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Product Description: Violence against Indigenous women in Canada is an ongoing crisis, with roots deep in the nation’s colonial history. Despite numerous policies and programs developed to address the issue, Indigenous women continue to be targeted for violence at disproportionate rates...read more

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9781771122399 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Violence against Indigenous women in Canada is an ongoing crisis, with roots deep in the nation’s colonial history.

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Product Description: Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationThe general focus in Lakota oral literary research has been on content rather than process within oral traditions...read more

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9780803284395 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W.

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9780826357274 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $55.00

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Product Description: Activating the Heart is an exploration of storytelling as a tool for knowledge production and sharing to build new connections between people and their histories, environments, and cultural geographies. The collection pays particular attention to the significance of storytelling in Indigenous knowledge frameworks and extends into other ways of knowing in works where scholars have embraced narrative and story as a part of their research approach...read more
By Lisa Szabo-jones (editor)

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9781771122191 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, August 31, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Activating the Heart is an exploration of storytelling as a tool for knowledge production and sharing to build new connections between people and their histories, environments, and cultural geographies.

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Product Description: After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford. He traces the crucial contributions made by the Indians to our federal system of government, our democratic institutions, modern medicine, agriculture, architecture, and ecology, and in this astonishing, ground-breaking book takes a giant step toward recovering a true American history...read more
By Victor Bevine (narrator)

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9781531810702 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: After 500 years, the world's huge debt to the wisdom of the Indians of the Americas has finally been explored in all its vivid drama by anthropologist Jack Weatherford.

Product Description: First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415945875 | Routledge, May 1, 2003, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2003.

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9781138967090 | Routledge, July 31, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: First Published in 2003.

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9780203485903 | Routledge, May 16, 2003, cover price $120.00

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Product Description: This book addresses the intersections between the interdisciplinary realms of Ecocriticism and Indigenous and Native American Studies, and between academic theory and pragmatic eco-activism conducted by multiethnic and indigenous communities...read more
By Joni Adamson (editor)

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9781138902978 | Routledge, August 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book addresses the intersections between the interdisciplinary realms of Ecocriticism and Indigenous and Native American Studies, and between academic theory and pragmatic eco-activism conducted by multiethnic and indigenous communities.

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Product Description: First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415945813 | Routledge, October 1, 2003, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This work approaches Native American literature from within an interdisciplinary framework that complicates traditional notions of literary "origins" and canon.

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9781138982956 | Routledge, April 30, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: First published in 2004.

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Product Description: A major American writer at the turn of this millennium, Leslie Marmon Silko has also been one of the most powerful voices in the flowering of Native American literature since the publication of her 1977 novel Ceremony. This guide, with chapters written by leading scholars of Native American literature, explores Silko's major novels Ceremony, Almanac of the Dead, and Gardens in the Dunes as an entryway into the full body of her work that includes poetry, essays, short fiction, film, photography, and other visual art...read more
By Sarah Graham (editor)

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9781472524515 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: A major American writer at the turn of this millennium, Leslie Marmon Silko has also been one of the most powerful voices in the flowering of Native American literature since the publication of her 1977 novel Ceremony.

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9781472523662 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A major American writer at the turn of this millennium, Leslie Marmon Silko has also been one of the most powerful voices in the flowering of Native American literature since the publication of her 1977 novel Ceremony.

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Product Description: “Sovereignty” is perhaps the most ubiquitous term in American Indian writing today—but its meaning and function are anything but universally understood. This is as it should be, David J. Carlson suggests, for a concept frequently at the center of various—and often competing—claims to authority...read more

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9780806151977 | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, March 8, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “Sovereignty” is perhaps the most ubiquitous term in American Indian writing today—but its meaning and function are anything but universally understood.

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Product Description: This book looks at contemporary Native American and Native Hawaiian environmentally-oriented literature that critically engages with the environmental dimensions of imperialism and colonialism both in the past and in the present. Situated in the fields of Indigenous Studies and postcolonial ecocriticism, it explores how Native American authors N...read more

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9783825365714 | Universitaetsverlag Winter, February 1, 2016, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: This book looks at contemporary Native American and Native Hawaiian environmentally-oriented literature that critically engages with the environmental dimensions of imperialism and colonialism both in the past and in the present.

