American Indians

Weaving the Legacy

Remembering Paula Gunn Allen
Edited by Stephanie SellersMenoukha Case

This collection is a celebration of Paula Gunn Allen’s life (1939–2008) as an indigenous scholar, writer, and woman.

Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales

Stories from Navajo Country
By Jim Kristofic
Illustrations by Nolan Karras James

“These tales capture the humor and themes of traditional Diné literature. . . . The collection resonates with deep cultural authenticity.”—Enrique Lamadrid, author of Juan the Bear and the Water of Life: La Acequia de Juan del Oso

To Be Indio in Colonial Spanish America

Edited by Mónica Díaz

Focusing on central Mexico and the Andes (colonial New Spain and Peru), the contributors deepen scholarly knowledge of colonial history and literature, emphasizing the different ways people became and lived their lives as “indios” in this new study.

Tending the Fire

Native Voices and Portraits
Photographs by Christopher Felver

Christopher Felver’s Tending the Fire celebrates the poets and writers who represent the wide range of Native American voices in literature today.

Oracles

A Novel
By Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel

In this futuristic novel, the Yantuck Indians must find a way to preserve the natural environment that survives on their eastern United States reservation and yet participate in a global economy.

Leslie Marmon Silko's Storyteller

New Perspectives
Edited by Catherine Rainwater

The essays collected in this book, addressing both the original edition of Storyteller and the 2012 revision, use the growth in understanding of Native American literature in general and of Silko’s work in particular to unpack this fascinating work and its critical reception over the years.

Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century

By Alexander EwenJeffrey Wollock

The Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century provides a comprehensive overview of this dramatic process through profiles of key individuals, organizations, government policies, and events that have defined Native history since 1900.

Native Women and Land

Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence
By Stephanie J. Fitzgerald

“What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?” Fitzgerald asks this question in her introduction and sets out to answer it in her study of literature and social media by (primarily) Native women who are writing about and often actively protesting against displacement caused both by forced relocation and environmental disaster.

Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country

Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations
Third Edition
Edited by Veronica E. Velarde Tiller

This reference edition profiles each tribe’s history and culture, with detailed information about their communities, natural resources, enterprises, and environmental concerns, as well as their contact information.

Subjects: American Indians

Advocates for the Oppressed

Hispanos, Indians, Genízaros, and Their Land in New Mexico
By Malcolm Ebright

Having written about Hispano land grants and Pueblo Indian grants separately, Malcolm Ebright now brings these narratives together for the first time, reconnecting them and resurrecting lost histories.

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