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1. Native Voices   

1. Native Voices

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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Allen, Paula Gunn. The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions. Boston: Beacon Press, 1992.

Babcock, Barbara A., Guy Monthan, and Doris Monthan. The Pueblo Storyteller: Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1986.

Deloria, Vine Jr. God Is Red: A Native View of Religion. 2nd ed. Golden: Fulcrum Publishing, 1992.

Faris, James C. The Nightway: A History and a History of Documentation of a Navajo Ceremonial. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1990.

Gabriel, Kathryn. Gambler Way: Indian Gaming in Mythology, History, and Archaeology in North America. Boulder: Johnson Books, 1996.

Harjo, Joy, and Gloria Bird, eds. Reinventing the Enemy's Language: Contemporary Native Women's Writings of North America. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1997.

Hynes, Williams J., and William G. Doty, eds. Mythical Trickster Figures: Contours, Contexts, and Criticisms. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1993.

Sarris, Greg. Keeping Slug Woman Alive: A Holistic Approach to American Indian Texts. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993.

Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream. Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.

Schlick, Mary Dodds. Columbia River Basketry: Gifts of the Ancestors, Gifts of the Earth. Seattle: U of Washington P, 1994.

Schubnell, Matthias, ed. Conversations with N. Scott Momaday. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1997.

Swann, Brian, ed. Smoothing the Ground: Essays on Native American Oral Literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 1983.

Vecsey, Christopher. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1983.

Further Resources
American Indian Music of the Southwest. Folkways Records, 1951.

Bates, Sara (curator), Jolene Rickard, and Paul Chaat Smith. Indian Humor: American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco: American Indian Contemporary Arts, 1995.

Horse Capture, Joseph D., and George P. Horse Capture. Beauty, Honor and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2001.

Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story. Directed by Michael Apted. Miramax Films, 1992.

Leslie Marmon Silko: A Film By Matteo Bellinelli. TSI Swiss Television, 2000.

Lovett, John R. Jr., and Donald L. DeWitt. Guide to Native American Ledger Drawings and Pictographs in United States Museums, Libraries, and Archives. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Moffitt, John F., and Santiago Sebastián. O Brave New People: The European Invention of the American Indian. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1996.

Monroe, Dan L., et al. (curators). Gifts of the Spirit: Works by Nineteenth-Century and Contemporary Native American Artists. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1996.

Phillips, Ruth B. Trading Identities: The Souvenir in Native North American Art from the Northeast, 1700-1900. Seattle: U of Washington P, 1998.

Rushing, W. Jackson III, ed. Native American Art in the Twentieth Century: Makers, Meanings, Histories. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Winds of Change. A Matter of Promises. Narrated by N. Scott Momaday. Wisconsin Public Television. PBS Video, 1990.

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