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Comprises 100-plus poems, short stories, essays, and memoirs spanning 200 years, ranging from the oral tradition to contemporary writing, and representing a diversity of North American tribes. Organization is thematic, including such topics as images and identities, the remembered earth, growing up, and affairs of the heart. Also included are historical material, biographical information on the authors, discussion questions, and writing topics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This treasury of literature by Native American authors allows students to listen to the voices from America's first and oldest literature. More than fifty tribes from the U.S. and Canada are represented, giving readers opportunities to explore the diversity of authors' experiences through poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, including the oral tradition. Two maps provide geographical context for the readings, one showing tribal locations and the other showing the Trail of Tears.

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ambabe_love, August 31, 2010 (view all comments by ambabe_love)
I read this book as part of a Lit class, university level. It brought to light many things that I didn't know about the history of American Indians, the things they deal with even today. Contrary to what I originally thought, I find myself continuously going back to this book in reference of something else. Great book!!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780844259857
Author:
Trout, Lawana
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Indian authors
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
American literature -- Indian authors.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.04x6.06x1.67 in. 2.39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This treasury of literature by Native American authors allows students to listen to the voices from America's first and oldest literature. More than fifty tribes from the U.S. and Canada are represented, giving readers opportunities to explore the diversity of authors' experiences through poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, including the oral tradition. Two maps provide geographical context for the readings, one showing tribal locations and the other showing the Trail of Tears.
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