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Walking The Rez Road

Author : Jim Northrup
ISBN : 1555919774
Genre : Fiction
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Forty stories and poems featuring Luke Warmwater, a Vietnam veteran who survived the war but has trouble surviving the peace.

A Study Guide For Louise Erdrich S Indian Boarding School The Runaways

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410349682
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Holding Our World Together

Author : Brenda J. Child
ISBN : 9781101560259
Genre : History
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A groundbreaking exploration of the remarkable women in Native American communities. Too often ignored or underemphasized in favor of their male warrior counterparts, Native American women have played a more central role in guiding their nations than has ever been understood. Many Native communities were, in fact, organized around women's labor, the sanctity of mothers, and the wisdom of female elders. In this well-researched and deeply felt account of the Ojibwe of Lake Superior and the Mississippi River, Brenda J. Child details the ways in which women have shaped Native American life from the days of early trade with Europeans through the reservation era and beyond. The latest volume in the Penguin Library of American Indian History, Holding Our World Together illuminates the lives of women such as Madeleine Cadotte, who became a powerful mediator between her people and European fur traders, and Gertrude Buckanaga, whose postwar community activism in Minneapolis helped bring many Indian families out of poverty. Drawing on these stories and others, Child offers a powerful tribute to the many courageous women who sustained Native communities through the darkest challenges of the last three centuries.

The Oxford Handbook Of Indigenous American Literature

Author : James H. Cox
ISBN : 9780199914043
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Over the course of the last twenty years, Native American and Indigenous American literary studies has experienced a dramatic shift from a critical focus on identity and authenticity to the intellectual, cultural, political, historical, and tribal nation contexts from which these Indigenous literatures emerge. The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature reflects on these changes and provides a complete overview of the current state of the field. The Handbook's forty-three essays, organized into four sections, cover oral traditions, poetry, drama, non-fiction, fiction, and other forms of Indigenous American writing from the seventeenth through the twenty-first century. Part I attends to literary histories across a range of communities, providing, for example, analyses of Inuit, Chicana/o, Anishinaabe, and M?tis literary practices. Part II draws on earlier disciplinary and historical contexts to focus on specific genres, as authors discuss Indigenous non-fiction, emergent trans-Indigenous autobiography, Mexicanoh and Spanish poetry, Native drama in the U.S. and Canada, and even a new Indigenous children's literature canon. The third section delves into contemporary modes of critical inquiry to expound on politics of place, comparative Indigenism, trans-Indigenism, Native rhetoric, and the power of Indigenous writing to communities of readers. A final section thoroughly explores the geographical breadth and expanded definition of Indigenous American through detailed accounts of literature from Indian Territory, the Red Atlantic, the far North, Yucat?n, Amerika Samoa, and Francophone Quebec. Together, the volume is the most comprehensive and expansive critical handbook of Indigenous American literatures published to date. It is the first to fully take into account the last twenty years of recovery and scholarship, and the first to most significantly address the diverse range of texts, secondary archives, writing traditions, literary histories, geographic and political contexts, and critical discourses in the field.

Dictionary Of Midwestern Literature Volume 2

Author : Philip A. Greasley
ISBN : 9780253021168
Genre : Literary Collections
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The Midwest has produced a robust literary heritage. Its authors have won half of the nation’s Nobel Prizes for Literature plus a significant number of Pulitzer Prizes. This volume explores the rich racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the region. It also contains entries on 35 pivotal Midwestern literary works, literary genres, literary, cultural, historical, and social movements, state and city literatures, literary journals and magazines, as well as entries on science fiction, film, comic strips,graphic novels, and environmental writing. Prepared by a team of scholars, this second volume of the Dictionary of Midwestern Literature is a comprehensive resource that demonstrates the Midwest’s continuing cultural vitality and the stature and distinctiveness of its literature.

Books For The Teen Age

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ISBN : UVA:X002427522
Genre : Children's literature
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Dreaming History

Author : Mary Anne Doan
ISBN : 1879483262
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"A wonderfully executed collection of writing styles ... flows with the cadences of fine storytelling.. ... I highly recommend this anthology. The spirit-of-place of the Great Lakes region is intrinsic throughout, as is the strength and courage of native peoples and native cultures that continue to revere this land as scared ground". -- Cynthia R. Kasee, in American Indian Culture and Research Journal

Red Ink

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123422649
Genre : Indians of North America
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Asail Newsletter

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ISBN : UOM:39015067468192
Genre : American literature
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Subject Guide To Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105022290980
Genre : American literature
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