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In the Bear's House

By N. Scott Momaday

In these engaging writings Momaday shares his personal quest to understand the spirit of wilderness embodied in the image of Bear.

Nación Genízara

Ethnogenesis, Place, and Identity in New Mexico
Edited by Moises GonzalesEnrique R. Lamadrid

Nación Genízara examines the history, cultural evolution, and survival of the Genízaro people.

Louis Owens

Writing Land and Legacy
Edited by Joe LockardA. Robert Lee

Louis Owens: Writing Land and Legacy explores the wide-ranging oeuvre of this seminal author, examining Owens’s work and his importance in literature and Native studies.

The Way to Rainy Mountain

50th Anniversary Edition
By N. Scott Momaday
Illustrations by Al Momaday

Celebrating fifty years since its 1969 release, this new edition offers a moving new preface and invites a new generation of readers to explore the Kiowa myths, legends, and history with Pulitzer Prize–winning author N. Scott Momaday.

Medicine Women

The Story of the First Native American Nursing School
By Jim Kristofic

In this detailed history Jim Kristofic traces the story of Ganado Mission on the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Untangling a Red, White, and Black Heritage

A Personal History of the Allotment Era
By Darnella Davis

Examining the legacy of racial mixing in Indian Territory through the land and lives of two families, one of Cherokee Freedman descent and one of Muscogee Creek heritage, Darnella Davis’s memoir writes a new chapter in the history of racial mixing on the frontier.

Sacred Smokes

By Theodore C. Van Alst

This dark, compelling, occasionally inappropriate, and often hilarious linked story collection introduces a character who defies all stereotypes about urban life and Indians.

Subjects: FictionNALS20

Fictions of Western American Domesticity

Indian, Mexican, and Anglo Women in Print Culture, 1850–1950
By Amanda J. Zink

This work provides a compelling explanation of something that has bedeviled a number of feminist scholars: Why did popular authors like Edna Ferber continue to write conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional?

Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way

Cooking with Tall Woman
By Charlotte J. Frisbie

Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way is the first book to focus on the dietary practices of the Navajos from the earliest known times into the present and relate them to the Navajo Nation’s participation in the food sovereignty movement.

Rain Scald

Poems
By Tacey M. Atsitty

In this innovative debut collection, Tacey M. Atsitty employs traditional, lyric, and experimental verse to create an intricate landscape she invites readers to explore.

Subjects: PoetryNALS20

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