WorldCat Identities

Highwater, Jamake

Overview
Works: 119 works in 366 publications in 4 languages and 21,738 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Guidebooks  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Composer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Choreographer, Host, Editor, Director, zxx, Dancer
Classifications: PZ7.H5443, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jamake Highwater
 
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Most widely held works by Jamake Highwater
Anpao : an American Indian odyssey by Jamake Highwater( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 2,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional tales from North American Indian tribes woven into one story that relates the adventures of one boy as he grows to manhood
The primal mind : vision and reality in Indian America by Jamake Highwater( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a series of personal views that have come out of the authors experience in two widely separated cultures and lifestyles
Song from the earth : American Indian painting by Jamake Highwater( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you into the work of twentieth century Indian painters, who have sought through their art both individual expression and a rediscovery of what it means to be Indian
Dance : rituals of experience by Jamake Highwater( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a powerful view of the history of dance, contrasting its role in Western civilization with its significance in other cultures. Highwater--a renowned critic, author, and lecturer on art, theater, music, and dance--links the history of dance to cultural forces as diverse as Karl Marx and Elvis Presley
Native land : sagas of the Indian Americas by Jamake Highwater( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the major Indian civilizations that flourished in North, Central, and South America before the arrival of the Europeans
Legend days by Jamake Highwater( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abandoned in the wilderness after smallpox devastates her tribe, eleven-year-old Amana acquires from Grandfather Fox a warrior's courage and a hunter's prowess, gifts that sustain her as she watches the progressive disintegration of her people
Myth and sexuality by Jamake Highwater( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and German and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts of the Indian Americas : leaves from the sacred tree by Jamake Highwater( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volkskunst van de Indianen uit Noord-, Midden- en Zuid-Amerika
Moonsong lullaby by Jamake Highwater( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the moon moves across the sky, it observes the activities of an Indian camp and of the natural phenomena surrounding it
Ritual of the wind : North American Indian ceremonies, music, and dances by Jamake Highwater( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ceremony of innocence by Jamake Highwater( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone and destitute after the death of her husband, Amana finds lasting friendship, love and disillusionment, and eventually moves to a trading post town where she strives to give her daughter and grandchildren a sense of pride in their Indian heritage
The Sun, he dies : a novel about the end of the Aztec world by Jamake Highwater( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many smokes, many moons : a chronology of American Indian history through Indian art by Jamake Highwater( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With emphasis on the tribes in North America, uses the art and artifacts of various Indian cultures to illustrate events affecting their history from earliest times through 1973
Fodor's Indian America by Jamake Highwater( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words in the blood : contemporary Indian writers of North and South America by Charles A Eastman( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to the sky : a novel about the true adventures of two men in search of the lost Maya kingdom by Jamake Highwater( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I wear the morning star by Jamake Highwater( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sitko, growing up in a hostile white world that tries to make him renounce his heritage as an American Indian, finds refuge in the pictures he paints
The sweet grass lives on : fifty contemporary North American Indian artists by Jamake Highwater( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mythology of transgression : homosexuality as metaphor by Jamake Highwater( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author explores "how mythologies from ancient times to the present have shaped the ways we think about social 'abnormality' and alienation ... He also pays special attention to the debates currently raging in science regarding the biology of homosexuality."--Jacket
Eyes of darkness : a novel by Jamake Highwater( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Santee Sioux Indian named Yesa, after being taken at age seventeen to live among white men, becomes a doctor and then returns to the reservation to live as an Indian
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityMarks, J

Highwater, Jamake 1942-2001

Highwater, Jamake Mamake

Highwater, Jamake Mamake 1942-2001

Highwater, Jamake Mamake, asi 1942-2001

Highwater, Jamake Mamake ca 1942-2001

Jamake Highwater American writer

Marks, J. 1942-2001

Marks, Jamake 1942-2001

Marks, Jay 1942-2001

ハイウォーター, ジュマーク

Languages
English (173)

German (5)

French (2)

Japanese (1)

Covers
The primal mind : vision and reality in Indian AmericaDance : rituals of experienceMyth and sexualityThe mythology of transgression : homosexuality as metaphor