Shaking the Pumpkin: Traditional Poetry of the Indian North Americas

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Jerome Rothenberg
University of New Mexico Press, 1986 - Poetry - 423 pages
'This book represents a major effort to bring Amerindian poetry to the reader in such a way that the total poetry, the dance, the vowel changes, the pauses, the movement, the interaction between speaker and audience is made evident...' -John Demos, Library Journal

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Contents

what the informant said to Franz Boas in 1920 Keresan
3
The Artist Aztec
10
A FIRST SERVICE
39
A SECOND SERVICE
117
Dream Event I Iroquois
149
Gift Event Kwakiutl
155
Vision Event I Eskimo
161
Sixtysix Poems for a Blackfoot Bundle
173
Zuni Derivations
249
Muus Way or Pictures from the Uterine World Cuna
256
ENOCH HOAG A Moon Peyote Altar Caddo
262
SoundPoem No 1 Navajo
279
Tepehua ThoughtSongs
287
The 12th Horse Song of Frank Mitchell Navajo
294
35
337
A Breakdown by Region Tribe
345

A Dispute Between Women Eskimo
184
A THIRD SERVICE
209
The Tablet of the 96 Hieroglyphs Maya
241
POSTFACE
423
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