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The serpent's tongue : prose, poetry, and art of the New Mexico pueblos, edited by Nancy Wood

Label
The serpent's tongue : prose, poetry, and art of the New Mexico pueblos
Title
The serpent's tongue
Title remainder
prose, poetry, and art of the New Mexico pueblos
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nancy Wood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compendium of prose, poetry, painting, photography, and archival material, this anthology chronicles more than five hundred years of one of North America's oldest and most enduring native cultures
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/0897
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wood, Nancy C
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Indians of North America
  • Pueblo Indians
  • New Mexico
  • American literature
  • Pueblo mythology
  • Pueblo art
Label
The serpent's tongue : prose, poetry, and art of the New Mexico pueblos, edited by Nancy Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nancy Wood
  • Spider's creation : Zia legend
  • retold by David Campbell
  • The great flood : Zia tale
  • retold by David Campbell
  • The origin of the morning star : Zuni tale
  • retold by Franz Boas
  • The stars
  • Pablita Velarde
  • Creation.
  • The people shall continue
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • The coming of corn : Zuni tale
  • retold by Alice Marriott and Carol K Rachlin
  • The origin of clans and societies : Zuni tale
  • retold by Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • The dance of life
  • Harold Littlebird
  • The little girl and the cricket : Tewa tale
  • retold by Franz Boas
  • The snake who ate children
  • Tonita Peña
  • The ghost : the Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Pueblo Christmas
  • Lawrence Jonathan Vallo
  • Baby eagles : Zuni tale
  • Childhood.
  • retold by Ann Nolan Clark
  • A trick
  • Larry Littlebird
  • Have you ever hurt about baskets?
  • Marylita Altaka
  • The unborn
  • Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • Prayer spoken while presenting an infant to the sun : Zuni tale
  • retold by Margot Astrov
  • Song for the newborn : Tewa tale
  • retold by Mary Austin
  • New moon daughter
  • Nancy Wood
  • A circle begins
  • Harold Littlebird
  • Going to Blue Lake
  • Ann Nolan Clark
  • Spirit world of the Zunis : the Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Prayer to the ancients after harvesting : Zuni poem
  • translated by Margot Astrov
  • The pine gum baby : Santa Clara tale
  • A lasting way of life.
  • retold by Evelyn Dahl Reed
  • Irrigation
  • Ann Nolan Clark
  • Rattlesnake fools with coyote
  • Barry Lopez
  • On the roof throwing : Cochiti tale
  • retold by Kris Hotvedt
  • The harvesting of corn is begun
  • Carmen Gertrudis Espinosa
  • Instructions on life
  • Vickie Downey
  • A vast old religion
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Pueblo Indian religion
  • Joe S. Sando
  • All as it was in this place timeless
  • Nancy Wood
  • The old woman : Zuni tale
  • retold by Tony Hillerman
  • Sacred shoes
  • Paula Gunn Allen
  • The abode of souls : Zuni tale
  • retold by Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • How the days will be : Zuni poem
  • The borrowed feathers
  • Barry Lopez
  • Abode of souls.
  • The origin of death : Cochiti tale
  • Song of a child's spirit : Santo Domingo poem
  • A very good day to die
  • Nancy Wood
  • Reminiscing with pá-pa (grandmother) about ka-tse-ma
  • Manuel Pino
  • A woman mourns for her husband : Zuni tale
  • retold by Margot Astrov
  • Grandmother
  • Joseph L. Concha
  • Old woman
  • Henry R. Poore
  • The ancient strength
  • Oliver La Farge
  • Remembering Tewa Pueblo houses and spaces
  • Rina Swentzell
  • A snake tale : San Juan tale
  • retold by Edward S. Curtis
  • A fish story : San Juan tale
  • retold by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz
  • An Acoma childhood
  • Pueblo.
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • Conquistador hospitality, 1540
  • Pedro de Casteñeda
  • The rock
  • Willa Cather
  • The Kiva
  • D'Arcy McNickle
  • Taos Pueblo, 1882
  • The rituals of hunting : the Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Animal dance
  • Pablita Velarde
  • The hunting prayer
  • Larry Littlebird
  • When I was thirteen
  • Leslie Marmon Silko
  • The bear
  • Agripito Concha
  • Hunting.
