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Songs From This Earth on Turtle's Back By Joseph Bruchac
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"Fifty-two contributors from more than 35 different Native American nations make up this comprehensive anthology of poetry. A well-made, anthology that should have a wide audience." -... More > Publisher's Weekly "Recommended for large high school libraries as a generous collection of poems by present-day American Indian writes." - Booklist "Essential for subject collections in academic and larger public libraries." - Library Journal< Less
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
THE WHITE MAN'S WAR ELY S. PARKER: IROQUOIS GENERAL By Joseph Bruchac
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Poems by Joseph Bruchac based on the Life of Ely Parker. Ely Samuel Parker (1828 – August 31, 1895), (born Hasanoanda, later known as Donehogawa) was a Seneca attorney, engineer, and tribal... More > diplomat. He was commissioned a lieutenant colonel during the American Civil War, when he served as adjutant to General Ulysses S. Grant. He wrote the final draft of the Confederate surrender terms at Appomattox. Later in his career, Parker rose to the rank of Brevet Brigadier General, one of only two Native Americans to earn a general's rank during the war (the other being Stand Watie, who fought for the Confederacy). President Grant appointed him as Commissioner of Indian Affairs, the first Native American to hold that post.< 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.
Seven Cities and other Journeys By Stephanie Fielding
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These beautiful stories hover on a dreamlike border between fiction and memoir. A woman fleeing a disastrous marriage finds God on a bus to Phoenix; a Mohegan family, scattered as far as Hawaii,... More > reunites on ancestral ground; an elderly men's home is brought to life by the appearance of a mysterious toddler. Stephanie Fielding hails from a long line of spiritually- minded Mohegan authors, as she writes about different cultures, about faith, and always, fundamentally, about love.< Less
Return to Spirit and other Musings By Carol Dana
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A new powerful collection of poems by Penobscot Indian elder Carol Dana from Indian Island Maine.
Be Good By James Bruchac
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Within the pages of BE GOOD author/storyteller James Bruchac recounts one of the most terrifying author visits of his life. A visit that forever changed his views on the power of stories. Having... More > already presented this story to audiences across the country this book represents the first time it has ever been written down. Along with many never before told details readers will also come to understand the great sense of responsibility felt by Mr. Bruchac in spreading the word to all those "not so good kids." If you have ever even thought of being bad you better read this book.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place Names By Henry Masta
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A reprint of Henry Lorne Masta's book first published in 1932. The book contains over a dozen traditional stories told in the Abenaki language and English. It also has a complete grammar and... More > examines many place names with Abenaki origin. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family and is closely related to the Penobscot and Maliseet languages of Maine. There are only a handful of fluent speakers, however efforts are ongoing to preserve this indigenous New England language.< Less
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues By Joseph Laurent
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Featuring a new biography of Joseph Laurent. New familiar Abenakis and English dialogues, the first vocabulary ever published in the Abenakis language, comprising : the Abenakis alphabet, the key to... More > the pronunciaiton and many grammatical explanations, also synoptical illustrations showing the numerous modificaitons of the Abenakis verb, to which is added the etymology of Indian names of certain localities, rivers, lakes, and more the original edition by Jos. Laurent, Abenakis, chief of the Indian village of St. Francis, P.Q. (Sozap Lolô Kizitôgw), 1884< Less