Dr. Grant Arndt

 Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
Dual appointment with American Indian Studies
515. 294. 5599
Personal Website
gparndt@iastate.edu
Curriculum Vita
319A Curtiss
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Research Interests
Indigenous Peoples of the Western Great Lakes/Midwest
North American Indian Cultural Performance
Indigenous Activism and Institution Building

Selected Publications

2013 “Mediating Indigeneity: Ho-Chunk “Indian News” as a Critique of the Legacies of Settler Colonialism.” Settler Colonialism Studies. Vol. 3, No. 2, 202–213.

2012 “Autobiography en Abyme: Indigenous Reflections on Representational Agency in the Case of Crashing Thunder.” Ethnohistory Vol. 59, No. 1.

2010    The making and muting of an indigenous media activist: Imagination and ideology in Charles Round Low Cloud’s “Indian News.” American Ethnologist, Vol. 37, No. 3. Pp. 499-510.

2009     “Indigenous Agendas and Activist Genders: Chicago’s American Indian Center, Social Welfare, and Native American Women’s Urban Leadership.” In Keeping the Campfires Going: Native Women’s Activism in Urban Communities. Edited by Susan Applegate Krouse and Heather Howard. Lincoln: The University of Nebraska Press.

2009     “Imagining Activist Agendas: Urban Institution-Building, Tribal Sovereignty, and the Articulatory Moment.” In Visions and Voices: American Indian Activism in the Sixties. Edited by Terry Straus and Kurt Peters. 2009. Albatross Press.

2008    “Ho-Chunk Powwows: Innovation and Tradition in a Changing World.” The Wisconsin Magazine of History. Spring, 2008

2005     ” Ho-Chunk ‘Indian Powwows’ of the Early Twentieth Century.” In Powwow. Edited by Clyde Ellis, Luke Eric Lassiter, and Gary H. Dunham. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

2002      “Relocation’s Imagined Landscape and the Rise of Chicago’s Native American Community.” In Native Chicago. Edited by Terry Straus. Second Edition. Chicago: Albatross Press.

2001     “Amy Leicher Skenandore.” Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary. Rima Lunin Schultz and Adele Hast, eds. Indiana University Press.

1998     “Mapping the Move from Reservation to City: Relocation’s Imagine Landscapes and the Rise of Chicago’s Native American Community.” In Native Chicago. Edited by Terry Straus and Grant P. Arndt. Chicago: McNaughton and Gunn, Inc.

1998    “ ‘Contrary to Our Way of Thinking’: The Struggle for an American Indian Center in Chicago.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal. Vol. 22, No. 4

1998     Native Chicago  (co-editor, with Terry Straus). Albatross Press: Chicago.