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• Book. 2019. Lewis, Courtney. Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty. Critical Indigeneities Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
• Winner: Southern Anthropological Society Mooney Award 2019
• Finalist Western North Carolina Historical Association Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award 2020
• Choice rating “Essential” and Outstanding Academic Title Award

See Sovereign Entrepreneurs page for more information

• Journal Publication. Forthcoming 2022. Agency in Economic Justice: Typology of Native Nation Sovereignty and Settler-Colonial Acts of Economic Aggression. Interventions.

• Journal Publication. 2022. “Native Food Sovereignty” In Edible North Carolina: A Journey Across a State of Flavor, edited by Marcie Cohen Ferris. University of North Carolina Press, 233-244.

• Journal Publication. 2021. Brief Research Commentary: The US Indigenous Food Sovereignty Movement’s Impact on Understandings of COVID-19 in Indian Country (Special Edition on COVID-19) Vol. 43(2):107-113

• Journal Publication. 2019. Lewis, Courtney. Confronting Cannabis: Legalization on Native Nation Lands and the Impacts of Differential Federal Enforcement. American Indian Quarterly 43(4). 

• Journal Publication. 2018. Lewis, Courtney. Economic Sovereignty in Volatile Times: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Strategies Supporting Economic Stability. Research in Economic Anthropology 38.

• Journal Publication. 2018. Frybread Wars: Biopolitics and the Consequences of Selective United States Health Care Practices for American Indians. Food, Culture, and Society 21(4).
Winner: Association for the Study of Food and Society award for best article published in Food, Culture & Society (2018)

• Journal Publication.  2018. Commentary. Banning Change: The South Carolina Heritage Act. Museum Anthropology 41(2).

• Journal Publication. 2017. Betting on Western North Carolina: Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort’s Regional Impacts. Journal of Appalachian Studies 23(1):29-52

Journal Publication. 2012. The Case of the Wild Onions: The Impact of Ramps on Cherokee Rights. Southern Cultures 18(2):104-17.

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