Born Tying Knots: Swampy Cree Naming Stories. Howard Norman, trans., Samuel Makidemewa'be.

Born Tying Knots: Swampy Cree Naming Stories

Ann Arbor: Bear Claw Press, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. First edition of Norman's scarce first book, preceding The Wishing Bone Cycle, which the author's note states is to be published in the spring of 1976. Norman went on to great acclaim for his further translations from the Algonquin, Cree, Eskimo, and Inuit languages, along with his award-winning novel The Bird Artist (1994). 42 pp. A very good minus copy in original yellow wrappers, as issued, with some rubbing and surface wear to the covers. Upper corner a bit bumped. Interior clean. Blurb by Gary Snyder on rear cover. Very Good. Item #446

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