Native American

Effacing the Indigenous: The External Manufacture of Indigeneity and Its Consequence

Effacing the Indigenous: The External Manufacture of Indigeneity and Its Consequence

Indigeneity has been subject to religious and cultural otherization and temporal and spatial sequestering, which has rendered it prior, separate, and incongruent with Americanism. Thus, the history of the United States is marred with the systematic de-indigenization of persons and land and, yet, Native Americans are continuously omitted from American educational curricula and racial debate.