The Urban Geography of Red Power: The American Indian Movement in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, 1968-70

@article{DArcus2010TheUG,
  title={The Urban Geography of Red Power: The American Indian Movement in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, 1968-70},
  author={Bruce D’Arcus},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={1241 - 1255}
}
Drawing on recent theories of citizenship that argue the city as the pre-eminent ‘difference machine’, this paper argues that it is also a crucial site for the production of resistance as a social identity and practice. This argument is presented through an analysis of an example from the ‘Red Power’ movement in the US in the 1960s and early 1970s. The paper examines how American Indian activism—while often dramatised in rural reservation locations and centred on rather grand abstractions quite… 
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