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Changing is not vanishing : a collection of early American Indian poetry to 1930 / edited by Robert Dale Parker
Alternate Title Collection of early American Indian poetry to 1930
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS591.I55 C47 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American poetry -- Indian authors
Indians of North America -- Poetry
Indian poetry -- Translations into English
Physical Description xvi, 438 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-432) and index
Contents The garden of the mind: an introduction to early American Indian poetry -- Poems. Eleazar -- Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (Ojibwe) -- William Walker, Jr. (Wyandot) -- Israel Folsom (Choctaw) -- An Indian (Jesse Bushyhead?) (Cherokee) -- John Rollin Ridge / Yellow Bird (Cherokee) -- Te-con-ees-kee (Cherokee) -- Si-tu-a-kee, Jr. (Cherokee) -- William Penn Boudinot (Cherokee) -- Tso-le-oh-woh (Cherokee) -- C. H. Campbell (Cherokee) -- Former student of the Cherokee Male Seminary (Cherokee) -- Joshua Ross (Cherokee) -- Peter Perkins Pitchlynn (Choctaw) -- John Gunter Lipe (Cherokee) -- Anonymous Cherokee (Cherokee) -- David J. Brown (Cherokee) -- James Harris Guy (Chickasaw) -- John Lynch Adair (Cherokee) -- John Palmer (Chemakum, Skokomish) -- Joseph Lynch Martin (Cherokee) -- Wenonah (Cherokee) -- Hors de Combat (Cherokee) -- Alexander Posey (Creek [Muskogee]) -- William Abbott Thompson (Cherokee) -- Rufus Buck (Yuchi) -- James Roane Gregory (Euchee [Yuchi], Muskogee [Creek]) -- Kingfisher (Cherokee) -- J. C. Duncan (Cherokee) -- Richard C. Adams (Delaware [Lanape]) -- Too-qua-stee / De Witt Clinton Duncan (Cherokee) -- Olivia Ward Bush-Banks (Mantaukett) -- Boarding school poems. Adin C. Gibbs (Delaware [Lenape]) -- Corrinne (Cherokee) -- Lily Lee (Cherokee) -- N. (Cherokee) -- Emma Lowrey Williams (Cherokee) -- Elsie Fuller (Omaha) -- Samuel Sixkiller (Cherokee) -- Melinda Metoxen (Oneida) -- J. William Ettawageshik (Ottawa) -- Anonymous Carlisle student -- Lillian Simons (Mashpee) -- Maude Cooke (Mohawk) and Agnes Hatch (Chippewa) -- Francis L. Verigan (Tlingit) -- Tyler Young (Arapaho) -- Mabel Washbourne Anderson (Cherokee) -- Henry B. Sarcoxie (Delaware [Lenape]) -- Evalyn Callahan Shaw (Creek [Muskogee]) -- Laura Minnie Cornelius (Oneida) -- Hen-toh / Bertrand N. O. Walker (Wyandot) -- Joseph M. La Hay (Cherokee) -- William D. Hodjkiss (Dakota) -- Arthur Caswell Parker (Seneca) -- Irene Campbell Beaulieu (Sioux) -- Carlos Montezuma (Yavapai) -- William J. Kershaw (Menominee) -- Thomas Dewey Slinker (Choctaw) -- James E. Waters / Wild Pigeon (Montaukett, Matinnecock) -- Wanda Short -- Sunhair -- Our Contributor (Anishinaabe?) -- Leta V. Meyers Smart (Omaha) -- Wa Wa Chaw (Payomkowishum, LuiseƱo) -- Ruth Margaret Muskrat (Cherokee) -- Broken Wing Bird -- Blue Feather -- Mrs. Minot Carter (Dakota) -- Alfred C. Gillis (Winnemem Wintu) -- Arsenius Chaleco (Yuma) -- Lynn Riggs (Cherokee) -- D'Arcy McNickle [D'Arcy Dahlberg] (Confederated Salish, Kootenai) -- Ben D. Locke (Choctaw) -- Molly Spotted Elk (Molly Alice Nelson) (Penobscot) -- Winnie Lewis Gravitt (Choctaw) -- Sunshine Rider / Atalie Unkalunt (Cherokee) -- Mary Cornelia Hartshorne (Choctaw) -- Julia Carter Welch (Chickasaw) -- Gust-ah-ya-she (Menominee) -- Stella LeFlore Carter (Chickasaw) -- Elise Seaton (Cherokee, Chickasaw) -- Notable false attributions -- Bibliography of poems by American Indians to 1930 -- Textual notes
Summary "Until now, the study of American Indian literature has tended to concentrate on contemporary writing. Although the field has grown rapidly, early works-especially poetry-remain mostly unknown and inaccessible. Changing Is Not Vanishing reinvents the early history of American Indian literature and the history of American poetry by presenting a vast but forgotten archive of American Indian poems. Through extensive archival research in small-circulation newspapers and magazines, manuscripts, pamphlets, forgotten rare books, and scrapbooks, Robert Dale Parker has uncovered the work of more than 140 early Indian poets who wrote before 1930
Changing Is Not Vanishing includes poems by 82 writers and provides a full bibliography of all the poets Parker has identified-most of them unknown even to specialists in Indian literature. In a wide range of approaches and styles, the poems in this collection address such topics as colonialism and the federal government, land, politics, nature, love, war, Christianity, and racism. With a richly informative introduction and extensive annotation, Changing Is Not Vanishing opens the door to a treasure trove of fascinating, powerful poems that will be required reading for all scholars and readers of American poetry and American Indian literature."--BOOK JACKET
Alternate Author Parker, Robert Dale, 1953-

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