Literature of the American Indian

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With 114 selections representative of at least 28 tribes as well as contemporary individual writers, this book goes from creation myths, through pre-Columbian tales and poetry; to the great orations and protest speeches, to the attempts at assimilation, and then to the present resurgence of Pan Indianism.

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The Cheyenne Account of How the World Was Made as told
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