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NATIVE MOONS, NATIVE DAYS By Carol Willette Bachofner
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“Our words are a clearing, a place for fire,” writes Carol Bachofner, in perhaps her finest book of poems yet. Her words are always affecting, vivid, numinous. Here, too, they are the... More > words of her Native relatives and ancestors. Clearing a space for Abenaki place names, food terms, and exhortations to gather together, Bachofner tends a poetic fire that joins her to such tribal luminaries as Joseph Bruchac, Cheryl Savageau, and Joseph Laurent. Siobhan Senier, Associate Professor of English Faculty Fellow, Sustainability Academy University of New Hampshire What a gift to read Carol Bachofner's poetry, full of words and phrases from her native Abenaki language that make us long for a kinder world, a world that shows us the possibilities of turning away from the face paints of war — red and black — and opt instead for yellow, the color of peace. Very good poems, indeed. Alice M. Azure Along Came a Spider, Games of Transformation< Less
DREAMING AGAIN: ALGONKIAN POETRY By Margaret Bruchac
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Margaret M. Bruchac is a scholar, writer, and storyteller of Abenaki, English, and Slovak descent. This is her first published book of verse. Some pieces were inspired by historical research for... More > Historic Deerfield, Old Sturbridge Village, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, and other museums. As a musician, she also performs traditional and contemporary Algonkian Indian songs and stories with her family. Dr. Bruchac is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of Native American and Indigenous Studies at the University of Connecticut at Avery Point. Her academic publications include Indigenous Archaeologies: A Reader in Decolonization, and articles in the Historical Journal of Massachusetts and Museum Anthropology, among other venues. As the 2011-2012 recipient of both a Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship and the Katrin H. Lamon Fellowship, Bruchac is presently in residence at the School for Advanced Research, completing a book manuscript for the University of Arizona Press.< Less
Mosbas and the Magic Flute By Jesse Bruchac
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A lesson story for all ages. Mosbas was far too shy to speak to girls. When he is given a magic flute, he finds its power too much to control and is eventually changed forever.
When No One is Looking By Carol Dana
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A beautiful collection of over 40 powerful poems by Carol Dana a Penobscot of Indian Island Maine. Included are reflections of the land, culture, language and life in the late 20th century.
20th Century PowWow Playland By Mihku Paul
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Historian, visual artist and poet rolled into one, Mihku Paul tells lively stories of Maliseet heroes throughout the millennia; vividly maps a territory encompassing old canoe routes and... More > aunties’ work tables; and sings in every register from the mythic to the modern. This beautiful chapbook lights up the Native presence that has always permeated Maine and the Maritimes. Paul joins the ranks of other important Wabanaki poets--Alice Azure, Carol Bachofner, Joseph Bruchac, Carol Dana, and Cheryl Savageau—dedicated to preserving and updating their literary traditions. - Siobhan Senier, University of New Hampshire< Less
Mosbas and the Magic Flute By Jesse Bruchac
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A lesson story for all ages. Mosbas was far too shy to speak to girls. When he is given a magic flute, he finds its power too much to control and is eventually changed forever.
The First Council Fire By Joseph Joubert
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A story retold from the memory of the author, written first in his native language of Abenaki and later translated into English, The First Council Fire offers readers a better understanding of... More > Western Abenaki mythology while simultaneously acting as an incredible tool for students of the language. Few traditional stories from the Saint Francis Abenaki have ever been recorded. Joubert takes us back to the earliest times, when man knew nothing of law, and the world was still just taking shape. Great beasts and widespread warfare are overcome by the wisdom and respect of the elders.< Less
The First Council Fire By Joseph Joubert
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A story retold from the memory of the author, written first in his native language of Abenaki and later translated into English, The First Council Fire offers readers a better understanding of... More > Western Abenaki mythology while simultaneously acting as an incredible tool for students of the language. Few traditional stories from the Saint Francis Abenaki have ever been recorded. Joubert takes us back to the earliest times, when man knew nothing of law, and the world was still just taking shape. Great beasts and widespread warfare are overcome by the wisdom and respect of the elders.< Less
L8dwaw8gan wji Abaznodakaw8gan By Jesse Bruchac
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The language of the Abenaki Indian people of New England is among the most endangered on the planet. This book is a result of ongoing revitalization efforts. The focus is on the art of basketry and... More > it contains terms, sentences and conjugation charts revolving around this art.< Less
L8dwaw8gan wji Abaznodakaw8gan By Jesse Bruchac
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The language of the Abenaki Indian people of New England is among the most endangered on the planet. This book is a result of ongoing revitalization efforts. The focus is on the art of basketry and... More > it contains terms, sentences and conjugation charts revolving around this art.< Less

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