This generous selection of classics of American Indian literature illustrates the many connections with Native oral tradition carried on, and sometimes departed from, by today's younger generation of Indian authors.
In Creek Indian Medicine Ways, Jordan traces the written accounts of Mvskoke religion from the eighteenth century to the present in order to historically contextualize Lewis's story and knowledge. This book is a collaboration between anthropologist and medicine man that provides a rare glimpse of a living religious tradition and its origins.
Modern Navajo tribal government originated in 1923 solely to approve oil leases. This ethnohistory tracks the major changes brought to the Navajo people in the six decades following the discovery and exploitation of oil and gas on tribal lands.
The Expression of Identity at Pottery Mound and Hummingbird Pueblo
By Suzanne Eckert
$45.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-3834-1 March 2008
Eckert illustrates how the relationship between ethnicity, migration, and ritual practice combined to create a complexly patterned material culture among residents of two fourteenth-century Pueblo villages.