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Author Smelcer, John E., 1963- author.
Title Beautiful words = Kasuundze' kenaege' : the complete Ahtna poems / poems & translations by John Elvis Smelcer.
Imprint Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, [2011]
©2011

Author Smelcer, John E., 1963- author.
Series New odyssey series
New odyssey series.
Subject Ahtena Indians -- Poetry.
Ahtena poetry -- Translations into English.
Alaska -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Poetry.
Translations.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 84 pages).
Note Text in Ahtna with English translations.
Contents Machine generated contents note: The Complete Ahtna Poems -- The Indian Prophet -- The Poet -- Home -- What I Learned from the Stars -- Animal Spirits -- Zen Raven -- Mum Raven -- The Nature of Being -- A Sufficient Wisdom -- Happiness -- Song of the Rain -- Loonsong -- Raincatcher -- My Conversation with a Fox -- Talking Animals -- He Went the Wrong Way -- Prayer Singer -- Two Indians Interpret a Sign -- A Polar Bear Tries to Adapt (to Global Warming) -- September -- A Jealous Husband Dreams of Bears -- Squirrel Man -- Mourning Song for the Last Indian -- Morning Tea -- Sauna Stones -- Mourning Song -- Mountain Smoke -- Laughter -- Playing Hide-and-Seek with Raven -- On Feet of Clouds -- Creation Myth -- The Meaning of Life -- Raven's Trans-Species Love Song -- Smart as a Fox -- The Moose -- Muskrat Woman -- Medicine Man -- The Widower's Dance -- Wedding Night -- A Minor Correction -- When Raven Was Killed -- Indian Country -- Whiskey Drunk -- Moses -- Hunter's Luck -- Surviving Winter -- How Raven Became Black -- Near Gakona Village -- Falling Star -- Baptizing the Last Shaman -- Glacier Dance -- Evening at Fielding Lake -- Spring on the Yukon -- Soda Pop Song -- The End of Christmas -- A Strange White Man Heals My Broken Heart -- Beaver Story -- The Dandelion Blossom -- Anger Management -- The First Ever Ahtna Knock-Knock Joke -- Hunting Ground -- Beaver and Frog -- Raven and the Butterfly -- Best Intentions -- Supper Bell -- Owl and Mouse -- Epilogue.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781612480152 (electronic bk.)
1612480152 (electronic bk.)
9781935503927
1935503928
OCLC # 859526464
Additional Format Print version: Smelcer, John E., 1963- Beautiful words 9781935503927 (DLC) 2010052941 (OCoLC)692291659