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Native America In The Twentieth Century

Author : Mary B. Davis
ISBN : 9781135638542
Genre : History
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Living Sideways

Author : Franchot Ballinger
ISBN : 0806137967
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Native American tricksters can be buffoons, transformers, social critics, teachers, and mediators between human beings, nature, and the gods. A vibrant part of American Indian tradition, the trickster has shown a remarkable ability to adapt into the twenty-first century. In Living Sideways, Franchot Ballinger provides the first full-length study of the diverse roles and dimensions of North American Indian tricksters. While honoring their diversity and complexity, he challenges stereotypical Euro-American treatments of tricksters. Drawing from the most influential scholarship on Native American tricksters, Ballinger shows how many critics have failed to consider both the specifics of trickster stories and their cultural contexts. Each chapter concentrates on a particular aspect of the trickster theme, such as the trickster’s ambiguous personality, the variety of trickster roles, and the trickster’s role as social critic. Ballinger further considers issues of sex, gender, and humor, the use of trickster tales as instructions on social values and community control, and the trickster as an emblem of modern Indian survival. Living Sideways also includes illustrative trickster stories at the end of each chapter, a comprehensive bibliography, and discussion of the literary aspects of tricksters. Examining both the sacred power of tricksters and the stories as literature, Living Sideways is the most thorough book to date on Native American tricksters.

Singing The Songs Of My Ancestors

Author : Linda Goodman
ISBN : 0806134518
Genre : Social Science
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Ever since she was a small child, Helma Swan, the daughter of a Northwest Coast chief, loved and learned the music of her people. As an adult she began to sing, even though traditionally Makah singers had been men. How did such a situation develop? In her own words, Helma Swan tells the unusual story of her life, her music, and how she became a singer. An excellent storyteller, she speaks of both musical and non-musical activities and events. In addition to discussing song ownership and other Makah musical concepts, she describes songs, dances, and potlatch ceremonies; proper care of masks and costumes; and changing views of Native music education. More generally, she speaks of cultural changes that have had profound effects on contemporary Makah life. Drawing on more than twenty years of research and oral history interviews, Linda J. Goodman in Singing the Songs of My Ancestors presents a somewhat different point of view-that of the anthropologist/ethnomusicologist interested in Makah culture and history as well as the changing musical and ceremonial roles of Makah men and women. Her information provides a context for Helma Swan’s stories and songs. Taken together, the two perspectives allow the reader to embark on a vivid and absorbing journey through Makah life, music, and ceremony spanning most of the twentieth century. Studies of American Indian women musicians are rare; this is the first to focus on a Northwest Coast woman who is an outstanding singer and storyteller as well as a conservator of her tribe’s cultural traditions.

The Silicon Valley Of Dreams

Author : David N. Pellow
ISBN : 9780814767092
Genre : Business & Economics
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Looks at the high technology industries of the Silicon Valley, arguing that it provides an illustration of environmental inequality and racism.

Anthropological Resources

Author : Lee S. Dutton
ISBN : 9781134818938
Genre : Performing Arts
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Resources In Education

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ISBN : PSU:000068698133
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Subject Encyclopedias User Guide Review Citations

Author : Allan Mirwis
ISBN : 157356298X
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.

Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries

Author : Scott Kennedy
ISBN : 0838934684
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for those academic and public libraries that can't buy everything but want the best for their patrons

Guide To Reference Materials For School Library Media Centers

Author : Barbara Ripp Safford
ISBN : 1563085453
Genre : Education
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Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.

American Reference Books Annual 1995

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : 1563081784
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