  • Hunting
  • Nancy Wood
  • Rabbit hunt
  • Robert Mirabal
  • The prairie dogs dance : Cochiti tale
  • retold by Evelyn Dahl Reed
  • The priest's son and the eagle : Zuni tale
  • retold by Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • The secret trail
  • D'Arcy McNickle
  • The man who killed the deer
  • Frank Waters
  • Hunter's morning
  • Harold Littlebird
  • How the deer got their red eyes : Isleta tale
  • retold by John P. Harrington
  • The watermelon race
  • Carmen Gertrudis Espinosa
  • The delight makers
  • Adolf F. Bandelier
  • The snakes of Tesuque, 1924
  • Edward S. Curtis
  • Witchcraft
  • Marc Simmons
  • Magpie drowns blue corn girl : Taos tale
  • Ceremony and courtship.
  • retold by Elsie Clews Parsons
  • True way of the scalp dance : Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Imprisoned by bears : Tewa tale
  • retold by Ahlee James
  • Oh sweet her
  • Joseph L. Concha
  • Deer Hunter and white corn maiden : Tewa tale
  • translated by Alfonso Ortiz
  • The sphynx moth and the old coyote : Picuris tale
  • N. Scott Momaday
  • He is not one of us
  • Sun Elk
  • My great-grandmother
  • Leslies Marmon Silko
  • Towa
  • Nora Naranjo-Morse
  • Echo from beyond
  • Joe S. Sando
  • Mixed blood
  • Two worlds.
  • Mary Austin
  • Easy life of the gray-eyed
  • James Paytiamo
  • Indian boarding school : Taos school girl
  • Boarding school blues : San Juan school girl
  • The importance of a shawl : Taos school girl
  • How an Indian looks at life
  • Lucy Lowden
  • Right of way
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • San Geronimo
  • Frank Waters
  • Pueblo reality : Taos tale
  • Anonymous ; retold by Nancy Wood
  • Kopis'taya (a gathering of spirits)
  • Paula Gunn Allen
  • Pecos warriors at Jemez
Control code
ocm37211303
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 230 p.
Isbn
9780525455141
Lccn
97026295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)37211303
Label
The serpent's tongue : prose, poetry, and art of the New Mexico pueblos, edited by Nancy Wood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nancy Wood
  • Spider's creation : Zia legend
  • retold by David Campbell
  • The great flood : Zia tale
  • retold by David Campbell
  • The origin of the morning star : Zuni tale
  • retold by Franz Boas
  • The stars
  • Pablita Velarde
  • Creation.
  • The people shall continue
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • The coming of corn : Zuni tale
  • retold by Alice Marriott and Carol K Rachlin
  • The origin of clans and societies : Zuni tale
  • retold by Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • The dance of life
  • Harold Littlebird
  • The little girl and the cricket : Tewa tale
  • retold by Franz Boas
  • The snake who ate children
  • Tonita Peña
  • The ghost : the Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Pueblo Christmas
  • Lawrence Jonathan Vallo
  • Baby eagles : Zuni tale
  • Childhood.
  • retold by Ann Nolan Clark
  • A trick
  • Larry Littlebird
  • Have you ever hurt about baskets?
  • Marylita Altaka
  • The unborn
  • Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • Prayer spoken while presenting an infant to the sun : Zuni tale
  • retold by Margot Astrov
  • Song for the newborn : Tewa tale
  • retold by Mary Austin
  • New moon daughter
  • Nancy Wood
  • A circle begins
  • Harold Littlebird
  • Going to Blue Lake
  • Ann Nolan Clark
  • Spirit world of the Zunis : the Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Prayer to the ancients after harvesting : Zuni poem
  • translated by Margot Astrov
  • The pine gum baby : Santa Clara tale
  • A lasting way of life.
