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Native American Heritage Month - eBooks

by Zachary Brown on 2023-11-13T13:00:00-06:00 in Anthropology, Biography, Communication Studies, Ethnic Studies, History, Sociology | 0 Comments

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Image one: E-book titled Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian (2013) - synopsis: First published in 1942, Sun Chief is the autobiography of Hopi Chief Don C. Talayesva and offers a unique insider view on Hopi society. In a new Foreword, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert situates the book within contemporary Hopi studies, exploring how scholars have used the book since its publication more than seventy years ago.

Image two: E-book titled Tales of the Earth: Native American Creation Mythology (2021) - synopsis: A revealing analysis of key themes in Native American origin myths—and their stark contrast with the exceptionalist values of the United States. Tales of the Earth is a comprehensive yet concise overview of Native American mythologies. After outlining theories of the origins of Native North Americans, David Leeming considers the creation myths of many different tribes along with commonly occurring figures within their mythologies.

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