Native Literatures of the Americas and Indigenous World Literatures

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  1. Xurt'an
    Xurt’an (the end of the world) showcases the rich storytelling traditions of the northern Lacandones of Naha’ through a collection of traditional narratives, songs, and ritual speech. Formerly isolated in the dense,... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
  2. When Dream Bear Sings
    Although the canon of nineteenth-century Native American writers represents rich literary expression, it derives generally from a New England perspective. Equally rich and rare poetry, songs, and storytelling were produced farther... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £65.00
    PDF | £62.00
  3. A Listening Wind
    A Listening Wind, a collection of translated original texts and commentary edited by Marcia Haag, highlights the large array of Indigenous linguistic and cultural groups of the U.S. Southeast. A whole range of genres and selected... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2016
    Hardback | £60.00
  4. The Complete Seymour
    Peter J. Seymour was a Salish storyteller. He carried forward earlier tales of elders along with his own experiences as fewer and fewer native speakers were sharing the Colville-Okanagan language and oral literature. To thwart... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2015
    Hardback | £65.00
  5. Sky Loom
    Sky Loom offers a dazzling introduction to Native American myths, stories, and songs drawn from previous collections by acclaimed translator and poet Brian Swann. With a general introduction by Swann, Sky Loom is a stunning collection... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2014
    Paperback | £34.00
    PDF | £33.00
  6. Inside Dazzling Mountains
    Inside Dazzling Mountains provides fresh new translations of Native oral literatures of the Southwest, a region of vital and varied cultures and languages. The collection features songs, stories, chants, and orations from the... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2013
    Paperback | £56.00
    PDF | £54.00
  7. Pitch Woman and Other Stories
    The rich oral traditions of the Athabaskan Indians from southwestern Oregon are showcased in these pages for the first time. This volume features vivid and humorous tales of familiar Tricksters: Coyote, known for his unusual sexual... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2012
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Born in the Blood
    Since Europeans first encountered Native Americans, problems relating to language and text translation have been an issue. Translators needed to create the tools for translation, such as dictionaries, still a difficult undertaking... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2011
    Paperback | £39.00
  9. Salish Myths and Legends
    The rich storytelling traditions of Salish-speaking peoples in the Pacific Northwest of North America are showcased in this anthology of story, legend, song, and oratory. From the Bitterroot Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, Salish-speaking... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2008
    Paperback | £24.99
    PDF | £23.99
  10. Algonquian Spirit
    When Europeans first arrived on this continent, Algonquian languages were spoken from the northeastern seaboard through the Great Lakes region, across much of Canada, and even in scattered communities of the American West. The... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2005
    Paperback | £28.99