BLOOD QUANTUM IN SCOTT MOMADAY’S THE NAMES

Guillermo Bartelt

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The semiotics of blood quantum in Scott Momaday’s memoir, The Names, is interpreted regarding its role as a signifier of American Indian survival and resistance in the context of his introspective concept of mythopoetic blood memory.

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American Indian literature, Indian blood laws, racial memory, Survivance

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejlll.v5i3.291

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