The Alaska native reader : history, culture, politics /

<DIV>Includes a selection of nonfiction, fiction, recipes, and visual art by indigenous elders, artists, scholars, lawyers, and hunters that demonstrate the tensions and contradictions, as well as the continuities, which characterize the history, politics, and</div>

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Other Authors: Williams, Maria Sháa Tláa, 1958-
Format: eBook
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series:World readers.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Alaska and its people : an introduction / Maria Sháa Tláa Williams
  • Lazeni 'iinn Nataelde Ghadghaande : when Russians were killed at "Roasted salmon place" (Batlzulnetas) / James Kari, with Katie and Fred John (Athabascan)
  • The fur rush : a chronicle of colonial life / Katerina Solovjova and Aleksandra A. Vovnyanko
  • Redefining our planning traditions : Caribou fences, community, and the Neetsaii experience / Charlene Khaih Zhuu Stern (Neetsaii Gwich'in Athabascan)
  • Memories of my trap line / Maria Bolanz
  • Cultural identity through Yupiaq narrative / George P. Kanaqlak Charles (Yup'ik)
  • Dena'ina e_nena : Dena'ina country : the dena'ina in Anchorage, Alaska / James Fall
  • Qaneryaramta egmiucia : continuing our language / Walkie Kumaggaq Charles (Yup'ik)
  • Deg Xinag oral traditions : reconnecting Indigenous language and education through traditional narratives / Beth Ginondidoy Leonard (Deg Xinag Athabascan)
  • The Alaskan Haida language today : reasons for hope / Jeane Breinig (Haida)
  • Yuuyaraq : the way of the human being / Harold Napoleon (Yup'ik)
  • Angoon remembers : the religious significance of balance and reciprocity / Nancy Furlow (Tlingit)
  • The comity agreement : missionization of Alaska native people / Maria Sháa Tláa Williams (Tlingit)
  • Dena'ina heritage and representation in Anchorage : a collaborative project / Stephen J. Langdon and Aaron Leggett (Dena'ina Athabascan)
  • How it feels to have your history stolen / Ted Mayac Sr. (King Island Inupiaq)
  • Undermining our tribal governments : the stripping of land, resources, and rights from Alaska native nations / Evon Peter (Neetsaii Gwitch'in and Jewish)
  • Terra incognita : communities and resource wars / Subhankar Banerjee
  • Why the natives of Alaska have a land claim / William Iggiagruk Hensley (Inupiaq)
  • A brief history of native solidarity / Maria Sháa Tláa Williams (Tlingit)
  • A Yupiaq worldview : a pathway to ecology and spirit / Oscar Angayuqaq Kawagley (Yupiaq)
  • The cosmos : indigenous perspectives / Gregory A. Cajete (Santa Clara Pueblo)
  • Seeing Mathematics with Indian eyes / Claudette Engblom-Bradley (Schaghticoke)
  • What is truth? where Western science and traditional knowledge converge / Lilian Na'ia Alessa
  • The Yup'ik and Cup'ik people / Joan Pirciralria Hamilton (Cup'ik)
  • Ugiuvangmiut illugiit atuut : teasing cousin songs of the King Island Inupiat / Deanna Paniataaq Kingston (Inupiaq)
  • Fly by night mythology : an Indigenous guide to white man, or how to stay sane when te world makes no sense / Larry Mcneil (Tlingit and Nisga'a)
  • Kodiak masks : a personal odyssey / Perry Eaton (Alutiiq/Sugpiaq)
  • Artifacts in sound : a century of field recordings of Alaska natives / Craig Coray
  • Digital media as a means of self discovery : identity affirmations in modern technology / Frank Francis-Chythlook (Yup'ik)
  • America's wretched / Erica Lord (Inupiaq and Athabascan)
  • The Alaska native arts festival / Tim Murphrey
  • Conflict and counter-myth in the film smoke signals / Anna Smith Chiburis (Tlingit)
  • Alaska native literature : an updated introduction / James Ruppert
  • Poems / Nora Marks Dauenhauer (Tlingit) and Richard Dauenhauer
  • Poem / G. Williams
  • Living in the Arctic / Denise Cross Wartes
  • Tunnel? . . .what tunnel? / Eleanor Hadden (Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian)
  • Daisy's best-ever moose stew / Daisy Stri da Zatse Demientieff (Athabascan).