Composite Indigenous Genres: Cheyenne Ledger Art as Literature

  title={Composite Indigenous Genres: Cheyenne Ledger Art as Literature},
  author={Denise Low},
  journal={Studies in American Indian Literatures},
  pages={104 - 83}
  • Denise Low
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Studies in American Indian Literatures
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Decolonizing Projects: Creating Pluriversal Possibilities in Rhetoric
Ellen CushmanNortheastern UniversityThose of us gathered in these pages met at a Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute with the goal of creating knowledge that would help to re-place the mat...
Missing links: Ledger book structure and two war books of the 1860s
Scholarship on Plains Indian ledger art has traditionally focused on the content of drawings rather than the practices and interactions of warrior-artists, especially during the period of the IndianExpand


Lanford . “ Washee and the Indian Scouts of Fort Reno : Cheyenne and Arapaho Ledger Art at the End of the Nineteenth Century . ”
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Of forests and trees : John C. Ewers's early white influence upon plains indian painting re-examined
L'A. reprend, dans une perspective critique, la these presentee par John C.Ewers dans son livre Les influences blanches precoces dans la peinture indienne des Plaines: George Catlin et Carl BodmerExpand
Washee and the Indian scouts of Fort Reno, Cheyenne and Arapaho ledger art at the end of the nineteenth century
Les scouts indiens de Fort Reno etaient une partie de l'effort de l'armee americaine d'utiliser les hommes Cheyennes et Arapaho comme patrouilles dans la Reserve Cheyenne-Arapaho entre 1885 et 1895.Expand
Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence
Native peoples today are best known through their fugitive poses: textual and graphic depictions steeped in a modernist aesthetic of romantic victimry, tragedy, and nostalgia. In Fugitive PosesExpand
Reinventing the enemy's language : contemporary native women's writings of North America
This long-awaited anthology celebrates the experience of Native American women and is at once an important contribution to our literature and an historical document. It is the most comprehensiveExpand
Cheyenne Dog Soldiers: A Ledgerbook History of Coups and Combat
Since the Battle of Summit Springs on July 11, 1869, a ledgerbook of over one hundred color drawings lay neglected in the archives of the Colorado Historical Society for nearly a century. TheExpand
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Plains Indian drawings, 1865-1935 : pages from a visual history
The Plains Indians of North America have a long tradition of chronicling their lives pictorially, but in the mid-19th century, as a result of increased contact with soldiers and settlers moving west,Expand
“ Artists in Blue : The Indian Scouts of Fort Reno and Fort Supply . ”
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