If you are interested in learning more about Native American identity (or more specifically Akwesasne Mohawk identity and history), there are a number of sources to consult. Below is a listing of items easily available in FIU Libraries.
Alvarez, C M. and S. E. Fernandez. (2000). Ethnic identity understanding contemporary perspectives. MA: Prentice Hall.
Agbo, S. A. (2001). Enhancing success in American Indian students: participatory research at Akwesasne as part of the development of a culturally relevant curriculum. Journal of American Indian Education, 40(1), 31-56. Retrieved November 15, 2002 from WilsonSelectPlus/OCLC.
Bataille, G. M. and K. M. Sands. (1984). American Indian women telling their lives.
NE: University of Nebraska Press.
Begay, J. (2002, August 29). Native New Yorkers (the original kind) American Indians of many tribes work to preserve identity in city. New York Times, Sec. B pg 1.
Berner, R. L. (2000) Iroquois influence: a response to Bruce E. Johansen’s “notes from the culture wars”. American Indian Culture and Research Journal 24(2) 111-116.
Retrieved November 19, 2002 from WilsonSelectPlus/OCLC.
Bonaparte, D. The history of Akwesasne from pre-contact to modern times. Wampum
Chronicles. Retrieved November 27, 2002 from
Bonaparte, D.A line on a map: a Mohawk perspective on the international border at
Akwesasne.Wampum Chronicles. Retrieved November 20, 2002 from
http://www.wampumchronicles.com/bordercorssing.html Bonaparte, D. (2002). The place where they make the fire a proposed model of
governance for Akwesasne. Wampum Chronicles. Retrieved November 27, 2002 from http://www.wampumchronicles.com/councilhouse.html
Bray, T. L. (Ed.). (2001). The future of the past archaeologists, Native Americans,
and repatriation. NY: Garland Publishing.
Canfield, W. W. (1971). The legends of the Iroquois told by “the Cornplanter”. NY: Ira
J. Friedman, Inc.
Champagne, D. (Ed.). (1994). The Native North American Almanac. MI: Gale
Champagne, D (2002, January/February). Native games: alive but transformed in
contemporary sport. Native Peoples, 15(2). Retrieved November 19, 2002 from
Crawford, N. C. (1994, Summer). A security regime among democracies: cooperation
among Iroquois Nations. International Organization, 48 (3) 345-385. Retrieved
November 19, 2002 from JSTOR.
Cornell, S. E. (1988). The return of the Native: American Indian political resurgence.
NY: Oxford University Press.
Deloria, V. Jr. (1981, March). Native Americans: the American Indian today. The annals
of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 454, 139-149.
Deloria, V. Jr. (Ed.). (1985). American Indian policy in the twentieth century. OK:
University of Oklahoma Press.
Deloria, V. Jr. (1992). American Indians. In Buenker, J. D. and L.A. Ratner. (Eds.).
Multiculturalism in the United States: a comparative guide to acculturation and
ethnicity. (pp. 31-52). NY: Greenwood Press.
Dickson-Gilmore, E. J. (1992, July/October). Finding the ways of the ancestors: cultural
systems. Canadian Journal of Criminology, 479-502.
Diversity in Aboriginal America. (1996). In Parrillo, V.N. Diversity in America. (pp.17-
34). Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.
Eschbach, K. (1993). “Changing identification among American Indians and Alaska
Natives.” Demography, 30(4): 635-652.
Fadden, J. (2002, August 8). Divisiveness at Akwesasne: legacy of 19th century
colonialism. Retrieved November 20, 2002 from
http://www.peacetree.com/akwesasne/division.htm Fine, J. C. (2002, March/April). Renewing spiritual and community ties in the land of
Mohawk. Native Peoples, 15(3) 36-7. Retrieved November 19, 2002 from
Garte, E. (1981, October). Where the partridge drums. Journal of American Indian
Education. 21(1) Retrieved November 27, 2002 from
http://jaie.asu.edu/v21/V21S1whe.html George-Kanentiio, D. (1995, December 31). Iroquois population in 1995. Akwesasne
Notes, 1:3/4. Retrieved November 19, 2002 from ProQuest.
