The irony of these times ... is that as actual places and localities become
ever more blurred and indeterminate, ideas of culturally and ethnically
distinct places become perhaps even more salient.
--Akhil Gupta and James Ferguson (1)
Black Seminole Indians are fighting with "blood" Seminoles over who is a true Seminole. (2) Gays contest what it means to be a "Boy Scout." (3) Orthodox Jews challenge the authenticity of Reformed Judaism. (4) Black and gay Republicans vow to reform the Republican Party. (5) Within black America, conservatives vie with liberals. (6) Pueblo Indians denounce tribal leaders' rules as