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The storyteller is one whose spirit... by N. Scott Momaday. From Native American Stories from Keepers of the Earth by Michael Caduto and Joseph Bruchac, ©1991. Fulcrum Publishing.
The intimate hours I spent with my grandmother... From Grandmother to granddaughter: Generations of oral history in a Dakota family by Angela Cavender Wilson. From American Indian Quarterly, Vol 20, Issue 1. Used by permission of the University of Nebraska Press.
Ceremony From Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, ©1977. Used by permission of The Wylie Agency, Inc.
A Postcolonial Tale by Joy Harjo From Of Earth and EldersVisions and Voices from Native America by Serle Chapman, Mountain Press Publishing Company ©1998. Permission granted by Joy Harjo.
A single knoll rises... From The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday. Used by permission of the University of New Mexico Press, ©1969.
You have noticed that everything an Indian does is in a circle... From Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt. Used by permission of the University of Nebraska Press.
How Hummingbird Got Fire, by Linda Yamanen. Permission granted by author.
Ravens Bag of Stars, Killer Whale Wood, and They Call Them Birds, from Meditations with Animals: A Native American Bestiary. Tlingit and Chickasaw stories adapted by Gerald Hausman, Bear & Company, a division of Inner Traditions, Bear & Co., Rochester, VT 05767, ©1986 by Gerald Hausman.
Birdfoots Grampa by Joseph Bruchac. From Native American Stories from Keepers of the Earth by Michael Caduto and Joseph Bruchac. ©1991, Fulcrum Publishing.
Lizard Amulet Bag and Turtle Amulet, by Rosella Goodwill Archdale. Permission granted by author.
Regardless of what Indians have said... From Red Earth, White Lies by Vine Deloria. Used by permission from Fulcrum Publishing, ©1997. http://www.fulcrum-books.com
American Indians hold their lands... From God is Red by Vine Deloria. Dell Books ©1975.
In this century the population... From Spider Womans Granddaughters by Paula Gunn Allen. Reprinted by permission of Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. ©1989
We are caribou people... by Sarah James. Permission granted by author.
To restore our lands, we need to sing... by Otis Parrish. Permission granted by author.
These songs are very powerful... by Vivienne-Caron Jake. Permission granted by author.
At Creation, Great Creator... by Henrietta Mann. Permission granted by author.
For people with oral traditions... by Phil Klasky. Permission granted by author.
The attempted transformation of the Indian... by Chief Luther Standing Bear. Excerpted from Wisdom of Native Americans. Edited by Kent Nerburn, ©1999. Used with permission from New World Library, Novato, California 94949. http://www.newworldlibrary.com
Brothers and Sisters... by the Haudenosaunee Declaration of the Iroquois. From Akwesasne Notes, Spring 1979. Used by permission from Akwesasne Notes Bookstore/Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs. http://www.mohawknation.org
Do the rocks here know us... excerpt from End Notes from The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich. Copyright ©2001 by Louise Erdrich. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers Inc.
East of my grandmothers house... From The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday. Used by permission of the University of New Mexico Press, ©1969.
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