Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux, 50th Anniversary Edition (Nebraska, 2017). About the Book: Originally published in 1967, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux!
The following is an excerpt from When Dream Bear Sings: Native Literatures of the Southern Plains (Nebraska, 2018) edited by Gus Palmer Jr. From the Introduction This book comprises Native literatures from storytellers of the Great Southern Plains. Many of the … Continue reading EXCERPT: When Dream Bear Sings
Books Standing Up To Colonial Power: The Livers of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud Renya K. Ramirez Review in Publishers Weekly: “Ramirez (Gender, Belonging, and Native American Women) employs her professional skills as an anthropologist to tell the story … Continue reading News and Reviews
From Ho-Chunk powwows and Chehalis stories to the saga of Chief Joseph and the making of the Cherokee Nation, UNP is the proud publisher of one of the most distinguished lists in Native American and Indigenous Studies around. Spanning deft … Continue reading Native American and Indigenous Studies Sale
“Significant and timely. . . . Wise Words of the Yup’ik People and Yup’ik Words of Wisdom together honor the richness of oral tradition among Alaska Natives while addressing a … Continue reading A Language of Love: New Editions of Yup’ik Wisdom
The following is by Jacqueline Emery, editor of Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press (December 2017). Emery is an assistant professor of English at State University of New York at Old Westbury. The Boarding School Legacy Recovering Native … Continue reading From the Desk of Jacqueline Emery: The Boarding School Legacy
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Native Voices, Diplomatic Memoirs, and other December Books
The following has been excerpted from The Spirit and the Sky: Lakota Visions of the Cosmos by Mark Hollabaugh (June 2017). From Chapter 4: The Stars and Constellations Although the night sky is filled with surprises in the form of comets, meteor … Continue reading EXCERPT: The Spirit and the Sky
The following contribution is from Denise Low, author of The Turtle’s Beating Heart: One Family’s Story of Lenape Survival (January 2017). How Long Does It Take To Write a Memoir? People ask how long it took me to write The Turtle’s Beating … Continue reading From the Desk of Denise Low: How Long Does It Take To Write a Memoir?
The University of Nebraska Press is your one-stop shop this holiday season. We’ve got something for everyone on your list and our three part holiday guide will help you find it. From your stubborn Uncle Stewart to your picky daughter … Continue reading Reading List, part one: UNP’s Holiday Gift Guide