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Further Readings

Decolonize Your Mind

Books

 

Howard Adams – A Tortured People: The Politics of Colonization

Taiaiake Alfred – Wasase: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom

Amilcar Cabral – Unity and Struggle: Speeches and Writings of Amilcar Cabral

Gregory Cajete – Look to the Mountain: An Ecology of Indigenous Education

Aime Cesaire – Discourse on Colonialism

Vine Deloria Jr. – Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto

Frantz Fanon – Wretched of the Earth

Mishuana Goeman – Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping our Nations

Sandy Grande – Red Pedagogy

Lee Maracle – I am Woman

George Manuel – The Fourth World: An Indian Reality

Albert Memmi - The Colonizer and the Colonized

Scott Morgenson – Spaces Between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization

V.Y. Mudimbe – The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge

Reiland Rabaka – Forms of Fanonism: Frantz Fanon’s Critical Theory and the Dialectics of Decolonization

Leanne Simpson – Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back: Stories of Nishnaabeg Re-creation, Resurgence and New Emergence

Andrea Smith – Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide

Linda Smith – Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

Huanani-Kay Trask – From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawai’i

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o – Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o – Matigari

Open Access Academic Articles 

Taiaiake Alfred & Jeff Corntassel – Being Indigenous: Resurgences Against Contemporary Colonialism

Taiaiake Alfred & Lana Lowe – Warrior Societies in Contemporary Indigenous Communities

Jeff Corntassel – Re-envisioning Resurgence: Indigenous Pathways to Decolonization and Sustainable Self-Determination

Glen Coulthard – Subjects of Empire: Indigenous Peoples and the ‘Politics of Recognition’ in Canada

George Dei – Rethinking the Role of Indigenous Knowledges in the Academy

Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández – Decolonization and the Pedagogy of Solidarity

Freya Schiwy – Decolonizing the Technologies of Knowledge: Video and Indigenous Epistemology

Andrea Smith – Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy

Andrea Smith – Queer Theory and Native Studies: The Heteronormativity of Settler Colonialism

Eve Tuck & Wayne Yang – Decolonization is Not a Metaphor

Vanessa Watts – Indigenous Place/Thought and Agency Amongst Humans and Non-Humans

(This list is, as with most things in life, a work in progress…)

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Leau Flight permalink
    November 21, 2013 4:07 pm

    Ward Churchill – A Little Matter of Genocide
    Leslie Marmon Silko – Almanac of the Dead

  2. May 12, 2014 4:34 pm

    Walter Mignolo–The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options (book)

    Walter Mignolo–Epistemic Disobedience, Independent Thought and Decolonial Freedom (article)

    El Kilombo Intergalactico–Beyond Resistance Everything: An Interview with Subcommandandte Insurgente Marcos (book)

    Chandra Talpade Mohanty–Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (book)

    Ada María Isasi-Díaz and Eduardo Mendieta–Decolonizing Epistemologies : Latina/o Theology and Philosophy (book)

    Joyce A Green–Making Space for Indigenous Feminism (book)

    …to name a few more

  3. June 27, 2014 2:37 pm

    i would add “Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision” to this list (a book that changed my life) by Marie Battiste

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