Naisa

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

The premiere international & interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.

APRIL 25-MAY 17, 2013 MEMBERS VOTED for 2011 PUBLICATIONS PRIZES
PUBLICATIONS PRIZES: VOTING CLOSED on May 17, 2013

Winners!!

Prize for Best 1st Book (publ. 2011): JODI BYRD, The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

Prize for Best Subsequent Book (2011): MARK RIFKIN, When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty (London: Oxford University Press, 2011)

Prize for Most Thought Provoking Article (2011): LISA BROOKS, “The Constitution of the White Earth Nation: A New Innovation in a Longstanding Indigenous Literary Tradition” published in Studies in American Indian Literatures 23.4: 48-76 (Winter 2011)

NAISA PUBLICATIONS PRIZES.
Members nominate articles and books for the Best First Book, Best Subsequent Book, and Most Thought-Provoking Article prizes each year. In the following year, members vote on the nominations through the NAISA website.

Members and faculty also may nominate student papers accepted to the Program of the annual meeting for consideration for the Student Paper Prize (students may self-nominate for this prize as well). A prize committee comprised of NAISA Council members and other NAISA (faculty) members choose the winner of this prize shortly before the annual meeting.