Recent Highlighted Publications     

Book Chapters                  

       Collins, Robert Keith

              2009              What is a Black Indian? Misplaced Expectations and Lived Realities. In                             IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas. Washington, DC: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian.

              2006              Katimih o Sa Chata Kiyou? (Why Am I Not Choctaw?): Race in the Lived  Experiences of Two Black Choctaw Mixed Bloods. Contribution to ‘Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds’ Sharon P. Holland and Tiya Miles, eds. Duke University Press.

              2005              When Playing Indian is a Misplaced Assumption: Evidence from Black Choctaw Lived Experiences. ‘Race, Roots, and Relations: Native and African Americans’ Terry Strauss, ed. Albatross Press: 2005.

Journal Articles  

        Collins, Robert Keith

 In revision    Narrative and American Indian Kinship among Freedmen: Evidence from WPA  Slave Narratives. In Ethnoscripts: Journal of the Institute for Ethnology, University of Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Andrea  Blatter, Guest Editor. 

In review       Reducing Barriers to Native American Student Success. American Indian Culture and Research Journal. Dr. Robert Keith Collins, Guest Editor.  

  2008              Missed by the Media: Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Louisiana's Indians.  American Indian Culture and Research Journal. Vol. 32, no. 2

Book Review Essays

           Collins, Robert Keith

          2009                An invited comparative book review essay of “The Choctaws in Oklahoma : From Tribe to Nation, 1855-1970.” By Clara Sue Kidwell.  Forward by Lindsay G. Robertson. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press. And “How Choctaws Invented Civilization and Why Choctaws Will Conquer the World”. By D.L. Birchfield. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007.  Great Plains Quarterly.

 Book Reviews

          2010                An invited  book review of “Race, Identity, and The Making of A Nation:                      Lumbee  Indians in the Jim Crow South.” By Malinda Maynor Lowery. University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Wicaso Sa. 2010.

            2010               An invited  book review of “Anthropology and the Racial Politics of                            Culture.” By Lee Baker. Duke University Press, 2010. American Indian Culture and Research Journal.

            2009                An invited book review of “African Creeks: Estelvste and the Creek Nation. By Gary Zellar. Race in the American West.” Norman : University of Oklahoma Press. 2007. Southern History Journal.  

            2009              An invited book review of “African Cherokees in Indian Territory : From Chattle to Citizen”, by Celia Naylor. American Indian Culture and Research Journal.

            2008                A book review of “Race and the Cherokee Nation: Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century.” By Fay A. Yarbrough. University of Pennsylvania Press. American Indian Culture and Research Journal.

            2008                An invited book review of “Matter, Magic, and Spirit: Representing Indian and African Beliefs”, by David Murray. Wicazo Sa Review.               

Academic Newsletter Articles

 Collins, Robert Keith

…And Captions for All?: A Case Study of the Relevance of Using Captions in a College Classroom. The Garden Newsletter


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