restricted access   Volume 24, Number 2, Summer 2012

Table of Contents

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on SAIL

pp. vii-ix


Turning Tricks: Sexuality and Trickster Language in Vizenor’s The Heirs of Columbus

pp. 1-16

Figuring the Grotesque in Louise Erdrich’s Novels: Of Ojibwe Play, Modernist Form, and the Romantic Sensibility

pp. 17-38

Tribes of Men: John Joseph Mathews and Indian Internationalism

pp. 39-64

“Unmapped Territories”: The Career of Karl Kroeber (1926–2009)

pp. 65-67

“Art, Imagination, Storytelling”: An Interview with Karl Kroeber

pp. 68-75

“Give It Your Best Shot!”: Address to Columbia College Students Elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society

pp. 76-83

It’s Not a Poem. It’s My Life: Navajo Singing Identities

pp. 84-103


For Channa

pp. 104-106

Book Reviews

Delaware Tribe in a Cherokee Nation (review)

pp. 107-111

America the Beautiful: The Final Poems of Paula Gunn Allen (review)

pp. 111-115

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent (review)

pp. 116-120

Studies in the Literary Achievement of Louise Erdrich, Native American Writer: Fifteen Critical Essays (review)

pp. 120-123

Ogimaag: Anishinaabeg Leadership, 1760–1845 (review)

pp. 123-127

White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880–1940 (review)

pp. 127-133

PYM: A Novel (review)

pp. 133-136

The Dance Boots (review)

pp. 136-139

News and Announcements

p. 140

Contributor Biographies

pp. 141-144

Major Tribal Nations and Bands

pp. 145-146