Learning to Be an Anthropologist and Remaining "Native" Selected Writings
- List Price: $55.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
- Publish date: 09/01/2001
- ISBN: 9780252025730
- ISBN10: 0252025733
Included in this retrospective collection are Medicine's clear-eyed views of assimilation, bilingual education, and the adaptive strategies by which Native Americans have conserved and preserved their ancestral languages. The volume also includes Medicine's thoughtful assessments of sex roles in contemporary Native American societies, kinship and family structures, alcoholism and sobriety, the activism implicit in the religious ritual of the Lakota Sioux Sun Dance, and the ceremonial uses of Lakota star quilts.