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- From Perma Red. Earling, Debra // Ploughshares;Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p15
Presents an excerpt from an extended piece of fiction about the interface of white, western civilization with the indigenous plains Indians of North America, its consequences for both races, and its ramifications for future generations.
- Flight. Alexie, Sherman // Ploughshares;Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p38
Presents a short story by Sherman Alexie about the melancholy mental meanderings of a soused North American Indian living on a reservation who pines for his Missing-in-Action-in-Vietnam military pilot brother.
- Ponies gathering in the dark. Endrezze, Anita // Ploughshares;Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p51
Presents an excerpt from a novel in progress by Anita Endrezze employing a stream of consciousness technique about a North American plains Indian medicine man who builds a sweat lodge in the forest, hallucinates in it in search of a cure to save his people, but sadly dies in the process.
- Empowerment through "Retroactive Prophecy" in D'Arcy McNickle's "Runner in the Sun: A Story of Indian Maize," James Welch's "Fools Crow," and Leslie Marmon Silko's "Ceremony." Burlingame, Lori // American Indian Quarterly;Winter2000, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1
Discusses the use of retroactive prophecy as a vehicle for cultural commentary and Native empowerment in contemporary Native American novels like "Runner in the Sun: A Story of Indian Maze," "Fools Crow," and "Ceremony." Instances of prophecy in Native history; Plot of the novels; Depiction of...
- Telling about bear in N. Scott Momaday's The Ancient Child. Rekow, Alec // Wicazo Sa Review;Spring97, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p149
Discusses the book `The Ancient Child,' by N. Scott Momaday, an Indian from North America. Symbolism of the bear in literature; Ritual and linguistic responses in European prehistory and traditional oral literature; Grizzly bear as literary device in Iowa, Plains and Athapaskan mythologies;...
- Why no Iroquois fiction? Wojcik, Jan // Wicazo Sa Review;Spring97, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p205
Examines the absence of published fiction or realistic narratives from the Iroquois Indians of North America. Literary contributions of Native Americans; Elements and varieties of Native American literature; Publication of journals, newspapers and collections of myths and legends; Speculations...
- `We think in terms of what is fair': Justice versus `just compensation' in Elizabeth Cook-Lynn's... Stripes, James // Wicazo Sa Review;Spring97, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p165
Focuses on the book `From the River's Edge,' by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn. Cook-Lynn's articulations of how indigenous literatures need to be read; Summary of historical revisions affecting the outcome of `United States v. Sioux Nation'; Critique of paternalism; Reconsideration of struggle for Black...
- Tales from the pit house. Nahirny, Jane // British Columbia Magazine;Winter2008, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p14
The article offers information on the "Winter Tales in the Pit House" storytelling event at the Sto:lo Nation's XÃ¡:ytem Longhouse Interpretive Centre in Mission, British Columbia in January 2009. The First Nations storytellers will share tales inside one of two pit houses at the site. Centre...
- A Real-Live Brunette Author and Her Equally Compelling Story. Smith, Cynthia Leitich // Read;11/16/2007, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p23
The article presents an interview with children's author Cynthia Leitich Smith. Smith is the author of several Native American-themed works of fiction, including "Rain is Not My Indian Name." She discusses how she acquires the inspiration for her stories. She comments on her Indian heritage....