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Dawnland Voices : An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from New England
by Siobhan Senier and Jaime Battiste and Juana Perley and Donald Soctomah


Overview - Dawnland Voices calls attention to the little-known but extraordinarily rich literary traditions of New England's Native Americans. This pathbreaking anthology includes both classic and contemporary literary works from ten New England indigenous nations: the Abenaki, Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Schaghticoke, and Wampanoag.  Read more...

 
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More About Dawnland Voices by Siobhan Senier; Jaime Battiste; Juana Perley; Donald Soctomah
 
 
 
Overview
Dawnland Voices calls attention to the little-known but extraordinarily rich literary traditions of New England's Native Americans. This pathbreaking anthology includes both classic and contemporary literary works from ten New England indigenous nations: the Abenaki, Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Schaghticoke, and Wampanoag.
Through literary collaboration and recovery, Siobhan Senier and Native tribal historians and scholars have crafted a unique volume covering a variety of genres and historical periods. From the earliest petroglyphs and petitions to contemporary stories and hip-hop poetry, this volume highlights the diversity and strength of New England Native literary traditions. Dawnland Voices introduces readers to the compelling and unique literary heritage in New England, banishing the misconception that "real" Indians and their traditions vanished from that region centuries ago.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780803246867
  • ISBN-10: 0803246862
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 716
  • Dimensions: 9.13 x 6.01 x 1.69 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.14 pounds


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Books > Literary Collections > Native American
Books > History > United States - State & Local - New England
Books > Literary Criticism > American - General

 
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