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Product Description: This multidisciplinary collection of nine previously unpublished essays presents new research in three interlocking domains: tribal history with a special emphasis on Native women in the Southeast, language revitalization efforts and the narrative knowledge inherent in indigenous oral culture, and traditional educational systems in the context of the ongoing colonization of American Indian educational practices and values...read more

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9781433131929 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 28, 2015, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: This multidisciplinary collection of nine previously unpublished essays presents new research in three interlocking domains: tribal history with a special emphasis on Native women in the Southeast, language revitalization efforts and the narrative knowledge inherent in indigenous oral culture, and traditional educational systems in the context of the ongoing colonization of American Indian educational practices and values.

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Product Description: Introduction to Indigenous Literary Criticism in Canada collects 26 seminal critical essays indispensable to our understanding of the rapidly growing field of Indigenous literatures. The texts gathered in this collection, selected after extensive consultation with experts in the field, trace the development of Indigenous literatures while highlighting major trends and themes, including appropriation, stereotyping, language, land, spirituality, orality, colonialism, residential schools, reconciliation, gender, resistance, and ethical scholarship...read more
By Heather Macfarlane (editor) and Armand Garnet Ruffo (editor)

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9781554811830 | Broadview Pr, December 18, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Introduction to Indigenous Literary Criticism in Canada collects 26 seminal critical essays indispensable to our understanding of the rapidly growing field of Indigenous literatures.

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Product Description: In Understanding Louise Erdrich, Seema Kurup offers a comprehensive analysis of this critically acclaimed Native American novelist whose work stands as a testament to the struggle of the Ojibwe people to survive colonization and contemporary reservation life...read more

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9781611176230 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, December 31, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In Understanding Louise Erdrich, Seema Kurup offers a comprehensive analysis of this critically acclaimed Native American novelist whose work stands as a testament to the struggle of the Ojibwe people to survive colonization and contemporary reservation life.

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Product Description: “What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?” Fitzgerald asks this question in her introduction and sets out to answer it in her study of literature and social media by (primarily) Native women who are writing about and often actively protesting against displacement caused both by forced relocation and environmental disaster...read more

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9780826355577 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, March 15, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: “What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?

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9780826352620 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?

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Product Description: This book focuses on the collaborative work between Native women storytellers and their female ethnographers and/or editors, but the book is also about what it is that is constitutive of scientific rigor, factual accuracy, cultural authenticity, and storytelling signification and meaning...read more

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9781498510042 | Lexington Books, November 19, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This book focuses on the collaborative work between Native women storytellers and their female ethnographers and/or editors, but the book is also about what it is that is constitutive of scientific rigor, factual accuracy, cultural authenticity, and storytelling signification and meaning.

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Product Description: In The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures, Mareike Neuhaus uncovers residues of ancestral languages found in Indigenous uses of English. She shows how these remainders ground a reading strategy that enables us to approach Indigenous texts as literature, with its own discursive and rhetorical traditions that underpin its cultural and historical contexts...read more

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9780889773905 | Canadian Plains Research Center, November 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In The Decolonizing Poetics of Indigenous Literatures, Mareike Neuhaus uncovers residues of ancestral languages found in Indigenous uses of English.

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Product Description: "Memory Serves" gathers together the oratories award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period. Revised for publication, the lectures hold the features and style of oratory intrinsic to the Salish people in general and the Sto: lo in particular...read more

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9781926455440 | Newest Pr, November 1, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Memory Serves" gathers together the oratories award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period.

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Product Description: The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension ― historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic ― that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native American literature...read more
By Deborah L. Madsen (editor)

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9781138020603 | Routledge, October 26, 2015, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension ― historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic ― that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native American literature.

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Product Description: Winner, The Early American Literature Book PrizeEthnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas about words that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoples and western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States...read more

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9781479842582 | New York Univ Pr, October 16, 2015, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Winner, The Early American Literature Book PrizeEthnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas about words that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoples and western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States.

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9781479849055 | New York Univ Pr, October 16, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Ethnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas about words that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoples and western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States.

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Product Description: James Welch was one of the central figures in twentieth-century American Indian literature, and The Heartsong of Charging Elk is of particular importance as the culminating novel in his canon. A historical novel, Heartsong follows a Lakota (Sioux) man at the end of the nineteenth century as he travels with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show; is left behind in Marseille, France; and then struggles to overcome many hardships, including a charge for murder...read more
By Arnold Krupat (editor)

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9780803254329 | 1 edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2015), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: James Welch was one of the central figures in twentieth-century American Indian literature, and The Heartsong of Charging Elk is of particular importance as the culminating novel in his canon.

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9780533135004, titled "Sesquicentennial" | Vantage Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $10.95 | also contains Sesquicentennial

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