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Author Sturm, Circe, 1967-

Title Becoming Indian : the struggle over Cherokee identity in the twenty-first century / Circe Sturm

Publ Info Santa Fe, N.M. : School for Advanced Research Press, 2011
Edition First edition
 Bryant Main Stacks  E99.C5 S878 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E99.C5 S878 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  E99.C5 S878 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E99.C5 S878 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 262 pages : maps ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series School for Advanced Research resident scholar series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index
Contents Opening -- What lies beneath : hidden histories and racial ghosts -- Racial choices and the specter of whiteness -- Racial conversion and Cherokee neotribalism -- Shifting race, shifting status : citizen Cherokees on "wannabes" -- Documenting descent and other measures of tribal belonging -- States of sovereignty : tribal recognition and the quest for political rights -- Closing
LC subject Cherokee Indians -- Ethnic identity
Cherokee Indians -- Mixed descent
Cherokee Indians -- Politics and government
Tribal government -- Oklahoma
Self-determination, National -- Oklahoma
United States -- Race relations
United States -- Politics and government
ISBN 9781934691441 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1934691445 (pbk. : alk. paper)