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Voices from Wah'Kon-Tah : Contemporary Poetry of Native Americans
Voices from Wah'Kon-Tah Contemporary Poetry of Native Americans Author:Joseph B. McCullough (Editor), Robert K. Dodge (Editor) Wah-Kon-Tah is the "Great Mystery," the sum total of all things, the conception of an impersonal, spiritual and life-giving power. The Dakotas believe that there are two kinds of songs: songs made by people, and songs that come in visions through the spirits of Wah-Kon-Tah. It is from the voices of Wah'Kon-Tah that people gain spir... more »itual power and wisdom.
This anthology is a collection of of poems by 34 native Americans, including Paula Gunn Allen, Charles G. Ballard, Phil George, Janet Campbell Hale, Littlebird, Emerson Blackhorse Mitchell, N. Scott Momaday, Duane Niatum, Simon Ortiz, Norman H. Russell, Liz Sohappy, Marnie Walsh, James Welsh, Donna Whitewing, Ray Young Bear, and others.
First published in 1974, this is the Second Edition of 1976. ISBN 0717804178.« less