Museum of American Poetics Exhibits

American Indian Words Between Worlds

This exhibit highlights the cultural wisdom of American Indians working to bridge The Old Ways with those of modernity.

 

Atlas of Indian tribes, cultures & languages of the U.S
Atlas of Indian tribes, cultures & languages of the U.S.
       
    Map of Linguistic stocks of American Indians
Map of Linguistic stocks of American Indians
   
        Indian Removal Act
Indian Removal Act
  Trail of Tears
Trail of Tears
     
      Edward Curtis Collection
Edward Curtis Collection
 
Indian Termination Policy
Indian Termination Policy
       
    American Indian Movement
American Indian Movement
   
        Red Power Movement
Red Power Movement
       
      Trail of Broken Treaties
Trail of Broken Treaties
 
Sherman Alexie
Sherman Alexie
   
    Paula Gunn Allen
Paula Gunn Allen
Anishinaabekwe
Anishinaabekwe
     
    Sherwin Bitsui
Sherwin Bitsui
    Black Elk
Black Elk
 
Beth Brant
Beth Brant
     
    Joseph Bruchac
Joseph Bruchac
Diane Burns
Diane Burns
   
    Lorna Dee Cervantes
Lorna Dee Cervantes
Chrystos
Chrystos
     
    Allison Hedge Coke
Allison Hedge Coke
        Vine Deloria, Jr.
Vine Deloria, Jr.
Louise Erdrich
Louise Erdrich
       
         
  Nia Francisco
Nia Francisco
     
    Santee Frazier
Santee Frazier
  Jewelle Gomez
Jewelle Gomez
     
      Q.R. Hand, Jr.
Q.R. Hand, Jr.
Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo
     
    Linda Hogan
Linda Hogan
 
    Thomas Hubbard
Thomas Hubbard
Joan Kane
Joan Kane
     
       
  Maurice Kenny
Maurice Kenny
   
    Tiffany Midge
Tiffany Midge
N. Scott Momaday
N. Scott Momaday
     
    Nora Naranjo-Morse
Nora Naranjo-Morse
 
Mourning Dove
Mourning Dove
     
    John Neihardt
John Neihardt
         
      Jim Northrup
Jim Northrup
 
         
    dg okpik
dg okpik
   
Sara Marie Ortiz
Sara Marie Ortiz
     
       
  Simon Ortiz
Simon Ortiz
   
    Leonard Peltier
Leonard Peltier
     
    Trevino Brings Plenty
Trevino Brings Plenty
Wendy Rose
Wendy Rose
     
  Cheryl Savageau
Cheryl Savageau
 
Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (1800-1842)
Jane Johnston Schoolcraft
       
        Cedar Sigo
Cedar Sigo
  Leslie Marmon Silko
Leslie Marmon Silko
     
  Layli Long Soldier
Layli Long Soldier
 
Mary Tallmountain
Mary Tallmountain
   
    Margo Tamez
Margo Tamez
Luci Tapahonso
Luci Tapahonso
   
    John Trudell
John Trudell
Gerald Vizenor
Gerald Vizenor
   
  Anna Lee Walters
Anna Lee Walters
      Roberta Hill Whiteman
Roberta Hill Whiteman
  Ray Young Bear
Ray Young Bear
 
Zitkala-Sa
Zitkala-Sa