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Spring 1997

Volume XXII No. 2 (Spring 1997)


Editors' Page 4
Guest Editor's Introduction: Native Voices of the Southwest
Marie-Madeleine Schein
5

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Constructing the Self through Language and Vision in N. Scott Momaday's The Ancient Child
Philip Heldrich
11
"The Current of Their Common Blood": Reading Beyond the Empire of the Mind
Michael Hobbs
21
Returning and Remembering: The Recovery of the Maternal in Leslie Silko's Ceremony
Nancy Von Rosk
33
Reintegration and Regeneration through Ritual in Silko's Ceremony
Robin Cohen
49
Metaphor and Meaning in Anna Lee Walters' "The Sun is Not Merciful"
Howard Meredith
63
The Feminist Journey in Paula Gunn Allen's The Woman Who Owned the Shadows
Barbara Cook
69
Luci Tapahonso and Simon Ortiz: Allegory, Symbol, Language, Poetry
Dean Rader
75
The Stories Walls Tell
Carole McAllister and Carlon Andre
93
For Now It's Enough: Late Night at the ARA House: Thank God I'm Alive
Simon J. Ortiz
101

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Light
Simon J. Ortiz
105

Reviews

Titles Page Number
Dancing on Common Ground: Tribal Cultures and Alliances on the Southern Plains by Howard Meredith
John Scenters-Zapico
109
Comanche Political History: An Ethnohistorical Perspective 1706-1875 by Thomas W. Kavanagh
Clay Reynolds
111
Beyond Bounds: Cross Cultural Essays on Anglo, American Indian, & Chicano by Robert Franklin Gish
Nueva Granada: Paul Horgan and the Southwest by Robert Franklin Gish
Verne Huser
114
Gerald Vizenor: Writing in the Oral Tradition by Kimberly M. Blaeser
Marie-Madeleine Shein
116
All the Buffalo Returning by Dorothy M. Johnson
Esther Broughton
116
The Encomenderos of New Spain, 1521-1555 by Robert Himmerich y Valencia
Donald E. Chipman
118
Bordering on Chaos: Guerrillas, Stockbrokers, Politicians and Mexico's Road to Prosperity by Andres Oppenheimer
Josh Busby
119
The Meanings of Macho: Being a Man in Mexico City by Matthew C. Guttmann
Muy Macho: Latino Men Confront Their Manhood edited and with an introduction by Ray Gonzalez
John C. Miller
122
Re-lmagining the Modern American West: A Century of Fiction, History, and Art by Richard W. Etulain
Charles Peek
123
The Abstract Wild by Jack Turner
Verne Huser
125
Cruising Paradise by Sam Shepard
Mark Busby
127
Contributors 129