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The Resource How we became human : new and selected poems, Joy Harjo

How we became human : new and selected poems, Joy Harjo

Label
How we became human : new and selected poems
Title
How we became human
Title remainder
new and selected poems
Statement of responsibility
Joy Harjo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection gathers poems from throughout Joy Harjo's twenty-eight-year career, beginning in 1973 in the age marked by the takeover at Wounded Knee and the rejuvenation of indigenous cultures in the world through poetry and music. How We Became Human explores its title question in poems of sustaining grace."--Publisher description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Harjo, Joy
Dewey number
811.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3558.A62423
LC item number
H69 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Navajo Indians
  • Indian women
  • Poetry of places
  • Nature
  • Indian women
  • Indians of North America
  • Nature
  • Navajo Indians
  • Poetry of places
Label
How we became human : new and selected poems, Joy Harjo
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "the last song"
  • Are you still there?--
  • Conversations between here and home. --
  • from:
  • The last song
  • (1975) (Puerto del Sol Press, chapbook no. 1):
  • Watching crow, looking south toward the Manzano Mountains ;--
  • "for a hopi silversmith"
  • San Juan Pueblo and South Dakota are 800 miles away on a map
  • "he told me his name was sitting bull"
  • 3 a.m.
  • Fire. --
  • from:
  • What moon drove me to this?
  • (1979) ( I. Reed Books):
  • Four horse songs
  • I am a dangerous woman
  • There was a dance, sweetheart
  • Crossing the border
  • Someone talking
  • Skeleton of winter
  • Remember
  • New Orleans
  • She had some horses
  • I give you back. --
  • from:
  • She had some horses
  • (1983) (Thunder's Mouth Press):
  • Call it fear
  • Anchorage
  • For Alva Benson, and for those who have learned to speak
  • The woman hanging from the thirteenth floor window
  • White bear
  • Invisible fish
  • Don't bother the earth spirit
  • It is an honor. --
  • from:
  • Secrets from the center of the world
  • (1989) (University of Arizona Press):
  • My house is the red earth
  • If you look with the mind of the swirling earth
  • If all events are related
  • This land is a poem
  • Anything that matters
  • The real revolution is love
  • Song for the deer and myself to return on
  • Rainy dawn
  • Santa Fe
  • Desire
  • The book of myths
  • Transformations
  • Eagle poem. --
  • from:
  • In mad love and war
  • (1990) (Wesleyan University Press):
  • Grace
  • Deer dancer
  • For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, whose spirit is present here and in the dappled stars
  • Trickster
  • Bird
  • The myth of blackbirds
  • The song of the house in the house
  • Letter from the end of the twentieth century
  • Promise of blue horses
  • The place the musician became a bear
  • Fishing
  • Promise
  • The dawn appears with butterflies
  • Perhaps the world ends here. --
  • from:
  • The woman who fell from the sky
  • (1994) (W.W. Norton):
  • Reconciliation, a prayer
  • The creation story
  • The woman who fell from the sky
  • The flood
  • A postcolonial tale
  • How to make it through to the end of a relationship
  • The path to the Milky Way leads through Los Angeles
  • The power of never
  • Hold up
  • Returning from the enemy
  • The ceremony
  • This is my heart
  • Protocol
  • Morning song. --
  • from:
  • A map to the next world : poems and tales
  • (2000) (W.W. Norton):
  • Songline of dawn
  • A map to the next world
  • The end
  • Emergence
  • Songs from the house of death, or,
  • Morning prayers
  • The everlasting
  • And if I awaken in Los Angeles
  • It's raining in Honolulu
  • Rushing the Pali
  • When the world as we knew it ended
  • New poems, 1999-2001:
  • In praise of earth
  • Letter (with songline) to the Breathmaker
  • I am not ready to die yet
  • Naming
  • Faith
  • Equinox
  • Ah, ah
Control code
ocn149089703
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780393325348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o149089703
  • (OCoLC)149089703
Label
How we became human : new and selected poems, Joy Harjo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "the last song"
  • Are you still there?--
  • Conversations between here and home. --
  • from:
  • The last song
  • (1975) (Puerto del Sol Press, chapbook no. 1):
  • Watching crow, looking south toward the Manzano Mountains ;--
  • "for a hopi silversmith"
  • San Juan Pueblo and South Dakota are 800 miles away on a map
  • "he told me his name was sitting bull"
  • 3 a.m.
  • Fire. --
  • from:
  • What moon drove me to this?
  • (1979) ( I. Reed Books):
  • Four horse songs
  • I am a dangerous woman
  • There was a dance, sweetheart
  • Crossing the border
  • Someone talking
  • Skeleton of winter
  • Remember
  • New Orleans
  • She had some horses
  • I give you back. --
  • from:
  • She had some horses
  • (1983) (Thunder's Mouth Press):
  • Call it fear
  • Anchorage
  • For Alva Benson, and for those who have learned to speak
  • The woman hanging from the thirteenth floor window
  • White bear
  • Invisible fish
  • Don't bother the earth spirit
  • It is an honor. --
  • from:
  • Secrets from the center of the world
  • (1989) (University of Arizona Press):
  • My house is the red earth
  • If you look with the mind of the swirling earth
  • If all events are related
  • This land is a poem
  • Anything that matters
  • The real revolution is love
  • Song for the deer and myself to return on
  • Rainy dawn
  • Santa Fe
  • Desire
  • The book of myths
  • Transformations
  • Eagle poem. --
  • from:
  • In mad love and war
  • (1990) (Wesleyan University Press):
  • Grace
  • Deer dancer
  • For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, whose spirit is present here and in the dappled stars
  • Trickster
  • Bird
  • The myth of blackbirds
  • The song of the house in the house
  • Letter from the end of the twentieth century
  • Promise of blue horses
  • The place the musician became a bear
  • Fishing
  • Promise
  • The dawn appears with butterflies
  • Perhaps the world ends here. --
  • from:
  • The woman who fell from the sky
  • (1994) (W.W. Norton):
  • Reconciliation, a prayer
  • The creation story
  • The woman who fell from the sky
  • The flood
  • A postcolonial tale
  • How to make it through to the end of a relationship
  • The path to the Milky Way leads through Los Angeles
  • The power of never
  • Hold up
  • Returning from the enemy
  • The ceremony
  • This is my heart
  • Protocol
  • Morning song. --
  • from:
  • A map to the next world : poems and tales
  • (2000) (W.W. Norton):
  • Songline of dawn
  • A map to the next world
  • The end
  • Emergence
  • Songs from the house of death, or,
  • Morning prayers
  • The everlasting
  • And if I awaken in Los Angeles
  • It's raining in Honolulu
  • Rushing the Pali
  • When the world as we knew it ended
  • New poems, 1999-2001:
  • In praise of earth
  • Letter (with songline) to the Breathmaker
  • I am not ready to die yet
  • Naming
  • Faith
  • Equinox
  • Ah, ah
Control code
ocn149089703
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780393325348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o149089703
  • (OCoLC)149089703

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