The Portable North American Indian Reader (Paperback)

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The Portable North American Indian Reader compiles myths, tales, poetry, and oratory from the Iroquois, Cherokee, Winnebago, Sioux, Blackfeet, Hopi, and many other tribes. In addition, Frederick Turner includes a number of “culture contact” selections—explorers’ accounts, captives’ narratives, and Indian autobiographies—as well as a section on the conflicting popular images of the Indian in white literature and, finally, contemporary reassessments by such writers as Luther Standing Bear, N. Scott Momaday, Vine Deloria, Jr., James Welch, Simon Ortiz, and Gary Snyder.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780140150773
ISBN-10: 0140150773
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: October 27th, 1977
Pages: 640
Language: English
Series: Viking Portable Library