I'll Dream You Alive: Chants and Songs from East Greenland by Lawrence MillmanI'll Dream You Alive: Chants and Songs from East Greenland by Lawrence Millman

I'll Dream You Alive: Chants and Songs from East Greenland

byLawrence MillmanIllustratorUpdike Tessa

Paperback | June 1, 2016

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So you think Native American stories are all hymns of devotion to Mother Earth?  Well, you don’t know Wolverine, the Labrador Innu trickster figure.
He makes the comic book superhero seem like little more than a two bit punk.   When Wolverine is on the scene, weird things can and do happen — birch trees have eyes, a pile of shit can talk, and farts can literally kill.   Recommended not just to devotees of Native American culture, but also to readers in search of a chuckle if not a rip-roaring laugh.

Lawrence Millman has written 14 books, including such titles as Our Like Will Not Be There Again, Last Places, Northern Latitudes, and An Evening Among Head-hunters. He has made over 30 trips to the Arctic and Subarctic, but he's never been to Paris (Paris, Maine: once). He lived in East Greenland for parts of 1984 and 1985 while colle...
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Title:I'll Dream You Alive: Chants and Songs from East GreenlandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:44 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.09 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.09 inPublished:June 1, 2016Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0982821913

ISBN - 13:9780982821916

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These are cheerful, wild, emotional, musical little songs which brighten and strengthen our spirits. I loved them. Annie DillardEast Greenland poetry may not be all the rage anywhere, but if this little volume ...is representative of it, that is a shame... May it find a wide audience. Neils Ingweson, World Literature Today