Goodman-Draper, J. (1994, January). The development of underdevelopment at
Akwesasne: cultural and economic subversion. The American Journal of
Economics and Sociology, 53(1). Retrieved November 27, 2002 from Expanded
Green, D.E. (1999). Native Americans. In Dworkin, A.G. and R. J. Dworkin (Ed.). The
minority report an introduction to racial, ethnic, and gender relations. (pp. 255-277). NY: Harcourt Brace College Publishers.
Handbook of North American Indians. (1978). Washington: Smithsonian Institution.
Hauptman, L. M. (1986). The Iroquois struggle for survival World War II to red power.
Syracuse NY: Syracuse University Press.
Hirschfelder, A. (1999). American Indian stereotypes in the world of children. MD:
Hirschman, C., R. Alba, and R. Reynolds. (2000, August). The meaning and
measurement of race in the U.S. census: glimpses into the future. Demography
37(2) 381-93. Retrieved November 20, 2002 from WilsonSelectPlus/OCLC.
Iroquois Confederacy. (1996). In Frederick E. Hoxie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of North
American Indians (pp. 300-302). New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Iroquois Constitution. Essential Documents in American History, Essential Documents,
1492-present. Retrieved November 15, 2002 from Academic Search Premier.
Jennins, F., W. N. Fenton, M. A. Druke, and D. R. Miller (Eds.). (1985). The history and
culture of Iroquois diplomacy. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.
Johansen, B. E. (1999). Notes from the “culture wars”: more annotations on the debate
regarding the Iroquois and the origins of democracy. American Indian Culture
and ResearchJournal, 23(1) 165-75. Retrieved November 19, 2002 from WilsonSelectPlus/OCLC.
John, R. (1998). Native American families. In Mindel, C.H., R.W. Habenstein, and R.
Wright, Jr. Ethnic families in America patterns and variations. (pp. 382-421). NJ:
Kanatiiosh. (2001, August). The Longhouse. Retrieved November 20, 2002 from
http://www.peace4turtleisland.org/pages/longhouse.htm Karoniaktatie, A. J. (1995, December 31). The angry Indian comic howls at the moon.
Akwesasne Notes, 1 (3,4) 7. Retrieved November 19, 2002 from ProQuest.
Kawamoto, W. T. & T.c. Cheshire. (1997). American Indian Families. In DeGenova,
M.K. (ed.). Families in cultural context: strengths and challenges in diversity.
(pp. 15-34). CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.
Klein, B. T. (1995). Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. 7th edition. West
Nyack, NY: Todd Publications.
LaFromboise, T. D., A. M. Heyle, and Em. J. Ozer. (1990). Changing and diverse roles of
women in American Indian cultures. Sex Roles, 22 (7,8) 455-476.
LeDuff, C. (2002, March 16). A Mohawk trail to the skyline. New York Times,
150(51694) p. B1. Retrieved November 19, 2002 from EBSCOhost.
Linton, R. (Ed.). (1963). Acculturation in seven American Indian tribes. Gloucester,
MA: Peter Smith.
Lyons, O. (1997, Spring). Guh-jee-gwah-ai—lacrosse: a gift from the creator to the
Iroquois and the world. Native Peoples, 10 26-32. Retrieved from November 19,
2002 from WilsonSelectPlus/OCLC.
Mann, B. A. (1997, Summer). The lynx in time: Haudenosaunee women’s traditions and
history. The American Indian Quarterly, 21(3) 423-49. Retrieved November 19,
2002 from WilsonSelectPlus/OCLC.
Mead, M. (1969). The changing culture of an Indian tribe. NY: AMS Press.
Mohawk. (1996). In Frederick E. Hoxie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of North American Indians
(pp. 390-391). New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs. Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs. Retrieved
November 20, 2002 from http://www.slic.com/mohawkna/mncc.htm
Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne. The Creator’s game. Retrieved November 20, 2002 from
http://www.peacetree.com/akwesasne/lacr.htm Nagel, J. (1994, February). Constructing Ethnicity: creating and recreating ethnic
identity and culture. Social Problems, 41(1), 152-176.
Nagel, J. (1995, December). American Indian ethnic renewal and the resurgence of
identity. American Sociological Review, 60, 947-965. Retrieved November 25,
2002 from JSTOR.
Nagel, J. (1996). American Indian ethnic renewal Red Power and the resurgence of
identity and culture. NY: Oxford University Press.
Parke, R. D. and R. Buriel (2002). Socialization concerns in African American, American
Indian, Asian American, and Latino families. In Benokraits, N.V. Contemporary