The world’s linguistic diversity is diminishing, with more than two hundred languages declared extinct and thousands more endangered. As these languages disappear, deep stores of knowledge and cultural memory are also lost. The scholarly significance of these endangered and extinct … Continue reading Recovering Languages and Literacies
From Ho-Chunk powwows and Chehalis stories to the saga of Chief Joseph and the making of the Cherokee Nation, the University of Nebraska Press is the proud publisher of one of the most distinguished lists in Native American and Indigenous … Continue reading Native American and Indigenous Studies Sale
Books Abraham Joshua Heschel: Mind, Heart, Soul Edward K. Kaplan Review in the Wall Street Journal: “In this admiring and detailed biography, Mr. Kaplan shows that Heschel’s journey from tradition to modernity began early . . . Mr. Kaplan shows that … Continue reading News and Reviews
Susan Devan Harness’ gripping memoir Bitterroot won two 2019 High Plains Book Awards in the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer. The High Plains Book Awards were established to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High … Continue reading “Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards
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The following is an excerpt from Native Provenance: The Betrayal of Cultural Creativity by Gerald Vizenor (September 2019). From Chapter 4: Natives of the Progressive Era: Luther Standing Bear and Karl May The Progressive Era of the late nineteenth century and the … Continue reading Excerpt: Native Provenance
The following is an excerpt from Xurt’an: The End of the World and Other Myths, Songs, Charms, and Chants by the Northern Lacandones of Naha’ (August 2019) by Suzanne Cook, the latest book in the Native Literatures of the Americas and Indigenous … Continue reading Excerpt: Xurt’an
The following is an excerpt from Life of the Indigenous Mind: Vine Deloria Jr. and the Birth of the Red Power Movement by David Martínez, available now from the New Visions in Native American and Indigenous Studies series. From Chapter … Continue reading Excerpt: Life of the Indigenous Mind
The following book is now available in paperback. Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers, and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet By Rosalyn R. La Pier Winner of the 2018 John C. Ewers Book Award and 2018 Donald Fixico Book Award Rosalyn R. LaPier … Continue reading New in Paperback
David R. M. Beck is a professor of Native American studies at the University of Montana. His new book, Unfair Labor?: American Indians and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago is available now. One problem with American history is the … Continue reading From the Desk of David R.M. Beck: What’s in a Name?