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An Exploration of Three Generations of a Jemez Pueblo Family Impacted by Federal Indian Relocation Policy: Identity, Indigeneity, and Notions of Belonging

Abstract This dissertation is comprised three main sections including a journal article, book chapter and a policy reflection piece. My guiding research question is the following—How do Jemez Pueblo people and their descendants who migrated to California as a result of the Relocation Act of 1956 define their cultural identities?

The journal article seeks to address the question: How can we explore the experiences of Urban Native Americans from a strengths-based approach, restructuring dominant narratives, and breaking barriers between urban and reservation spaces? Additionally, the journal article will provide a literature overview on urban American Indian experiences, including the stories of three generations of my family impacted by the Relo... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Castro, Christina Marie (Author) / Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Swadener, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Gonzales, Angela (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / American Indian Migration / American Indian Relocation / Federal Indian Policy / Indigeneity / Native American Identity / Native American Migration
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 189 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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