Below is the reading list for FNIS 401F a special topics course I teach in the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program at the University of British Columbia.
See the Novel Alliances New Media reading list here
Dowell, Kristen. “Vancouver’s Aboriginal Media World.” Sovereign Screens: Aboriginal Media on the Canadian West Coast. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. 1-20.
Fish, Adam. “Indigenous Digital Media and the History of the Internet on the Columbia Plateau.” Journal of Northwest Anthropology 45.1 (2011): 91-114.
Gaertner, David. “Indigenous in Cyberspace: CyberPowWow, God’s Lake Narrows, and the Contours of Online Indigenous Territory.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 39.4 (2015): 55-78.
Guglietti, Maria Victoria. “Aboriginal Internet Art and the Imagination of Community.” Understanding Community Media. Sage Publications, 2009. 134-142.
Haas, Angela M. “Wampum as Hypertext: An American Indian Intellectual Tradition of Multimedia Theory and Practice.” Studies in American Indian Literature 19.4 (2007): 77-100.
Hopkins, Candice. “Making things Our Own: The Indigenous Aesthetic in Digital Storytelling.” Leonardo 39.4 (2006): 341-44.
Lewis, Jason and Skawennati Tricia Fragnito. “Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace.” Cultural Survival 29.2 Indigenous Peoples Bridging the Digital Divide (Summer 2005)
Loft, Stephen. “Media Cosmology.” Coded Territories: Tracing Indigenous Pathways in New Media Art. Eds. Stephen Loft and Kerry Swanson. Calgary: University of Calgary Press. 170-186.
McPherson, Tara. “Why are the Digital Humanities so White: Thinking the Histories of Race and Computation.” Debates in the Digital Humanities. Ed. Matthew K. Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
Nakamura, Lisa. “Indigenous Circuits: Navajo Women and the Racialization of Early Electronic Manufacture.” American Quarterly 66.4 (2014): 919-941.
Patterson, Mike. “Wearing the White Man’s Shoes: Two Worlds in Cyberspace.” Indigenous Screen Cultures in Canada. Sigurjon Baldur Hafsteinsson and Marian Bredin, Eds. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2010. 143-62.
Pechawis, Archer. “Not So Much a Land Claim.” Cyberpowwow.net. Accessed April 22, 2014.
Rickard, Jolene. “First Nation Territory in Cyber Space Declared: No Treaties Needed.” CyberPowWow.net. Accessed April 22, 2014.
Sandvig, Christian. “Connection at Ewiiaapaayp Mountain: Indigenous Internet Infrastructure.” Race After the Internet. Eds. Lisa Nakamura and Peter Chow-White. New York: Routledge, 2011. 168-200.
Todd, Loretta. “Aboriginal Narratives in Cyberspace.” Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments. Eds. Mary Anne Moser and Douglas MacLeod. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996. 179-194.