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Earthdivers : tribal narratives on mixed descent

Author: Gerald Robert Vizenor
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In traditional tribal creation myths, the earthdiver brings up dirt form the primal water to form the earth.... Now they dive in unknown urban areas connecting dreams to earth in the same way that these stories connect metaphor to realities."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Robert Vizenor
ISBN: 0816610487 9780816610488
OCLC Number: 7586630
Description: xxii, 191 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Gerald Vizenor ; with illustrations by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith.

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"In traditional tribal creation myths, the earthdiver brings up dirt form the primal water to form the earth.... Now they dive in unknown urban areas connecting dreams to earth in the same way that these stories connect metaphor to realities."--Jacket.

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