Indigenous Peoples Rise Up: The Global Ascendency of Social Media Activism (Global Media and Race) (Hardcover)
Including a range of international indigenous voices from the US, Canada, Australia, Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Africa, the book takes an interdisciplinary approach, bridging Indigenous studies, media studies, and social justice studies. Including examples like Idle No More in Canada, Australian Recognise!, and social media campaigns to maintain Maori language, Indigenous Peoples Rise Up serves as one of the first studies of Indigenous social media use and activism.
JEFF BERGLUND is a professor of English at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. His books include Cannibal Fictions, Sherman Alexie: a Collection of Critical Essays; Indigenous Pop: Native American Music from Jazz to Hip Hop (co-editor); and The Diné Reader: An Anthology of Navajo Literature. He is the North American convener of FIRE.
— Laurel Dyson
"Carlson and Berglund give an informative and thought-provoking perspective on Indigenous activists’ engagement with social media, providing new and fascinating insights.”
— Laurel Dyson
"The novelty and relevance of this book is beyond doubt, since it was the first to analyze social networks, their content, tweets and memes, using a large amount of materials in several languages, which have not yet been subjected to such a voluminous and systematic analysis within one book."
— Mirzokhid Askarov