Tag: Termination

Development of Tribal Cultural Identity at the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 30th, 2020


A good number of people have over the years shown some confusion about the identity of the tribal members at the Grand Ronde tribe. Many natives and non-natives…


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John Collier and Indian Termination Policy

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 22nd, 2020


As Commissioner of Indian Affairs, John Collier was a long-term advocate for Indian tribes. In the 1920s, John Collier, a trained sociologist, led efforts in Washington, D.C. to…


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Observations on Rastafari Cosmopolitics from the Caribbean

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


Rastafari-grounded and Caribbean imaginative reinventions have long influenced the evolution of Caribbean ethnography. They could inspire a decolonial anthropology for this century. “I am Ethiopian j…


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Resisting Indigenous Erasure from Alcatraz Island to Elizabeth Warren

Alexandra Frankel , April 8th, 2019


A critical look at anthropology and 50 years in the fight for Indigenous sovereignty (1969–2019). Indians must be redefined in terms that white men will accept, even if…


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The 1855 Umpqua Reservation Census

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , December 14th, 2018


Some recent census research revealed a census I had not yet analyzed. Luckily, a brief search of my records found that I had previously collected the census, enabling…


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Klamath Tribal Termination

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 9th, 2018


Essay originally written in 2007. DGlewis Klamath Tribal Termination The last Indian lands, mainly contained within reservations, contained some of the last untouched natural resources in the United…


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Are Tribes Ready for Termination, Again?

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , June 2nd, 2018


Are Tribes Ready for Termination, Again? In the past few weeks a number of federal administration officials have made statements which suggest that a concerted effort is underway…


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