This four week summer institute will compare competing narratives as they relate to indigenous studies. How does the historiographic narrative interact and compete with traditional oral narratives for authority within the academy and in our communities? What do we learn by comparing the dynamics of literary narratives with those of traditional folklore?
Friday, July 19, 2013
Smith, Clinton, University of Colorado
“Forged by Violence”
Chelsea Frazier, University of Wyoming
“The fire of hope almost went out; we have to rekindle it: Lakota Political Control over U.S. Westward Expansion, 1877-1889”