A Study of Leisure Activities of Taos Pueblo Indian Children

A Study of Leisure Activities of Taos Pueblo Indian Children

Date: June 1970
Creator: McCarty, Jacqueline Quinn, 1928-
Description: The purposes of this study were to analyze and describe leisure activities, in order to provide useful data for school administrators, teachers, and writers of textbooks for Indian children. Particular consideration will be given in this field research to the following questions: 1. What are Taos Indian children's preferences for leisure activities? 2. Do children of the same Pueblo but of different sex have similar leisure activities?
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North American Indians

North American Indians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1832~
Creator: Catlin, George
Description: Two men and a woman wearing traditional Native American clothing are depicted in this group portrait.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
French-Indian interaction at an 18th century frontier post : the Roseborough Lake Site, Bowie County, Texas.

French-Indian interaction at an 18th century frontier post : the Roseborough Lake Site, Bowie County, Texas.

Date: May 1986
Creator: Gilmore, Kathleen.
Description: A report on archaeological excavations at the Roseborough Lake Site, conducted with the help of Field School students at North Texas State University in 1976. The research explored the life of the villages in the vicinity of the site at the time of early European contact.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

Date: 1940
Creator: Doty, Fern Marie
Description: The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life.
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[Woman with Children]

[Woman with Children]

Date: unknown
Creator: McCauley, Skeet
Description: Photograph of a Native American woman holding a baby. A small child plays nearby.
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[Sweat Lodge]

[Sweat Lodge]

Date: unknown
Creator: McAuley, Skeet
Description: Photograph of several people at a Native American sweat lodge. Two men face the camera, standing next to two buckets. A wall of trees stands behind them.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Children at Native American Dance Ceremony]

[Children at Native American Dance Ceremony]

Date: unknown
Creator: McAuley, Skeet
Description: Photograph of three children at a Native American dance ceremony. The children face the camera while several adults wear costumes behind them. Cars and a line of trees make up the background.
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ReSource, Volume 4, Number 1, [1987]

ReSource, Volume 4, Number 1, [1987]

Date: 1987
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: ReSource magazine includes articles and notes about research at North Texas State University in various academic fields.
Contributing Partner: University Relations, Communications & Marketing department for UNT
ReSource, Volume 3, Number 1, [1986]

ReSource, Volume 3, Number 1, [1986]

Date: 1986
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: ReSource magazine includes articles and notes about research at North Texas State University in various academic fields.
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The Evolution of Survival as Theme in Contemporary Native American Literature: from Alienation to Laughter

The Evolution of Survival as Theme in Contemporary Native American Literature: from Alienation to Laughter

Date: December 1994
Creator: Schein, Marie-Madeleine
Description: With the publication of his Pulitzer Prize winning novel, House Made of Dawn. N. Scott Momaday ended a three-decade hiatus in the production of works written by Native American writers, and contributed to the renaissance of a rich literature. The critical acclaim that the novel received helped to establish Native American literature as a legitimate addition to American literature at large and inspired other Native Americans to write. Contemporary Native American literature from 1969 to 1974 focuses on the themes of the alienated mixed-blood protagonist and his struggle to survive, and the progressive return to a forgotten or rejected Indian identity. For example, works such as Leslie Silko's Ceremony and James Welch's Winter in the Blood illustrate this dual focal point. As a result, scholarly attention on these works has focused on the theme of struggle to the extent that Native American literature can be perceived as necessarily presenting victimized characters. Yet, Native American literature is essentially a literature of survival and continuance, and not a literature of defeat. New writers such as Louise Erdrich, Hanay Geiogamah, and Simon Ortiz write to celebrate their Indian heritage and the survival of their people, even though they still use the themes of ...
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