hunkpapa, Standing Rock Sioux). 2013. Witness: A Hunkpapa Historian’s Strong-Heart Song of the Lakotas. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Indigenous Activism and Contemporary Solidarity and Struggle in North America

INDIGENOUS ACTIVISM AND CONTEMPORARY SOLIDARITY AND STRUGGLE IN NORTH AMERICA

  • Black Lives Matter. n.d. “Black Lives Matter Stands in Solidarity with Water Protectors at Standing Rock.”
  • Grande, Sandy. “Accumulation of the primitive: The limits of liberalism and the politics of Occupy Wall Street.” Settler Colonial Studies 3.3-4 (2013): 369-380.
  • Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake (Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg and Alderville First Nation). 2016. “The Misery of Settler Colonialism: Roundtable on Glen Coulthard’s Red Skin, White Masks and Audra Simpson’s Mohawk Interruptus.” 

Standing Rock Syllabus

People holding a lighted, "Mni Wiconi" sign.

Brusky, Joe. Water is Life. 2 Sept 2016. Flickr. Google. 4 Nov 2016.

The Standing Rock Syllabus is a collection of readings created by NYC Stands with Standing Rock committee, a group of indigenous scholars and activists and supporters based in New York City. More information and the full syllabus (including a preface, glossary of key terms, and PDFs of all content) can be accessed via the links below.

Suggested Citation:
NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective. 2016. “#StandingRockSyllabus.” https://nycstandswithstandingrock.wordpress.com/standingrocksyllabus/

Native Representation, Popular Culture and Criticism

NATIVE REPRESENTATION, POPULAR CULTURE, AND CRITICISM

Oceti Sakowin Oyate Territorial Sovereignty

OCETI SAKOWIN OYATE TERRITORIAL SOVREIGNTY

Environmental Racism and Dispossession

ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM AND DISPOSSESSION

Education, Schooling and Pedagogy

EDUCATION, SCHOOLING, AND PEDAGOGY

Grande, Sandy (Quechua). 2015. Introduction and Chapter 1, and responses from Tippeconnic III and Goldstein. In Red pedagogy: Native American social and political thought. Rowman & Littlefield:

Policing Nations: Settler Colonialism, Police and State Violence

POLICING NATIONS: SETTLER COLONIALISM, POLICE, AND STATE VIOLENCE

United States Indian Policy, Sovereignty and Treaty-Making

UNITED STATES INDIAN POLICY, SOVEREIGNTY, AND TREATY-MAKING

Visualizing Resistance, Water Protectors

VISUALIZING RESISTANCE, WATER PROTECTORS

  • “Images from Standing Rock” September-October 2016. http://www.nativepeoples.com/Native-Peoples/September-October-2016/Images-from-Standing-Rock/

Gendered Violence and Settler Colonialism

GENDERED VIOLENCE AND SETTLER COLONIALISM

Basics of Settler Colonialism

BASICS OF SETTLER COLONIALISM

Gender, Sexuality, and Indigenous Lifeways

GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND INDIGENOUS LIFEWAYS

Resources, Infrastructure, and Settler Colonialism

RESOURCES, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND SETTLER COLONIALISM

Further Reading

  • Lawson, Michael L. 2009. Dammed Indians Revisited: The Continuing History of the Pick-Sloan and the Missouri River Sioux. Pierre: South Dakota Historical Society Press.

Indigenous History of North America

INDIGENOUS HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICA

Fracking, Oil, and the Environment

FRACKING, OIL, AND THE ENVIRONMENT