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Star songs and water spirits : a Great Lakes native reader /

Overview: Offering insight into the arts of Great Lakes Native nations, this collection of stories, songs, poetry, speeches, autobiographies, and fiction, spans the centuries from deep past to the present. Elders, war chiefs, religious leaders, and contemporary artists share stories of the... Full description

Other Authors: Brehm, Victoria, 1947-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Tustin, MI : Lancaster : Ladyslipper ; 2011
Gazelle [distributor],
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: Diaspora, Claudine Sioui, Huron-Wendat -- Great Lakes Native Literatures -- Winter -- Origin of the world -- Sacred heroes -- Tricking one -- Turtle -- Red horn -- Lacrosse -- Prophets of renewal -- Hiawatha -- Handsome lake -- Seventh fire / Lone Wolf -- Winter stars -- Winter creatures -- Spring -- Spring harvests -- Fish -- Tobacco -- Spring stars -- Spring ceremony and belief -- Love and marriage -- Children and families -- Summer -- Spirits of the waters and the sky -- Thunder spirits -- Underwater spirits -- Summer stars and sky beings -- Visions -- Summer/Fall harvests -- Corn and its sisters -- Wild rice -- Fall -- Fall harvests -- Animals: our elder brothers -- Hunting -- Education -- War -- Sevens years' war in America (French and Indian War) -- War of 1812 -- Black Hawk War -- Long battle -- Fall stars and celebrations -- Winter solstice -- Dead feasts and ghost suppers -- Thanksgiving -- Christmas -- Chronology -- Pronunciation guide -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Literature index -- Index.
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