Special Issue: Popular Music, Decolonization, and Indigenous Studies

Kirsten Zemke, Arcia Tecun


Introduction to the Special Issue on Popular Music, Decolonization and Indigenous Studies


Decolonization, Indigeneity, Coloniality

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Further reading:

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Wolfe, P. 2006. Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native. Journal of genocide research 8(4): 387-409.

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