Native American Songs and Poems: An Anthology

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Courier Corporation, Sep 18, 1996 - Poetry - 56 pages
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Wonderful collection of authentic traditional songs and contemporary Indian verse composed by Seminole, Hopi, Navajo, Pima, Arapaho, Paiute, Nootka, other Indian writers and poets. Topics include nature's beauty and rhythms, themes of tradition and continuity, the Indian in contemporary society, much more.

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I believe I would have enjoyed these more and understood the pictures painted with these words had I either grown up in the culture or spent a very long time learning it from an appropriate teacher. I ... Read full review

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Brian Swann is on the faculty of humanities and social sciences at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. His many works include "Voices from Four Directions: Contemporary Translations of the Native Literatures of North America" and (with Arnold Krupat) "I Tell You Now: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writer"s, both available in Bison Books editions.

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