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The Resource The sacred hoop : recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions, Paula Gunn Allen

The sacred hoop : recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions, Paula Gunn Allen

Label
The sacred hoop : recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions
Title
The sacred hoop
Title remainder
recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions
Statement of responsibility
Paula Gunn Allen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This pioneering work documents the continuing vitality of the American Indian tradition and of women's leadership within that tradition. In her new preface to this edition, Allen reflects on the remarkable resurgence of American Indian pride and culture in recent times
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
970.004/97/0088042
Index
index present
LC call number
E98.W8
LC item number
A44 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The sacred hoop : recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions, Paula Gunn Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The ways of our grandmothers. Grandmother of the sun : ritual gynocracy in Native America -- When women throw down bundles : strong women make strong nations -- Where I come from is like this -- Pt. 2. The word warriors. The sacred hoop : a contemporary perspective -- Whose dream is it anyway? : remythologizing and self-definition in contemporary American Indian fiction -- Something sacred is going on out there : myth and vision in American Indian literature -- The feminine landscape of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony -- A stranger in my own life : alienation in American Indian poetry and prose -- The ceremonial motion of Indian time : long ago, so far -- Answering the deer : genocide and continuance in the poetry of American Indian women -- This wilderness in my blood : spiritual foundations of the poetry of five American Indian women -- Pt. 3. Pushing up the sky. Angry women are building : issues and struggles facing American Indian women today -- How the West was really won -- Who is your mother? : Red roots of White feminism -- Kochinnenako in academe : three approaches to interpreting a Keres Indian tale -- Hwame, Koshkalaka, and the rest : lesbians in American Indian cultures -- Stealing the thunder : future visions for American Indian women, tribes, and literary studies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 311 pages
Isbn
9780807046005
Lccn
85047950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm12370421
Label
The sacred hoop : recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions, Paula Gunn Allen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The ways of our grandmothers. Grandmother of the sun : ritual gynocracy in Native America -- When women throw down bundles : strong women make strong nations -- Where I come from is like this -- Pt. 2. The word warriors. The sacred hoop : a contemporary perspective -- Whose dream is it anyway? : remythologizing and self-definition in contemporary American Indian fiction -- Something sacred is going on out there : myth and vision in American Indian literature -- The feminine landscape of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony -- A stranger in my own life : alienation in American Indian poetry and prose -- The ceremonial motion of Indian time : long ago, so far -- Answering the deer : genocide and continuance in the poetry of American Indian women -- This wilderness in my blood : spiritual foundations of the poetry of five American Indian women -- Pt. 3. Pushing up the sky. Angry women are building : issues and struggles facing American Indian women today -- How the West was really won -- Who is your mother? : Red roots of White feminism -- Kochinnenako in academe : three approaches to interpreting a Keres Indian tale -- Hwame, Koshkalaka, and the rest : lesbians in American Indian cultures -- Stealing the thunder : future visions for American Indian women, tribes, and literary studies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 311 pages
Isbn
9780807046005
Lccn
85047950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm12370421

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