Wind from an enemy sky by D"Arcy McNickle

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .

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  • Indians of North America -- Fiction.

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StatementD"Arcy McNickle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M2353 Wi 1978, PS3525.A2844 Wi 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL4904205M
ISBN 100064510506
LC Control Number76050450

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McNickle does not make as much use of spiritualism and ancient beliefs as some of the modern Native American writers. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The conflict between Native Americans and the white man is one that will be forever engraved in history. We read about it in textbooks, and hear about it from our tribal elders and friends.

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Native American Authors: Browsing by Book Title Wind from an enemy sky by D’Arcy William McNickle. McNickle, D’Arcy William. Wind from an enemy sky New York: Harper & Row, Genre: Fiction ISBN: Return to Native American Authors Home. This book explores the circularity of Navajo thought in sandpaintings, Navajo chantway myths, and stories reflected in the celestial constellations.

Beautifully illustrated by the author, this well-documented book explores the spiritual world of the Navajo, their ceremonial practices, and their conceptions of time and stellar motion.

One of the foremost Native American intellectuals of his generation (), D'Arcy McNickle is best known today for the American Indian history center that carries his name at the Newberry Library in Chicago, and for his novels, The Surrounded, Runner in the Sun, and Wind from an Enemy Sky.A historian and novelist, he was also an anthropologist, Bureau of Indian Affairs Cited by: Books Fiction.

The Surrounded () Runner in the Sun: A Story of Indian Maize (), young adult novel; Wind From an Enemy Sky () The Hawk is Hungry and Other Stories () Non-fiction. They Came Here First: the Epic of the American Indian (); Revised edition, Died: Octo (aged 73), Albuquerque.

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