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This article examines how the field of Native rhetoric emerged to address concerns in the study of Indigenous literature. It begins with a discussion of the formation of Native American studies and American Indian literary studies in the United States. It then comments on scholarship and teaching about Native Americans’ rhetorical practices, focusing on the views of Montana Rickards, Red Wing, Paula Gunn Allen, and Elizabeth Cook-Lynn. Finally, it considers Native rhetoric’s historical and ongoing political, intellectual, and ethical challenges within the context of its disciplinary history.
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