Arnold, Ellen L.

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"EVERYTHING WE NEED IS HERE" : RESTORING ENVIRONMENTAL BONDS THROUGH ACTIVISM IN SOLAR STORMS BY LINDA HOGAN POTIKI BY PATRICIA GRACE AND PRODIGAL SUMMER BY BARBARA KINGSOLVER 2013 83551 The following study explores the role of environmental activism in Solar Storms (1995) by Linda Hogan Potiki (1986) by Patricia Grace and Prodigal Summer (2000) by Barbara Kingsolver. In each novel characters participate in activism for their respect...
Cultural Hegemony Identity and the Story of the Catawba Nation 2012 83551 The Catawba Indians in order to maintain their own identity as an "other" culture utilized a course of acceptance and collaboration with the Euro-American majority that came to surround them while ultimately developing a dynamic use of "storytelling"...
Historical Trauma in Native American and Jewish Literatures 2013 83551 Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart defines historical trauma as the "collective emotional and psychological injury both over the life span and across generations resulting from a cataclysmic history of genocide" (Ottenbacher 2). Populations with a le...
INDIGENOUS IDENTITY ORAL TRADITION AND THE LAND IN THE POETRY OF OODGEROO NOONUCCAL LUCI TAPAHONSO AND HAUNANI-KAY TRASK 2010 83551 This thesis is a postcolonial ecocritical examination of the poetry of Oodgeroo Noonuccal Luci Tapahonso and Haunani-Kay Trask. It considers the use of poetry as a continuation of oral tradition the poets' individual use of images of the natural worl...
Meeting the Madwomen : Mental Illness in Women in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea Hijuelos's Our House in the Last World and Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban 2012 83551 This study seeks to examine the character of the madwoman in Caribbean literature in three novels: Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea Oscar Hijuelos's Our House in the Last World and Christina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban. Four characters Wide Sargasso Sea'...
RENEWING MAORITANGA : ECOLOGICAL HEALING FOR A POSTCOLONIAL WORLD IN KERI HULME'S THE BONE PEOPLE WITI IHIMAERA'S THE WHALE RIDER AND PATRICIA GRACE'S POTIKI 2011 83551 This project concerns three novels written during the Maori Renaissance--a time of renewal and resurgence for the indigenous people of New Zealand. Keri Hulme's The Bone People (1983) Witi Ihimaera's The Whale Rider (1987) and Patricia Grace's Potiki...
REPRESENTATIONS OF NATIVE AMERICAN CHARACTERS IN STEPHENIE MEYER'S TWILIGHT SAGA 2011 83551 This thesis looks at Native American portrayals in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. How the Quileute people are portrayed in the series affects readers' perception of the real Quileute tribe. I argue that while certainly not flawless Meyer cre...
SHERMAN ALEXIE'S RESERVATION : RELOCATING THE CENTER OF INDIAN IDENTITY 2011 83551 Indian reservations are territories within the United States recognized by the federal government as land reserved specifically for American Indians. Indigenous communities still referred to as tribes have some autonomy over the reserved lands which ...