We have compiled a multi-tiered bibliography on settler colonialism, with a focus on the midwest. This is intended for study groups or individual research.
- Why You Can’t Teach United States History without American Indians (especially: 87–100)
- J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, “A Structure, Not an Event: Settler Colonialism and Enduring Indigeneity”
- Vine Deloria Jr, Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties (esp vii–xi, 63-83, 249-263)
- Dakota and Objibwe treaties
- Gwen Westerman and Bruce White, Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota (esp 133–196)
- Bdote Memory Map
- Little Crow’s Speech
- Michael Witgen, Infinity of Nations: How the Native New World Shaped Early North America
- Scott Lyons, X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent
- Christopher Pexa, Translated Nation: Rewriting the Dakhota Oyate
- Brenda Child, Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community
- Robert Williams Jr, The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest
Looking for a study group in your region? Check out the list here. Organizing a study group? Get in touch!
More reading on Indigenous solidarity, infrastructure struggles, movement composition, and more.
Cindy Milstein ed., Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism
Duncan Tarr & Noor Us-Sabah, “The End of the Line”
Indigenous Action Media, “Accomplices Not Allies”
Inhabit, Inhabit: Instructions For Autonomy
Mauvaise Troupe, The Zad & NoTAV: Territorial Struggles and the Making of a New Political Intelligence
Nick Estes, Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance
Xhopakelxhit, “Everyone Calls Themselves an Ally Until it’s Time to Do Some Real Ally Shit”