Index
abjection, 41–42
activists, 8, 15–16, 20, 28, 64, 67, 107,
112, 141, 163–64, 172, 205, 216 n. 7,
222, 226 n. 2; tribal, 215 n. 5; union,
212 n. 2; writers as, 149
Acuña, Rodolfo, 170, 224 n. 7
adoption, 178
Afghanistan, 28, 30, 138, 222–23 n. 7
African Americans, 14, 154, 172, 216
n. 8
Afro- Caribbean women, 14
aiDs, 8, 20, 28, 42, 57, 205
Alameda military base, 4
Alcatraz Island occupation, 164
Alexander, M. Jacqui, 103, 149, 222
Alexie, Sherman, 6–7
Allan, Lewis (pseud.), 212 n. 2
Allende, Salvador, 28
Allison, Dorothy, 15
Alma de Mujer Center for Social
Change, 108, 217, 217 n. 1
Alzheimer’s disease, 194
Amada (fictional character), 43, 213 n. 12
America, 5–6, 19, 22, 26, 33, 67, 71,
89, 136, 151, 154–55, 157, 159, 162,
178–79, 209 n. 3, 216 n. 7; middle-
class, 180; as occupied, 28, 170, 224
n. 7; white, 172, 183
América, 24, 29, 31, 35, 39, 44, 88,
139–45
American ethic, 168–69
American Indian movements, 19, 160,
164–65; writers in, 5
American Indigenism, 8
American principles, 25
Americans, 29, 37, 43, 59, 68–70, 93,
112, 144, 153–54, 158–59, 167–68,
186, 210 n. 2
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