Turtle Island

Author: Gary Snyder
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811205467
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Turtle Island from the Author: Gary Snyder. These Pulitzer Prize-winning poems and essays by the author of No Nature range from the lucid, lyrical, and mystical to the political. All, however, share a common vision: a rediscovery of North America and the ways by which we might become true natives of the land for the first time.

Turtle Island

Author: Yellowhorn
Publisher: Annick Press
ISBN: 9781554519439
Size: 17.46 MB
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Turtle Island from the Author: Yellowhorn. Discover the amazing story of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas from the end of the Ice Age to the arrival of the Europeans.

Turtle Island

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Publisher: Margaret K McElderry
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Turtle Island from the Author: . A collection of twenty tales from the different tribes that are part of the Algonquian peoples who lived from the Middle Atlantic States up through eastern Canada.

Turtle Island

Author: Kevin Sherry
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698179226
Size: 68.68 MB
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Turtle Island from the Author: Kevin Sherry. From the award-winning creator of I'M THE BIGGEST THING IN THE OCEAN comes an inspiring tale of friendship and belonging that's perfect for fans of THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE, OWEN AND MZEE, and Oliver Jeffers's LOST AND FOUND. Turtle is big. But the ocean is bigger. And Turtle is all alone. Until four shipwrecked folks--a bear, an owl, a frog, and a cat--climb to safety on his shell. Before long, they're fast friends, and the sea doesn't seem so vast anymore. But when Frog confides that he misses his family, Turtle doesn't understand. Isn't he their family? And when the group decides to sail for home, will Turtle be left behind? Never fear--a surprise on the horizon promises friends, family, and a home at last. Uplifting and heartfelt, this is a book about the power of friendship and making a home of one's own.

Cherokee Stories Of The Turtle Island Liars Club

Author: Christopher B. Teuton
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807837490
Size: 58.20 MB
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Cherokee Stories Of The Turtle Island Liars Club from the Author: Christopher B. Teuton. Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars' Club paints a vivid, fascinating portrait of a community deeply grounded in tradition and dynamically engaged in the present. A collection of forty interwoven stories, conversations, and teachings about Western Cherokee life, beliefs, and the art of storytelling, the book orchestrates a multilayered conversation between a group of honored Cherokee elders, storytellers, and knowledge-keepers and the communities their stories touch. Collaborating with Hastings Shade, Sammy Still, Sequoyah Guess, and Woody Hansen, Cherokee scholar Christopher B. Teuton has assembled the first collection of traditional and contemporary Western Cherokee stories published in over forty years. Not simply a compilation, Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars' Club explores the art of Cherokee storytelling, or as it is known in the Cherokee language, gagoga (gah-goh-ga), literally translated as "he or she is lying." The book reveals how the members of the Liars' Club understand the power and purposes of oral traditional stories and how these stories articulate Cherokee tradition, or "teachings," which the storytellers claim are fundamental to a construction of Cherokee selfhood and cultural belonging. Four of the stories are presented in both English and Cherokee.

Social Issues In Contemporary Native America

Author: Hilary N. Weaver
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317053885
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Social Issues In Contemporary Native America from the Author: Hilary N. Weaver. Hilary Weaver has drawn together leading Native American social workers, researchers, and academics to provide current information on a variety of social issues related to Native American children, families, and reservations both in the USA and in Canada. Divided into four major sections, each containing an introduction, this book places the historical foundations of Native American social work in context in order to fully provide the reader with a comprehensive survey on various aspects of working with Native American families; community health and wellness; and community revitalization and decolonization. This groundbreaking volume should be read by both educators and students in social work and other helping professions in the USA and Canada as well as all human service professionals working with Native Americans.

Notes From The Center Of Turtle Island

Author: Duane Champagne
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759120037
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Notes From The Center Of Turtle Island from the Author: Duane Champagne. Duane Champagne has been presenting a series of comments on Indian policy, history, and culture since October 2006 in the newspaper Indian Country Today. This book provides a compilation of many of these editorials, plus two chapters not previously published. The contemplative writing by this well-respected scholar are comments and thoughts on a variety of issues that have arisen in his academic work and the classroom, but mainly through his direct contact and work with tribal communities. The purpose of these thought-provoking editorials is to create discussion about the issues that confront indigenous peoples and to educate a broad audience about the complexities of American Indian issues. Students, policy makers, and all people interested in American Indian or indigenous people's issues will find this book to be an interesting and stimulating read.

Turtle Island

Author: Sergio Ghione
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312310950
Size: 46.69 MB
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Turtle Island from the Author: Sergio Ghione. A profile of Ascension Island traces its history since its 1501 discovery by the Portuguese, citing its relevance in twentieth-century warfare as well as its offerings as a unique tourist site of volcanic rock, feral donkeys, and tradition-steeped attractions. 15,000 first printing.

A Tree On Turtle Island

Author: Sheila Seclearr
Publisher: PageFree Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781589610163
Size: 48.51 MB
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A Tree On Turtle Island from the Author: Sheila Seclearr. Two modern travelers in Pennsylvania uncover a centuries-old crime mystically via a Native American artifact. It provides a window to the historical period prior to the Revolution when Americans decided what ?union? meant to them. In a tale of visionary fiction, the aftermath of terrorist attacks is juxtaposed with life in a historical multi-national Indian village where Maggie, a blacksmith's wife, witnessed backwoods treaty councils as well as deep tears in the first fabric of America.

Turtle Island

Author: Karel ?eho?
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 110591707X
Size: 56.40 MB
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Turtle Island from the Author: Karel ?eho?.