The Resource Read, listen, tell : indigenous stories from Turtle Island, Sophie McCall, Deanna Reder, David Gaertner, and Gabrielle Hill, editors, (ebook)

Read, listen, tell : indigenous stories from Turtle Island, Sophie McCall, Deanna Reder, David Gaertner, and Gabrielle Hill, editors, (ebook)

Label
Read, listen, tell : indigenous stories from Turtle Island
Title
Read, listen, tell
Title remainder
indigenous stories from Turtle Island
Statement of responsibility
Sophie McCall, Deanna Reder, David Gaertner, and Gabrielle Hill, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Don't say in the years to come that you would have lived your life differently if only you had heard this story. You've heard it now." -Thomas King, in this volume Read, Listen, Tell brings together an extraordinary range of Indigenous stories from across Turtle Island (North America). From short fiction to as-told-to narratives, from illustrated stories to personal essays, these stories celebrate the strength of heritage and the liveliness of innovation. Ranging in tone from humorous to defiant to triumphant, the stories explore core concepts in Indigenous literary expression, such as the relations between land, language, and community, the variety of narrative forms, and the continuities between oral and written forms of expression. Rich in insight and bold in execution, the stories proclaim the diversity, vitality, and depth of Indigenous writing. Building on two decades of scholarly work to centre Indigenous knowledges and perspectives, the book transforms literary method while respecting and honouring Indigenous histories and peoples of these lands. It includes stories by acclaimed writers like Thomas King, Sherman Alexie, Paula Gunn Allen, and Eden Robinson, a new generation of emergent writers, and writers and storytellers who have often been excluded from the canon, such as French- and Spanish-language Indigenous authors, Indigenous authors from Mexico, Chicana/o authors, Indigenous-language authors, works in translation, and "lost" or underappreciated texts. In a place and time when Indigenous people often have to contend with representations that marginalize or devalue their intellectual and cultural heritage, this collection is a testament to Indigenous resilience and creativity. It shows that the ways in which we read, listen, and tell play key roles in how we establish relationships with one another, and how we might share knowledges across cultures, languages, and social spaces
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
C810.8/0897
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Indigenous studies series
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  • Indians of North America
  • American literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Read, listen, tell : indigenous stories from Turtle Island, Sophie McCall, Deanna Reder, David Gaertner, and Gabrielle Hill, editors, (ebook)
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multicolored
Content category
text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
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Isbn
9781771123020
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12147354
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remote
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12147354
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MWT12147354
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Read, listen, tell : indigenous stories from Turtle Island, Sophie McCall, Deanna Reder, David Gaertner, and Gabrielle Hill, editors, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771123020
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12147354
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147354
System control number
MWT12147354
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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