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Adawx, Spanaxnox, and the Geopolitics of the Tsimshian

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Susan Marsden
BC Studies, no. 135, Perspectives on Aboriginal Culture, Autumn, 2002, pp. 101-135
Description
Discussion of two strains of oral history and how the combination relates to tribal territory and political association among tribes.
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ah-ayitaw isi e-ki-kiskeyihtahkik maskihkiy They Knew Both Sides of Medicine: Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing Told by Alice Ahenakew

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Rosalyn Ing
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 25, no. 1, Sharing Aboriginal Knowledge and Aboriginal Ways of Knowing, 2001, pp. 86-88
Description
Book review of: ah-ayitaw isi e-ki-kikeyihtahkik maskihkiy They Knew Both Sides of Medicine Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing, Told by Alice Ahenakew edited and translated by H.C. Wolfart and Freda Ahenakew.
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Angels of Light: A Mi'kmaq Myth in a New Archê

Alternate Title
Angels of Light: A Mi'Kmaq Myth in a New Arche
Angels of Light: A Micmac Myth in a New Archê
Angels of Light: A Mik'maq Myth in a New Archê
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jennifer I. M. Reid
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 25, no. 2, 2005, pp. 463-475
Description
Essay on Charles H. Long's book, Alpha: The Myths of Creation focuses on the link between contemporary matters including Mi'kmaq knowledge, rights, the Treaty relationship and understandings about Kluskap (alt. sp. Koluskap, Glooskap).
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Animals in Indigenous Spiritualities: Implications for Critical Social Work

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melissa Marie Legge
Margaret Robinson
Journal of Indigenous Social Development, vol. 6, no. 1, 2017, pp. 1-20
Description
Asserts that spirituality is central to Aboriginal approaches to social work and discusses four aspects of the relevance of other-than-human animals in spirituality: as part of kinship systems, sources of wisdom and protection, ceremonial significance and historical importance. Considers the Judeo-Christian focus of most scholarship on spirituality in social work and calls for a more decolonial, anti-oppressive practice.
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Arapahoe Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 8

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Arapahoe Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 8
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 5, Issue 273, [November-December] 2010, pp. 19-21
Description
Looks at differences in beadwork between the Cheyenne thunderbird moccasins and the Arapahoe moccasins. Includes photographs.
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[Art of the Northern Tlingit]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Marjorie M. Halpin
Art Bulletin, vol. 70, no. 3, September 1, 1988, pp. 534-535
Description
Book review of: Art of the Northern Tlingit by Aldona Jonaitis.
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"As if Reviewing His Life": Bull Lodge's Narrative and the Mediation of Self-Representation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph P. Gone
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 30, no. 1, Special Issue on New Directions in American Indian Autobiography, 2006, pp. 67-86
Description
This article examines the autobiography,The Seven Visions of Bull Lodge, as Told by His Daughter, Garter Snake. In the book, Bull Lodge narrates his life story about his youth who becomes a warrior.
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'Bad Breath': Gerald Vizenor's Lacanian Fable

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda Lizut Helstern
Studies in Short Fiction, vol. 36, no. 4, Fall, 1999, pp. 351-360
Description
Looks at the characters in Gerald Vizenor`s short story Bad Breath.
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The Birds That Bring Gifts

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Duaro Mayorga
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, Sacred Places, Sacred Lifeways, March 2012
Description
Discusses the origin story of the irö and how to identify and tally migrating raptors.
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The Bluejay Character in the Plateau Spirit Dance

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Verne F. Ray
American Anthropologist, vol. 39, no. 4, pt.1, New Series, October-December 1937, pp. 593-601
Description
Focuses on the guardian spirit and its importance in winter dances and religion among the Salish.
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Body and Soul: An Aboriginal View

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Mary Laughren
Aboriginal History, vol. 22, 1998, pp. 284-289
Description
Book review of: Body and Soul by Anthony Rex Peile ; edited by Peter Bindon. Review located by scrolling to page 284.
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Bones Beneath

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Darlene Coward Wight
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 2, Summer, 2002, pp. 40-41
Description
Curatorial notes for an exhibition of the same name mounted at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2002. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 40.
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Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Sophie Beaule
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, 1997, pp. 372-374
Description
Book review of: The Bear-Walker and Other Stories by Basil H. Johnston.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, 1983, pp. 237-242
Description
Book reviews of: Windigo: An Anthology of Fact and Fantastic Fiction edited by John Robert Columbo. The Inuit: Life As It Was by Richard Harrington. Dance Me Outside by W. P. Kinsella.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Mary J. Monette
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 4, Fall, 1992, pp. 600-602
Description
Book review of 2 books: The Power of Horses and Other Stories by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn. Beyond Values and Ideology: Tales from Six North American Indian Peoples by Guy Lanoue.
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The Buffalo, the Chickadee, and the Eagle: A Multispecies Textual History of Plenty Coups’s Multivocal Autobiography

