The Resource Reading the wampum : essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery, Penelope Myrtle Kelsey, (ebook)

Reading the wampum : essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery, Penelope Myrtle Kelsey, (ebook)

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Reading the wampum : essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery
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Reading the wampum
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essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery
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Penelope Myrtle Kelsey
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eng
Summary
Since the fourteenth century, Eastern Woodlands tribes have used delicate purple and white shells called "wampum" to form intricately woven belts. These wampum belts depict significant moments in the lives of the people who make up the tribes, portraying everything from weddings to treaties. Wampum belts can be used as a form of currency, but they are primarily used as a means to record significant oral narratives for future generations. In Reading the Wampum, Kelsey provides the first academic consideration of the ways in which these sacred belts are reinterpreted into current Haudenosaunee tradition. While Kelsey explores the aesthetic appeal of the belts, she also provides insightful analysis of how readings of wampum belts can change our understanding of specific treaty rights and land exchanges. Kelsey shows how contemporary Iroquois intellectuals and artists adapt and reconsider these traditional belts in new and innovative ways. Reading the Wampum conveys the vitality and continuance of wampum traditions in Iroquois art, literature, and community, suggesting that wampum narratives pervade and reappear in new guises with each new generation
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Midwest
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Kelsey, Penelope Myrtle
Dewey number
810.9/897
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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The Iroquois and their neighbors
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  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Visual communication
  • Wampum belts
  • Iroquois philosophy
  • Iroquois Indians
  • Iroquois Indians
  • Iroquois art
  • Indians in motion pictures
  • American literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Reading the wampum : essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery, Penelope Myrtle Kelsey, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780815652991
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11723258
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11723258
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MWT11723258
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Reading the wampum : essays on Hodinöhsö:ni' visual code and epistemological recovery, Penelope Myrtle Kelsey, (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
9780815652991
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11723258
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11723258
System control number
MWT11723258
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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