- Bruchac, Joseph, Editor
Survival This Way: Interviews with American Indian Poets
Sun Tracks: University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 1987, Cloth, , First Edition, Very Good /Very Good
xiii, 363 pp. A nice copy, a tiny tear and crimp at top of spine on dj. Some dust marks on top edge of text block. Each interview is introduced with a poem: Paula Gunn Allen (I Climb the Mesa in My Dreams), Peter Blue Cloud (Talking with the Past), Diane Burns (That Beat, That Pulse), Elizabeth Cook-Lynn (As a Dakota Woman), Louise Erdrich (Whatever Is Really Yours), Joy Harjo (The Story of All Our Survival), Lance Henson (The Whirlwind Is a Mirror), Linda Hogan (To Take Care of Life), Karoniaktatie (The River Is the Past), Maurice Kenny (Our Own Pasts), Harold Littlebird (Passing It On), N. Scott Momaday (The Magic of Words), Duane Niatum (Closing the Circle), Simon Ortiz (The Story Never Ends), Carter Revard (Something That Stays Alive), Wendy Rose (The Bones Are Alive), Luci Tapahonso (For What It Is), Gerald Vizenor (Follow the Trickroutes), James Welch (I Just Kept My Eyes Open), Roberta Hill Whiteman (Massaging the Earth), and Ray Young Bear (Connected to the Past). ''We travelled this way, / gauged our distance by stories / and loved our children.''--Simon Ortiz.