Shaking the pumpkin: traditional poetry of the Indian North Americas

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Doubleday, 1972 - Poetry - 475 pages
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An excellent discussion of modern trends in cross-cultural literature.

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User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

An astonishing collection of Native American poetry. I might choose this book as my "desert island" pick. It certainly makes the list. My favorite section is devoted to "events". Here are some of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lucas Walker - Goodreads

For it time of publication, largely respectful of the traditions. The problem is, translation choices and commentaries leave a lot of holes and questions. Still, a very diverse collection of material. Read full review

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