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Exactly in the Right Place. Ways of Making and Maintaining a Crow Indian Landscape


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Title: Exactly in the Right Place. Ways of Making and Maintaining a Crow Indian Landscape
Authors: Waller, Nicholas
E-mail: nicholas.waller@globalstudies.gu.se
Issue Date: 24-Nov-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Social Anthropology ; Institutionen för globala studier, socialantropologi
Date of Defence: 2015-12-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 december 2015, kl. 13.15, sal 326, Annedalsseminariet, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Crow
Native American
landscape
place-making
dwelling
narrative
colonialism
sovereignty
anthropology
cosmology
health
well-being
Abstract: ‘Exactly in the Right Place’ refers to how Crow people identify themselves within a collective narrative as a chosen people in a chosen place, centered in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming and Montana in the United States. This identity defines a worldview that connects them to a specific place with specific meaning, thus making the Crow different from others. The Crow as a nation meet challenges to their beliefs, social organization and sovereignty by continuing to position their identity as a p... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9563-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/40882
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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