UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Night is Gone, Day is Still Coming: Stories and Poems by American Indian Teens and Young Adults is a remarkable anthology of original poems, short stories, and memoir by 57 Native American young writers between the ages of 11 and 22. Selected by a panel of editors the works tell other young teens and young adults about the values and concerns of being Native American in United States today. These young voices reflect the worlds of young adults in cities, small towns, and those living on reservations.
Enduring Wisdom: Sayings from Native Americans is a collection of quotes from historic and contemporary Aboriginal People by children's author Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. The quotes are organized into themes such as Mother Earth, The People, War and Peace, Spirit Life, and Enduring Wisdom. Whether it is a brief quote from a Dakota high school student from 1996 or an excerpt from Pontiac's 1760 speech about the Creator, the selections speak to readers through their passionate oratory.
American Indian Nonfiction: An Anthology of Writings, 1760s-1930s edited by Bernd C. Peyer includes a selection of political works by Aboriginal writers. Peyer selected authors whose substantial amount of prose writings found its way into publication in the United States. This anthology is divided into two parts. The first part is organized into regional writings. The second part focuses on writings that reflect a national interest and most of the authors were members of the Society of American Indians. All text were unedited except for minor typos in the original.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher. Anthology of selected works from more than 70 Canadian and First Nations authors. Includes brief critical biographical sketches for each author and selected poems, essays, life writing, and creative non-fiction from their works. Aboriginal writers include: Pauline Johnson, Beth Brant, Thomas King, Jeannette Armstrong, Lee Maracle, Tomson Highway, Alootook Ipellie, Sky Lee, Marilyn Dumont, Armand Garnet Ruffo, Gregory Scofield, and Richard Van Camp.
Lewis and Clark: Through Indian Eyes is a collection of nine essays collected by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition. This unique collection consists of essays by Native historians, authors, professors and tribal executives who offer highly personal and reflective perspectives on this much-celebrated in America. They bring a first-hand account of the overwhelming effects of this standard American history phenomenon on their tribal community. Contributors include the late Vine Deloria, N.
America is Indian Country: Opinions and Perspectives from Indian Country Today is a collection of newspaper articles, opinion articles, editorials, ad political cartoons from the contributors to Indian Country Today, published in 2005. Selected by editors Jose Barreiro and Tim Johnson, the articles are organized into 10 chapters. Well-known journalists and writers from Native North America include John Mohawk, Winona LaDuke, Suzan Shown Harjo, Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Katsi Cook and many others. The index provides excellent access to these must-read editorials and articles.
Writing the Cross Culture: Native Fiction on White Man's Religion is an anthology of literary fiction by some of America's finest Aboriginal writers. Represented here are pieces by N. Scott Momaday, Joy Harjo, Vine Deloria, Sherman Alexie, Linda Hogan, and James Welch. First Nations authors include Beth Brant, Basil Johnston and Emily Pauline Johnson. Each has their unique perspective about Christianity and its impact on Aboriginal Peoples. Some of the writers are practicing Christians and others are traditional believers. They write from a variety of Nations and historical periods.
Ten First Nations, Inuit and Metis writers explore Canadian history from the Aboriginal perspective in this collection. Each examines a specific event in First Nations and Canadian history to provide unique perspectives on events that are often overlooked in standard Canadian history books. Highly readable essays by Lee Maracle, Brian Maracle, Thomas King, Tantoo Cardinal, Basil Johnston, Tomson Highway, Drew Hayden Taylor, Rachel Qitsualik, Jovette Marchessault, and Maria Campbell.
Me Funny is a recent anthology of eleven articles edited by Drew Hayden Taylor that tackle the subject of First Nations and humour. Ten writers from a variety of disciplines were selected to comment on the nature and scope of Native humour in all its forms. In the introduction, Taylor comments that Ojibwe linguist and educator, Basil Johnston, declined an invitation to contribute because he believes any analysis would most likely leave the incorrect impression for many readers. Johnston notes that a real understanding of humour for First Nations rests in their Indigenous languages.
UNAVAILABLE Literary anthology organized by Native Women in the Arts contains a selection of poetry, prose, and essay from 38 Indigenous writers. They write about Indigenous women who can be considered heroes. 10 visual art images are included. Writers represent 22 Nations including Ainu, Native Hawaiian, Dene, Cree, Ojibwe, Mohawk and Metis.