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Author Allen, Paula Gunn.

Title The sacred hoop : recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions : with a new preface / Paula Gunn Allen
Edition [Revised edition]
Published Boston : Beacon Press, [1992]
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1992


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Description xvii, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The Ways of Our Grandmothers. Grandmother of the Sun: Ritual Gynocracy in Native America. When Women Throw Down Bundles: Strong Women Make Strong Nations. Where I Come from Is Like This -- The Word Warriors. The Sacred Hoop: A Contemporary Perspective. Whose Dream Is This Anyway? Remythologizing and Self-definition in Contemporary American Indian Fiction. Something Sacred Going on Out There: Myth and Vision in American Indian Literature. The Feminine Landscape of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony. A Stranger in My Own Life: Alienation in American Indian Poetry and Prose. The Ceremonial Motion of Indian Time: Long Ago, So Far. Answering the Deer: Genocide and Continuance in the Poetry of American Indian Women. This Wilderness in My Blood: Spiritual Foundations of the Poetry of Five American Indian Women -- Pushing Up the Sky. Angry Women Are Building: Issues and Struggles Facing American Indian Women Today. How the West Was Really Won. Who Is Your Mother? Red Roots of White Feminism
Kochinnenako in Academe: Three Approaches to Interpreting a Keres Indian Tale. Hwame, Koshkalaka, and the Rest: Lesbians in American Indian Cultures. Stealing the Thunder: Future Visions for American Indian Women, Tribes, and Literary Studies
Summary Documents the continuing vitality of American Indian traditions and the crucial role of women in those traditions
Analysis American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Indians of North America -- Women
Notes Originally published: 1986
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-293) and index
Subject American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Femininity in literature.
Indian women in literature.
Indian women -- Intellectual life.
Indian women -- North America.
Indians in literature.
Indians of North America -- Intellectual life.
Women and literature -- United States.
Indian women -- North America.
LC no. 92006332
ISBN 0807046175