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jasmine Spencer
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 2, Spring, 2019, pp. 168-203
Description
Critical essay in which the author argues that Coups’s autobiography, originally published in 1930 as American: The Life Story of a Great Indian, Plenty- coups, Chief of the Crows is best read as multivocal text that presents both human and more-than-human voices and perspectives.
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Chair of Tears

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Deborah L. Madsen
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 26, no. 2, Tribalography, Summer, 2014, pp. 101-104
Description
Book review of: Chair of Tears by Gerald Vizenor. Entire issue on one pdf. To access review, scroll to page 101.
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Checking Under the Bed for My Guests

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Drew Hayden Taylor
Windspeaker, vol. 17, no. 9, 1999, p. 5
Description
Questions about the legendary little people are raised by the author after someone tugged on a house guest's hair.
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Cheyenne Moccasins - Thunderbird and Underwater Panther Designs: Part 9

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins - Thunderbird and Underwater Panther Designs: Part 9
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 6, Issue 274, [January-February] 2011, pp. 21-33
Description
Looks at a unique pair of men's moccasins that uses 16/o faceted (cut) beads. Includes photographs.
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Cheyenne Moccasins With Thunderbird Designs: Part 1

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins With Thunderbird Designs: Part 1
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 3, Issue 265, January-February 2009, pp. 12-17
Description
First part in series on Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbol in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Contains photographs of moccasins from the Bata Shoe Museum, displaying typical toe designs and other examples of Thunderbird use.
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Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 2

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 2
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 4, Issue 266, [March-April] 2009, pp. 17-[?]
Description
Looks at the Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbol in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Photographs of moccasins from the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Cheyenne Moccasins With Thunderbird Designs: Part 3

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins With Thunderbird Designs: Part 3
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 5, Issue 267, [May-June] 2009, pp. 24-26
Description
Looks at the Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbol in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Photographs of moccasins from the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 4

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 4
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 6, Issue 268, [September-October] 2009, pp. 24-26
Description
Looks at the Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbols in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Photographs of moccasins from the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 5

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 5
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 1, Issue 269, January-February 2010, pp. 17-19
Description
Looks at the Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbol in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Photograph of moccasin from the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 6

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs - Part 6
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 2, Issue 270, May/June 2010, pp. 18-21
Description
Looks at the Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbol in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Photographs of moccasins from the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 7

Alternate Title
MoccasinCorner: Cheyenne Moccasins with Thunderbird Designs: Part 7
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Kostelnik
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 3, Issue 271, 2010, pp. 20-23
Description
Looks at the Cheyenne use of the Thunderbird symbol in the beadwork of men's moccasins. Photographs of moccasins from the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Children and Orality: Self Reported body and Emotional Experiences with Horror Stories

Alternate Title
INALCO 2009, Proceedings of the 15th Inuit Studies Conference, Orality (Paris, 2006)
Orality in the 21st Century: Inuit Discourse and Practices. Proceedings of the 15th Inuit Studies Conference
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Birgit Kleist Pedersen
Description
Comments on a pilot project, among 52 youth, that looks into their fascination with the horror genre in movies, literature and social encounters. Paper from Orality in the 21st Century: Inuit Discourse and Practices. Proceedings of the 15th Inuit Studies Conference edited by B. Collingnon and M. Therrien.
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Chinook Texts

Alternate Title
Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; [20]
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Charles Cultee
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[The Chukchee: Religion]

Alternate Title
Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 11
[Publications of] the Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; v. 7, [pt. 2]
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Waldemar Bogoras
Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 11 (p. 277-536).
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The Clash of Religions, Beliefs and Spirituality in Native American Culture: (Based on Analysis of Louise Erdrich's Novels)

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Eva Humlová
Description
Comments on the tension between native spirituality and Christianity and its impact on the people living on the reservation in Tracks and The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse. English Language and Literature Thesis (B.A.)--Masaryk University, 2012.
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"The Clown's Way"

Alternate Title
Teachings From the American Earth: Indian Religion and Philosophy
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Barbara Tedlock
Description
Discusses the serious and religious aspects of clowns. Chapter 7 in the book: Teachings From the American Earth: Indian Religion and Philosophy edited by Dennis Tedlock and Barbara Tedlock.
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The Comic Vision of Anishinaabe Culture and Religion

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lawrence W. Gross
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 3, Summer, 2002, pp. 436-459
Description
Author considers the way that worldviews are constructed; examines the way that humour and comedy contribute to the Anishinaabe worldview, and to the resilience of the Anishinaabe people.
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