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Native heritage : personal accounts by American Indians, 1790 to the present

Author: Arlene B Hirschfelder
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Here are over 120 authentic narratives - by Iroquois, Lakota, Apache, Navajo, Fox, Cheyenne, Hopi, Chippewa, Crow, Eskimo, Blackfeet, Pawnee, & other tribal voices - from community & political leaders to storytellers & well-known writers. This powerful assemblage is drawn from written & oral histories, Indian autobiographies, & newspapers, government transcripts, out-of-print journals, & many other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographie 1790-1995
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Native heritage.
New York : Macmillan, ©1995
(OCoLC)609230412
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene B Hirschfelder
ISBN: 0028604121 9780028604121 0028600908 9780028600901
OCLC Number: 31434236
Description: xxii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Family: --
Hidatsa kinship / Maxidiwiac --
Playing family / Neil Buck --
Without the family we are nothing / Tom Johnson --
Kinship was the all-important matter / Ella Deloria --
Tiospayes: Lakota relatives / Vivian One Feather --
Hopi clans / Emorty Sekaquaptewa --
Traditional Indian family values / Arthur L McDonald --
Family is a matter of clan membership / Paula Gunn Allen --
I was taught by my mother / Sarah Tutube --
There is strength in the family / Ed Edmo --
We went to live with grandma / Ardith Morrow --
Land And Its Resources: --
There is no place like crow country / Arapooish --
Maple sugaring / Charles A Eastman --
Laws of the fish dam / Lucy Thompson --
Water is as precious as food / Don C Talayesva --
Sheep are the highlights of creation / Buck Austin --
Corn: the staff of life / Helen Sekaquaptewa --
Pueblos rely on deer / Victor Sarracino --
Whale hunting season / Helen Slwooko Carius --
Fire and water / Reuben Snake, Jr --
My people never killed a tree unnecessarily / Dave Elliot --
They're taught not to waste anything / Moses Cruikshank --
Spirituality and the environment / Ruby Dunstan --
Water is the giver of life / Louis H Dick Jr --
Ensoulment of nature / Gregory A Cajete --
Language: --
Ojibway language / Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh --
In our language there I no profanity / James Kaywaykla --
Mesquakie language / Don Wanatee and Mrs Brown --
Teaching his language back to his tribe / Peter Webster --
Origin of sign language / Percy Bullchild --
Language is life / Simon Ortiz --
Power and beauty of language / N Scott Momaday --
Ogwehowe:ka:? Language / Ogweho:weh people --
Spoken word is revered / Anna Lee Walters --
My Algonquin vocabulary / Deborah Decontie --
We must encourage the use of our language / Lydia Whirlwind Soldier --
Hupa language immersion camp / Jill Sherman Fletcher / Native Education: --
Teaching the children / Hendrick Aupaumut --
Your will make your own possession / Anonymous --
I tried to be like my mother / Pretty Shield --
Playing wickiup / Anna Price --
Play potlatches / Charles James Nowell --
Learning through listening / Wilfred Pelletier --
Trained by an expert / Alexander Saluskin --
Making pima baskets / Anna Moore Shaw --
Through these stories we learned many things / Ernest Benedict --
Old ways teach us / Terry Tafoya --
Traditional training / John Thomas --
Indian ways / Jennie Weyaus --
Dear wunneanatsu / Trudie Lamb-Richmond --
Education: a lifelong process / Leona Okakok --
Knowledge is not available to just anyone / Ann Renker --
Beadwork: passing on Tuscarora culture / Mary Annette Clause --
American Indian magnet school / Cornel Pewewardy --
Traditional Storytelling: --
Ojibway legends / Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh --
Telling stories / Chief Elias Johnson --
Seneca storytelling traditions / Arthur Caswell Parker --
Telling the story straight through / Anna Price --
My father told us the stories / Maria Chona --
Uncle and aunt, tell us stories / Chris --
Each story was a sacred thing / Asa Daklugie --
Cheyenne stories / John Stands In Timer --
Stories have a life of their own / Leslie Marmon Silko --
Stories were told in the wintertime / Sadie Brower Neakok --
Now, you tell a story! / Helen Swan Ward --
Retelling Navajo stories / Luci Tapahonso --
Coyote stories / Janet Campbell Hale --
Her stories taught us a lesson / Wilma Mankiller --
Traditions: --
National dance / Black Hawk --
It is a disgrace to tell a lie / Chief Joseph --
Council-tent is our congress / Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins --
Baby has his ears pierced / Louis Simpson --
Rules of polite behavior / Luther Standing Bear --
Messengers / Jeff Jones --
Assiniboines twelve-moon calendar / James Larpenteur Long --
We counted time by sleeps / Carl Sweezy --
Eskimo moon names / Nuligak --
Tattooing and nose piercing / Delfina Cuero --
They give away / Myrtle Lincoln --
Avoiding in-laws / Belle Highwalking --
Male and female relatives / John (Fire) Lame Deer --
Museum of the plains white person / Rayna Green --
Going to TP (trading post) / Marvin Cook --
We were a sharing people / Ignatia Broker --
Potlatches / Lorraine (Felix) Titus --
Traditional Indian sports / Joseph B Oxendine --
Contemporary potlatches / Mark Tucker --
Indian humor / Joseph Medicine --
Powwows / Martha Kreipe De Montano --
Worship: --
Sacred bundles / Wolf-Chief --
Number four and the circle / Tyon --
Puberty fast / Captain John V Satterlee --
Spiritual training / Mourning Dove (Christine Quintasket) --
Bread dance / Thomas Wildcat Alford --
Lonewis / Yoimut --
Dine's rituals / Irene Stewart --
Crow sun dance / John Cummings --
Medicine man / John (Fire) Lame Deer --
Oneness: worship and lifestyle / Barney Old Coyote --
First salmon ceremony / Andy Fernando --
Baskets are like jewels / Julian Lang --
Sweat lodge ceremony / Linda Hogan --
Indian healing arts / Joseph Medicine Crow --
Pueblos have no word for religion / Joe S Sando --
Discrimination: --
Iroquois are not savages / Chief Elias Johnson --
Seven stolen rights / Arthur Caswell Parker --
They told us that Indian ways were bad / Tulto --
School is the enemy / William Penseno --
Too many scientist, not enough chiefs / Howard Rock --
Too many children's books / Mary Gloyne Byler --
Slum ta / Charlene Teters --
Native Americans and anthropology / Bea Medicine --
Eskimos will always be different / Jeannie Blatchford Greene --
School was a painful experience / Joseph H Suina --
Don't stare at people / Ian Star comes out --
New teacher / James R Gooden --
Mainstream press and Indian country / Tim Giago --
Bona fide religious ceremony / Woody Kipp --
K-Mart's weekend special: Indian spirituality / Trudie Lamb-Richmond --
Her remark offended me / Amera Ignacio --
Hollywood has not changed / Beverly Singer --
Selected resources --
Acknowledgments --
Recommended readings --
Index.
Other Titles: Personal accounts by American Indians, 1790 to the present
Responsibility: edited by Arlene Hirschfelder ; foreword by Jeffrey L. Hamley.

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This compelling anthology spans 200 years and all facets of Indian life and culture, more than 120 evocative first-person narratives by native peoples from the Iroquois to the Inuit. 22 photos.  Read more...

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