Fire in the Village: New and Selected Stories

Fire in the Village: New and Selected Stories

by Anne M. Dunn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986448058
Publisher: Holy Cow! Press
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Pages: 260
Sales rank: 1,208,484
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Anne M. Dunn (1940) is an Anishinabeg-Ojibwe grandmother story-teller. She was born on the Red Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, was enrolled at the White Earth Reservation, grew up on the Leech Lake Reservation and resides in Cass Lake. Her books include: "When Beaver Was Very Great," "Grandmother's Gift" and "Winter Thunder"

As a young girl, she received many gifts from the wonderful storehouse of oral legends and animal fables of the Ojibwe, especially from her mother, Maefred Vanos Arey, and her grandmother, Frances Vanoss. Like many Native American children, Anne experienced life on reservation land and also lived for a time in Minneapolis. Anne grew up to become a licensed practical nurse, a mother of six, a newspaper reporter, and a professional storyteller.

Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Selections from "When Beaver Was Very Great"

How People Came
Our Foolish Friend
Sugar Bush
The Thrush
Rabbit and Otter
The River
Fisher's Reward
Charlie's Beans
The Promise
When Beaver Was Very Great

Selections from "Grandmother's Gift:

Grandmother's Gift
The Stone
Chipmunk
Mama and the Tattered White Dress
The Timid Rabbit
Crow Council
The Homely Woman
The Red-Eyed Ducks
A Jealous Husband
Amik (Beaver)
Little Medicine Drum Lake
The Lazy Son
Where Does the Train Go?
Weasel

Selections from "Winter Thunder"

The First Teller
How Grasshopper Tricked a Trickster
The Dam
Deer Wife
Ten Greedy Men
Turd Man
Woman Lake Legend
Hunter
Heart Berries
A Broken Friendship
Wanabozhoo Brings Fire
The Woman Who Made Drums
The Birth of Wanabozhoo

New Stories

Finding Water
The Dream Drum
Seven Daughters
Four Little Men
Kills His Enemy
Old Woman and the Bear
Food for Little People
Alpha
Old Woman and the Hunters
Horse Trade
Boarding School Runaway
Dirty Indians
Keeper of the Hair Bowl
Agatha's Secret
Fights the Bear
Big Sam
Fry Bread Mountain
Good Choice
Junkyard Deal
Abducted
Evening In Paris
Field of Many Dreams
It's in the Corn
Courage
Dad's Best Shirt

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