Poetry

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Aboriginal Creative Writing: A Survey to 1981

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Adam Shoemaker
Aboriginal History, vol. 6, no. 2, 1982, pp. 111-129
Description
Comments on some of the first Aboriginal authors published according to genre.
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Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project
Description
Lesson plans for K-12 in the areas of: English, Social Studies, Math, Science and Physical Education. Includes some instructional videos.
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Above the Tanana: 'Moo' Dying

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Morgan
The Northern Review, no. 31, Northern Literature, Fall, 2009, pp. 112-113
Description
A poem.
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Ach'íí'

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tacey M. Atsitty
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 36, no. 2, 2012, pp. 143-153
Description
Presents four works of creative writing entitled Ach'íí', Playground Notes, Daddy's Women, and Stem Water.
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Across Australia...From Health Worker to Health Worker: Aboriginal Health Unit - Ceduna

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Chloris Moeller
Gwen Miller
Eva Kennedy
Richard Saleh
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 1, no. 4, December 1977, pp. 40-48
Description
Presents personal recollections including poems on life as a health care worker. One author feels that there is more depression than has been recognized and that there is a relationship to alcohol abuse.
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Adjusting the Margins: Locating Identity in the Poetry

of Diane Glancy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Molly McGlennen
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 15, no. 3-4, Series 2; [Indigenous Intersections], Fall/Winter, 2003/2004, pp. [128]-146
Description
Discusses how the poet's work reflects the quest both for a personal identity and a connection to a communal identity, because of her mixed heritage. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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Ah Sim'

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Monica McKay
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 10, no. 2-3, Native Women, 1989, p. 130
Description
Poem.
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Ahkii: a Woman is a Sovereign Land

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gwendolywn Benaway
Transmotion, vol. 3, no. 1, Indigenous Gaming, July 31, 2017, pp. 109-138
Description
In this creative nonfiction piece, poet Gwendolywn Benaway talks about her practice of writing and how it relates to gender, land, and community.
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The Alcoholic Love Poems

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sherman Alexie
Callaloo, vol. 17, no. 1, Native America Literatures, Winter, 1994, pp. 18-20
Description
Poem.
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Alexie-Vision: Getting the Picture

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Susan Bernardin
World Literature Today, vol. 84, no. 4, July/August 2010, pp. 52-55
Description
Discusses the influence of television on the work of Sherman Alexie.
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All Teeth

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Nathan Adler
Canada's History, vol. 90, no. 5, 2010, pp. 59-60
Description
Presents a poetry collection titled, All Teeth, written by the twenty-nine year old winner of the Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge.
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“All This / Is Abenaki Country”: Cheryl Savageau’s Poetic Awikhiganak

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Siobhan Senier
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 22, no. 3, Fall, 2010, pp. 1-25
Description
Looks at how Cheryl Savageau’s poetry re-maps New England as Indigenous spaces and weaves traditional, personal and family stories, with stories of colonization and resistance. Entire issue on one pdf. Scroll to page 1 to access article.
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Along the Road to Steward

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda Schandelmeier
The Northern Review, no. 31, Northern Literature, Fall, 2009, p. 152
Description
A poem.
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Alootook Ipellie: The Voice of an Inuk Artist

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael P. Kennedy
Alootook Ipellie
Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne, vol. 21, no. 2, 1996, pp. [155]-164
Description
Interview with Alootook Ipellie about shamanism, his works, and walking an invisible border.
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American Indian Myth Poems

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Hartley Alexander
Scribner's Magazine, vol. 71, January 1922, pp. 112-114
Description
Presents 7 brief poems.
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[American Indians and Popular Culture]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Levin Arnsperger
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 38, no. 2, Spring, 2014, pp. 262-265
Description
Book review of: American Indians and Popular Culture: Vol. 1, Media, Sports and Politics, Vol. 2. Literature, Arts, and Resistance edited by Elizabeth DeLaney Hoffman.
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"Among the Word Animals": A Conversation With Marilyn Dumont

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jennifer Andrews
Marilyn Dumont
Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne, vol. 29, no. 1, Winter, 2004, pp. [146]-160
Description
Interview with the author of the two poetry volumes, A Really Good Brown Girl and green girl dreams Mountains.
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Amonute, 1817 ; De-he-wä-mis (1743-1833)

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Karenne Wood
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 28, no. 1, Spring, 2016, pp. 83-87
Description
Two poems inspired by the lives of Pocahontas and Mary Jemison.
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Les Animaux

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marilyn Dumont
Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne, vol. 31, no. 1, For the Love of Words: Aboriginal Writers of Canada, 2006, p. 31
Description
Poem.
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Another Indian Looking Back: A Review Essay on Recent American Indian Poetry

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert Dale Parker
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 22, no. 2, Summer, 2010, pp. 75-85
Description
Looks at recent American Indian poets who anchor their poems in family and personal survival and cultural continuity. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 75.
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"Another Kind of Violence": Sherman Alexie's Poems

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ron McFarland
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 2, Spring, 1997, pp. 251-264
Description
Reviews the poetry and stories of Sherman Alexie as a young polemicist whose work is often viewed as controversial.
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Apples

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeannette Armstrong
West Coast Line, vol. 32, no. 1, Spring/Summer, 1998, p. 96
Description
Poem ``Apples`` by Jeannette Armstrong.
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The Approximate Visiting Hours of Genocide

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
[Dawn Karima Pettigrew]
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 40, no. 1, 2016, pp. 190-194
Description
Poem. Entry found under the Poetry section. Scroll down to page 190 to read.
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Arctic Char

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tom Sexton
The Northern Review, no. 31, Northern Literature, Fall, 2009, p. 55
Description
A poem.
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Arctic Circle Songs

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Christopher Wiseman
Arctic, vol. 45, no. 3, September 1992, pp. 318-319
Description
Book review of: Arctic Circle Songs by Robbie Newton Drummond.
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Art and Reconciliation

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Marie Wilson
Joseph Boyden
John Estacio
Rachael Maza
Description
Author of libretto for the ballet Going Home Star, composer of piece based on poem I Lost My Talk by Rita Joe, and director of Jack Charles V The Crown discuss the healing potential of artistic collaborations. Followed by question and answer period. Duration: 1:08:34.
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An Art of Saying: Joy Harjo's Poetry and the Survival of Storytelling

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joy Harjo
Mary Leen
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 1, Winter, 1995, pp. 1-16
Description
Literary criticism piece that explores the narrative style of poet Joy Harjo; argues that the embedded cultural narratives along with the storytelling format makes Harjo’s poetry a form of both literary resistance and cultural resurgence.
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Arts Education Provides Crucial Balance, Finding Joy in Creation and Imagination

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Denise Low-Weso
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 18, no. 4, Health and Healing, Summer, 2007
Description
Examines how the earthworks Medicine Wheel, at Haskell Indian Nations University, is a visual reminder of support and benefit to all aspects of education at the university, including the arts.
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As I Am

Alternate Title
Work For All: Films Against Racism in the Workplace
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Nadia Myer
Janet Marie Rogers
Description
Uses portraits and poem by Mohawk writer, Janet Marie Rogers, to look at Aboriginal stereotypes in the workplace. Duration: 4.03.
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