  • retold by Evelyn Dahl Reed
  • Irrigation
  • Ann Nolan Clark
  • Rattlesnake fools with coyote
  • Barry Lopez
  • On the roof throwing : Cochiti tale
  • retold by Kris Hotvedt
  • The harvesting of corn is begun
  • Carmen Gertrudis Espinosa
  • Instructions on life
  • Vickie Downey
  • A vast old religion
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Pueblo Indian religion
  • Joe S. Sando
  • All as it was in this place timeless
  • Nancy Wood
  • The old woman : Zuni tale
  • retold by Tony Hillerman
  • Sacred shoes
  • Paula Gunn Allen
  • The abode of souls : Zuni tale
  • retold by Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • How the days will be : Zuni poem
  • The borrowed feathers
  • Barry Lopez
  • Abode of souls.
  • The origin of death : Cochiti tale
  • Song of a child's spirit : Santo Domingo poem
  • A very good day to die
  • Nancy Wood
  • Reminiscing with pá-pa (grandmother) about ka-tse-ma
  • Manuel Pino
  • A woman mourns for her husband : Zuni tale
  • retold by Margot Astrov
  • Grandmother
  • Joseph L. Concha
  • Old woman
  • Henry R. Poore
  • The ancient strength
  • Oliver La Farge
  • Remembering Tewa Pueblo houses and spaces
  • Rina Swentzell
  • A snake tale : San Juan tale
  • retold by Edward S. Curtis
  • A fish story : San Juan tale
  • retold by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz
  • An Acoma childhood
  • Pueblo.
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • Conquistador hospitality, 1540
  • Pedro de Casteñeda
  • The rock
  • Willa Cather
  • The Kiva
  • D'Arcy McNickle
  • Taos Pueblo, 1882
  • The rituals of hunting : the Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Animal dance
  • Pablita Velarde
  • The hunting prayer
  • Larry Littlebird
  • When I was thirteen
  • Leslie Marmon Silko
  • The bear
  • Agripito Concha
  • Hunting.
  • Hunting
  • Nancy Wood
  • Rabbit hunt
  • Robert Mirabal
  • The prairie dogs dance : Cochiti tale
  • retold by Evelyn Dahl Reed
  • The priest's son and the eagle : Zuni tale
  • retold by Frank Hamilton Cushing
  • The secret trail
  • D'Arcy McNickle
  • The man who killed the deer
  • Frank Waters
  • Hunter's morning
  • Harold Littlebird
  • How the deer got their red eyes : Isleta tale
  • retold by John P. Harrington
  • The watermelon race
  • Carmen Gertrudis Espinosa
  • The delight makers
  • Adolf F. Bandelier
  • The snakes of Tesuque, 1924
  • Edward S. Curtis
  • Witchcraft
  • Marc Simmons
  • Magpie drowns blue corn girl : Taos tale
  • Ceremony and courtship.
  • retold by Elsie Clews Parsons
  • True way of the scalp dance : Zuni people
  • translated by Alvina Quam
  • Imprisoned by bears : Tewa tale
  • retold by Ahlee James
  • Oh sweet her
  • Joseph L. Concha
  • Deer Hunter and white corn maiden : Tewa tale
  • translated by Alfonso Ortiz
  • The sphynx moth and the old coyote : Picuris tale
  • N. Scott Momaday
  • He is not one of us
  • Sun Elk
  • My great-grandmother
  • Leslies Marmon Silko
  • Towa
  • Nora Naranjo-Morse
  • Echo from beyond
  • Joe S. Sando
  • Mixed blood
  • Two worlds.
  • Mary Austin
  • Easy life of the gray-eyed
  • James Paytiamo
  • Indian boarding school : Taos school girl
  • Boarding school blues : San Juan school girl
  • The importance of a shawl : Taos school girl
  • How an Indian looks at life
  • Lucy Lowden
  • Right of way
  • Simon J. Ortiz
  • San Geronimo
  • Frank Waters
  • Pueblo reality : Taos tale
  • Anonymous ; retold by Nancy Wood
  • Kopis'taya (a gathering of spirits)
  • Paula Gunn Allen
  • Pecos warriors at Jemez
Control code
ocm37211303
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 230 p.
Isbn
9780525455141
Lccn
97026295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)37211303

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