Title: Natives on the electronic frontier
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Title: Natives on the electronic frontier technology and cultural change on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Mizrach, Steven
Publisher: State University System of Florida
Place of Publication: <Florida>
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Publication Date: 1999
Copyright Date: 1999
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Subject: Anthropology thesis, Ph. D   ( lcsh )
Dissertations, Academic -- Anthropology -- UF   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
bibliography   ( marcgt )
theses   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
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Summary: ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines the relationship between technology and cultural change on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, home to 7000 Lakota Indians. Recently, a number of popular authors have suggested that technology, especially electronic or 'emerging' media technologies such as television and the Internet, is a primary causative force for acculturation among indigenous people. This study challenges the role often assigned to technology in the process of acculturation, and shows the ways in which media technology may be promoting the opposite phenomenon, cultural revitalization, among indigenous groups. It also offers a vision for the role of applied anthropology among Native Americans in the future.
Summary: KEYWORDS: Lakota Sioux, technology, culture change, Native American
Thesis: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Florida, 1999.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-415).
System Details: System requirements: World Wide Web browser and PDF reader.
System Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Statement of Responsibility: by Steven Mizrach.
General Note: Title from first page of PDF file.
General Note: Document formatted into pages; contains x, 416 p.; also contains graphics.
General Note: Vita.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00100730
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 45265700
alephbibnum - 002484131
notis - AMJ9745

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