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Author Kelsey, Penelope Myrtle.

Title Reading the wampum : essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery / Penelope Myrtle Kelsey
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Iroquois and their neighbors
Iroquois and their neighbors.
Contents Preface: Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and intellectual transmission -- Note on language and orthography -- Two row wampum in James Thomas Stevens's A bridge dead in the water and Tokinish -- The covenant chain in Eric Gansworth's fiction, poetry, memoir, and paintings : the Canandaigua treaty belt as critical indigenous economic critique -- Tribal feminist recuperation of the Jegöhsase:' in Shelley Niro's Kissed by lightning : a rematriating reading of the women's nomination belt -- Kahnawake's reclamation of adoption practices in Tracey Deer's documentary and fiction films : reading the adoption belt in a post-Indian Act era -- Conclusion: Wampum and the future of Hodinöhsö:ni' narrative epistemology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism.
Indians in motion pictures.
Iroquois Indians -- Intellectual life.
Iroquois Indians -- Social life and customs.
Iroquois art.
Iroquois philosophy.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Visual communication -- New York (State)
Wampum belts -- New York (State)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815652992 (electronic bk.)
9780815652991 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alkaline paper)