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The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature (2018)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2018). The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature. In K. Corstorphine, & L. Kremmel (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature, 45-60. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_4

Porter offers a fascinating exploration of the limitations of genre in relation to certain horror literature produced by authors who identify as American Indian. She explores the horror genre as a context within which the Native dispossession foundat... Read More

Progressivism and Native Identities (2014)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2014). Progressivism and Native Identities. In G. D. Smithers, & B. N. Newman (Eds.), Native diasporas: Indigenous identities and settler colonialism in the Americas, 273-296. University of Nebraska Press

Progressivism and Native American Self-Expression in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth century (2014)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2014). Progressivism and Native American Self-Expression in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth century. In G. D. Smithers, & B. N. Newman (Eds.), Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Setller Colonialism in North America, 273-296. The University of Nebraska Press

This book chapter opens a broad and rewarding analytical window into late nineteenth and early twentieth century identity struggles by introducing the idea of equalling Native American Indian persistence with Native American Indian resistence.

Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness (2014)
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Porter, J. (2014). Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness. Bison books

"In Native American Environmentalism the history of indigenous peoples in North America is brought into dialogue with key environmental terms such as "wilderness" and "nature." The conflict between Christian environmentalist thinking and indigenous v... Read More

Native American Indian freemasonry and its relation to the performative turn within contemporary American scholarship (2012)
Journal Article
Porter, J. (2013). Native American Indian freemasonry and its relation to the performative turn within contemporary American scholarship. Journal of American Studies, 47(2), (439-458). doi:10.1017/S0021875812000795. ISSN 0021-8758

This article is informed by recent work by the author unearthing the histories of Native American Indian Freemasons from the revolutionary era to the present. Given that performed ritual has always been key to Masonic practice, it was initially suppo... Read More

Introduction to Dee Brown's "Folktales of the Native American" (2012)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2012). Introduction to Dee Brown's "Folktales of the Native American". In Folktales of the Native AmericanFolio Society

An up to the minute introduction to one of the great classics of American ethnography reissued and beautifully illustrated by the Folio Society.

Native American freemasonry: Associationalism and performance in America (2011)
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Porter, J. (2011). Native American freemasonry: Associationalism and performance in America. University of Nebraska Press

About the Book Freemasonry has played a significant role in the history of Native Americans since the colonial era—a role whose extent and meaning are fully explored for the first time in this book. The overarching concern of Native American Freemas... Read More

Paul C. Rosier, Serving Their Country: American Indian Politics and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009, $39.95). Pp. 368. ISBN 978 0 6740 3610 9. (2011)
Journal Article
Porter, J. (2011). Paul C. Rosier, Serving Their Country: American Indian Politics and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009, $39.95). Pp. 368. ISBN 978 0 6740 3610 9. Journal of American Studies, 45(3), 633 - 634. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021875811000788

Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic . By Matthew Dennis. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. viii, 313 pp. $45.00, ISBN978-0-8122-4226-3.) (2011)
Journal Article
Porter, J. (2011). Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic . By Matthew Dennis. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. viii, 313 pp. $45.00, ISBN978-0-8122-4226-3.). Journal of American history, 97(4), 1117 - 1117. https://doi.org/10.1093/jahist/jaq083

David L. Preston, The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontiers of Iroquoia, 1667–1783 (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2009, £28.49). Pp. 408. isbn978 0 8032 1369 2. (2011)
Journal Article
Porter, J. (2011). David L. Preston, The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontiers of Iroquoia, 1667–1783 (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2009, £28.49). Pp. 408. isbn978 0 8032 1369 2. Journal of American Studies, 45(1), 201 - 202. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002187581000215X

Modernism, authenticity, and Indian identity: Frank "Toronto" Prewett (1893-1962) (2010)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2010). Modernism, authenticity, and Indian identity: Frank "Toronto" Prewett (1893-1962). In D. L. Madsen (Ed.), Native authenticity: Transnational perspectives on Native American literary studies, 103 - 122. State University of New York Press

Due to his Indian ancestry, the Canadian poet Frank James Prewett was nicknamed "Toronto" by the illustrious literary friends he met while recovering in England following his service in World War One. Those friends included Virginia Woolf, Siegfried... Read More

Competing voices from Native America (2009)
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Ball, D., & Porter, J. (2009). Competing voices from Native America. Greenwood Press

A unique, carefully-chosen selection of short, stimulating primary- source accounts describing the controversial moments in Native American history since 1492. Each section is proceeded by a 2000-word essay by the co-authors, directing readers t... Read More

“Indiens et franc-maçonnerie: une vision performative de l’historire américaine” /“Native American Indian Freemasonry and the Performative Turn within U.S. History”, (2008)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2008). “Indiens et franc-maçonnerie: une vision performative de l’historire américaine” /“Native American Indian Freemasonry and the Performative Turn within U.S. History”,. In M. Prum (Ed.), Race & the Body in Anglophone Context/ Race et corps dans L’aire Anglophone,, 113 - 135. L’Harmattan

Comme nombre de mes collègues indianistes, cela fait longtemps que je n’ignore plus que les grandes figures masculines du monde politique et littéraire indien du XIXe et du début du XXe siècle avaient, pour la plupar... Read More

"Primitive" discourse : aspects of contemporary North American Indian representations of the Irish and of contemporary Irish representations of North American Indians (2008)
Journal Article
Porter, , & Porter, J. (2008). "Primitive" discourse : aspects of contemporary North American Indian representations of the Irish and of contemporary Irish representations of North American Indians. American Studies, 49(3-4), (63-85). doi:10.1353/ams.2010.0020. ISSN 0026-3079

This article contrasts a number of contemporary incidences of Irish representation of and engagement with Native Americans and their history with two Native American novels and their depictions of Ireland and the Irish, LeAnne Howe’s 2001 book Shells... Read More

Place and Native American Indian history and culture (2007)
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J. Porter (Ed.), (2007). Place and Native American Indian history and culture

Review «Place remains a native concept rich with political meaning for North American culture as a whole, and for the world as a whole. This volume undertakes a broad and deep exploration of what the sense of place has meant in specific Indian cultu... Read More

The Cambridge companion to Native American literature (2005)
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J. Porter, & K. M. Roemer (Eds.), (2005). The Cambridge companion to Native American literature

Invisible, marginal, expected - these words trace the path of recognition for American Indian literature written in English since the late eighteenth century. This Companion chronicles and celebrates that trajectory by defining relevant institutional... Read More

To be Indian: the life of Iroquois-Seneca Arthur Caswell Parker (2001)
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Porter, J. (2001). To be Indian: the life of Iroquois-Seneca Arthur Caswell Parker. University of Oklahoma Press

Born on the Seneca Indian Reservation in New York State, Arthur Caswell Parker (1881-1955) was a prominent intellectual leader both within and outside tribal circles. Of mixed Iroquois, Seneca, and Anglican descent, Parker was also a controversial fi... Read More

Land and spirit in native America
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Porter, J. Land and spirit in native America. The University of Hull

This monograph for the first time brings indigenous North American history into dialogue with recent work deconstructing key terms within environmental and historical studies such as "wilderness" and "nature".It does so with help from colleagues acro... Read More