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Author Burelle, Julie, author
Title Encounters on contested lands : indigenous performances of sovereignty and nationhood in Québec / Julie Burelle
Imprint Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2019
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  PN2051 .B87 2019    AVAILABLE    30520020865763
Descript xi, 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Performance works
Performance works
Note Revised and expanded version of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of California, San Diego, 2014
Introduction: Nation, spectacle, and colliding narratives -- Neptune redux : the (First) Nation(s) enacted in Alexis Martin's Invention du chauffage central en Nouvelle-France -- Les racines imaginaires/mythical metissages : Quebec and the ruse of the metis turn -- Cinematic encounters on the reserve -- Endurance/enduring performance : Nadia Myre, La Marche Amun, and the Indian Act's tumultuous geographies -- Theater in contested lands : repatriating ancestors amid violence -- Conclusion
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-199) and index
Encounters on Contested Lands analyzes films, plays, visual art, and protest marches by Indigenous artists in Québec, Canada, to explore the performance of cultural identity, sovereignty, and nationhood in Québec's independence movement--Provided by publisher
Subject Indians of North America -- Québec (Province) -- Ethnic identity -- Drama
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies -- Political aspects -- Québec (Province) -- Drama
Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Québec (Province)
Indians of North America -- Québec (Province) -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Québec (Province) -- Politics and government
Self-determination, National -- Québec (Province) -- History
Decolonization -- Québec (Province) -- History
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