Can't hold us back! Hip-hop and the racial motility of aboriginal bodies in urban spaces

@article{Buffam2011CantHU,
  title={Can't hold us back! Hip-hop and the racial motility of aboriginal bodies in urban spaces},
  author={B. Buffam},
  journal={Social Identities},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={337 - 350}
}
  • B. Buffam
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Social Identities
Urban centers across Canada are partitioned by racial geographies that circumvent and circumscribe the movements of aboriginal bodies. This article examines how aboriginal youth experience and engage these racisms that organize Canadian social spaces. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork undertaken at a drop-in recreational centre in the inner city of Edmonton, Alberta, it documents the different ways in which indigenous youth employ hip-hop as a means to contest their subjection to these… Expand
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