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Limited Wants, Unlimited Means: A Reader on Hunter-Gatherer Economics and the Environment (Edited by John Gowdy)

Limited Wants Unlimited Means

This is another important anthropological text for anarcho-primitivists... Why the fuck are they so deeply in bed with ideas foundationally rooted in colonial and representational practice? Surely there is a better way.
CONTENTS:
INTRODUCTION: Back to the Future and Forward to the Past
PART I: ORIGINAL AFFLUENT SOCIETIES
1. The Original Affluent Society by Marshall Sahlins  read more »

Man the Hunter (Edited by Richard B. Lee and Irene DeVore)

Man the Hunter

An important text for Anarcho-Primitivists (even if anthropology is a colonial mode of knowing and representing the Other).
CONTENTS:
PART I: Introduction
1. Problems in the Study of Hunters and Gatherers by RICHARD B. LEE AND IRVEN DEVORE
2. The Current Status of the World's Hunting and Gathering Peoples by GEORGE PETER MURDOCK
PART II: Ecology and Economics  read more »

Beyond Geography: The Western Spirit Against the Wilderness by Frederick Turner

Beyond Geography

This is no ordinary critique of modern civilization. Beyond Geography is clearly a work of brilliance and imagination, a compelling, disturbing, and uncommonly literate exploration of one of mankind's most basic dilemmas.  read more »

LEONARD PELTIER CLEMENCY GATHERING flier and docs

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When: December 8, 2012 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: LEONARD PELTIER CLEMENCY GATHERING
St Leo's Church
710 S 13th St,Tacoma,WA 98405
USA

Cost: Open to the Public
Contact: Steve Hapy
253-383-9108
steve_hapy@yahoo.com  read more »

Marxism and Native Americans edited by Ward Churchill

Marxism and Native Americans

In a unique format of intellectual challenge and counter-challenge prominent Native Americans and Marxists debate the viability of Marxism and the prevalence of ethnocentric bias in politics, culture, and social theory.  read more »

God Is Red: A Native View of Religion by Vine Deloria, Jr.

God Is Red

First published in 1972, God Is Red remains the seminal work on Native religious views, asking new questions about our species and our ultimate fate.  read more »

Custer Died for Your Sins - An Indian Manifesto by Vine Deloria, Jr.

Custer Died for Your Sins

Deloria observes, "The Indian world has changed so substantially since the first publication of this book that some things contained in it seem new again." Indeed, It seems that each generation of whites and Indians will have to read and reread Vine Deloria's manifesto for some time to come, before we absorb his special, ironic Indian point of view and what he tells us, with a great deal of humor,  read more »

Struggle for the Land: Native North American Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide and Colonization by Ward Churchill

Struggle for the Land

From the Sonora to the Arctic, North America's indigenous people have been dispossessed of nearly all their original territory, with the residue - about 2 percent - held under a colonial "trust" authority by the U.S. and Canada.  read more »

Perversions of Justice: Indigenous Peoples and Angloamerican Law by Ward Churchill

Perversions of Justice

The United States is readily distinguishable from other countries, Chief Justice John Marshall opined in 1803, because it is "a nation of laws, not of men." In Perversions of Justice, Ward Churchill takes Marshall at his word, exploring through a series of 11 carefully crafted essays how the U.S.  read more »

From a Native Son: Selected Essays on Indigenism 1985-1995 by Ward Churchill

From a Native Son

From a Native Son is the Capstone Collection of his most important and unflinching essays, which explore the themes of genocide in the Americas, historical and legal (re)interpretation of conquest and colonization, literary and cinematic criticism, and indigenist alternatives to the status quo.  read more »

Selected Writings of Gender Anarky

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selected writings of the Gender Anarky collective in the CA prison system.

for more information, check out: genderanarky.wordpress.com

Archeology of Violence by Pierre Clastres

Archeology of Violence

The war machine is the motor of the social machine; the primitive social being relies entirely on war, primitive society cannot survive without war. The more war there is, the less unification there is, and the best enemy of the State is war. Primitive society is society against the State in that it is society-for-war. —from The Archeology of Violence  read more »

Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology by Pierre Clastres

Society Against the State

"The thesis is radical," writes Marshall Sahlins of this landmark text in anthropology and political science. "We conventionally define the state as the regulation of violence; it may be the origin of it.  read more »

Depth Charge Media PrezeNts: Orrior Comix: Comix Duel Invite to Zig Zag

This zine was originally self-published (in a very small circulation, under 50) with the intention to challenge Zig Zag of Zig Zag Comix, to a "comix duel", due to two things: One, his perpetuation of colonial paradigms of violent reaction to aggression, and two, to challenge a prevailing concept, if I remember right, of his and the canadian Native Youth Movement's perpetuation of a 'character ass  read more »

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