Settler Colonial City: Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis
University of Minnesota Press
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Revealing the enduring link between settler colonization and the making of modern Minneapolis
Examining several distinct Minneapolis sites, Settler Colonial City tracks how settler-colonial relations were articulated alongside substantial growth in the Twin Cities Indigenous community during the second half of the twentieth century—creating new geographies of racialized advantage. It reveals how non-Indigenous people in Minneapolis produced and enforced a racialized economy of power that directly contradicts the city’s “progressive” reputation.
Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in Urban and Metropolitan Contexts