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Star songs and water spirits : a Great Lakes native reader / edited by Victoria Brehm.

Contributor(s): Brehm, Victoria, 1947-
Publisher: Tustin, Mich. : Lancaster : Ladyslipper ; Gazelle [distributor], 2011Edition: 1st edDescription: xii, 524 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780984334001 (pbk.); 0984334009 (pbk.)Subject(s): Folk literature, Indian -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Translations into English | Folk literature, American | American literature -- Indian authors | Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Folklore | Native Americans -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Literary collections | Native Americans -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Folklore | American literature -- Native American authorsDDC classification: 398.208997077 LOC classification: PM157 | .S73 2011
Partial contents:
Great Lakes native literatures -- Winter. The origin of the world ; Sacred heroes ; Prophets of renewal -- Spring. Spring harvests ; Spring stars ; Spring ceremony and belief ; Love and marriage ; Children and families -- Summer. Spirits of the waters and the sky ; Summer stars and sky beings ; Visions ; Summer/Fall harvests -- Fall. Fall harvests ; Animals: our elder brothers ; Education ; War ; Fall stars and celebrations.
Summary: Presents a collection of folklore, poetry, speeches, songs, fiction, personal narratives, essays, and non-fiction prose by members of the Great Lakes Native nations.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 500-506) and index.

Presents a collection of folklore, poetry, speeches, songs, fiction, personal narratives, essays, and non-fiction prose by members of the Great Lakes Native nations.

Great Lakes native literatures -- Winter. The origin of the world ; Sacred heroes ; Prophets of renewal -- Spring. Spring harvests ; Spring stars ; Spring ceremony and belief ; Love and marriage ; Children and families -- Summer. Spirits of the waters and the sky ; Summer stars and sky beings ; Visions ; Summer/Fall harvests -- Fall. Fall harvests ; Animals: our elder brothers ; Education ; War ; Fall stars and celebrations.

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