Federal recognition, native space and indigenous performance: an ethnographic analysis of northeastern dance in the Shinnecock powwow

Mathurin Sykes, Malorine (2015) Federal recognition, native space and indigenous performance: an ethnographic analysis of northeastern dance in the Shinnecock powwow. Masters thesis, University of East Anglia.

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1.6 THESIS AIMS AND STRUCTURE
This project has the following main aims:
1. To define who the Shinnecock tribe are and why the approval of Federal Recognition for the tribe in 2010 was culturally significant.
2. To explore how the powwow, a form of longstanding cultural expression helped in the obtainment of Shinnecock Federal Recognition in 2010.
3. To use a facet of the powwow, Northeastern dances, as a case study, to illustrate the influence of a Northeastern identity and style has had on the Federal Recognition Process.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
Depositing User: Jackie Webb
Date Deposited: 17 May 2016 09:33
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2016 14:04
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/58754
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