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Highwater, Jamake

Overview
Works: 118 works in 329 publications in 4 languages and 21,987 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Guidebooks  Biography  Music  Historical fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Choreographer, Editor, Host, Dancer, Director
Classifications: PZ7.H5443, [FIC]
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Anpao : an American Indian odyssey by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
24 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 2,660 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 )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 1,361 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
Dance : rituals of experience by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
23 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and held by 1,270 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
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 1,268 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
Native land : sagas of the Indian Americas by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the major Indian civilizations that flourished in North, Central, and South America before the arrival of the Europeans
Ritual of the wind : North American Indian ceremonies, music, and dances by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and French and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legend days by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 949 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
The Sun, he dies : a novel about the end of the Aztec world by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
20 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nanautzin, chief orator of Montezuma, describes Mexico before its conquest by Cortes and evokes the character of Montezuma himself, torn between his dignity as an Aztec leader and his belief in the return of the white god Quetzlcoatl
Arts of the Indian Americas : leaves from the sacred tree by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Myth and sexuality by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and German and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moonsong lullaby by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 843 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
The ceremony of innocence by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 761 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
Many smokes, many moons : a chronology of American Indian history through Indian art by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 660 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 )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 628 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 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words in the blood : contemporary Indian writers of North and South America by Charles Alexander Eastman ( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I wear the morning star by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 577 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 between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries there was little Indian painting to be seen in the white man's world. All forms of Indian culture were discouraged and stamped out as impediments to the process of stripping the Indians of their Indianness. Indian assimilation was not very successful and in 1934 under a partial reversal of government policy, an amazing outpouring of Indian painting began to surface
The mythology of transgression : homosexuality as metaphor by Jamake Highwater ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 504 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 481 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 identity Marks, J

Highwater, Jamake Mamake
Highwater, Mamake.
Marks, J.
Marks, Jack.
ハイウォーター, ジュマーク
Languages
English (171)
Spanish (4)
German (4)
French (1)
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