Inside dazzling mountains : Southwest native verbal arts / edited by David L. Kozak.

This book provides fresh new translations of Native oral literatures of the Southwest, a region of vital and varied cultures and languages. The collection features songs, stories, chants, and orations from the four major language groups of the Southwest: Yuman, Nadíne (Apachean), Uto-Aztecan, and Ki...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Kozak, David L.
Format: Book
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2012.
Series:Native literatures of the Americas.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Language isolates. Seri ; Zuni
  • Yuman language family. Quechan ; Tipai
  • Nadíne (Apachean) language family. Navajo ; Chiricahua Apache ; White Mountain Apache
  • Uto-Aztecan language family. Chemehuevi ; Hopi ; Yaqui ; Tarahumara ; Pima-Maricopa ; Altar Valley Piman ; Tohono O'odham
  • Kiowa-Tanoan language family. Kiowa ; Picuris Pueblo ; Arizona Tewa ; Ohkay Owingeh (formerly San Juan Pueblo)
  • Southwest translation, myth, and history.