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book cover for "Louisian Coushatta Basket Makers"
Traditional Knowledge, Resourcefulness, and Artistry as a Means of Survival
Linda P. Langley

"Louisiana Coushatta Basket Makers" brings together oral histories, tribal records, archival materials and archaeological evidence to ...

Book cover for "Watch Me Trick Ghosts"
Robert Krut

In "Watch Me Trick Ghosts," Robert Krut reveals a city weaving between a surreal consciousnesses and concrete imagination, where speakers are ...

Book cover for "Globalism and Gendering Cancer"
Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya
Miriam O'Kane Mara

This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to ...

Basket Diplomacy book cover
Leadership, Alliance-Building, and Resilience among the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, 1884-1984
Denise E. Bates

Before the Coushatta tribe of Louisiana became one of the state’s top private employers — with its vast landholdings and economic enterprises — ...

Colonial Legacies in Chicana/o Literature and Culture book cover
Looking through the Kaleidoscope
Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez

"Colonial Legacies in Chicana/o Literature and Culture" exposes the ways in which colonialism is expressed in the literary and cultural production ...

"Hope and Learning" book cover
Our Journey with Schizophrenia
Linda Snow-Griffin

The book describes the author's son's recovery from schizophrenia from her perspective as a mother and a psychologist. The story provides insights ...

Book cover for "Above the Well"
An Antiracist Argument From a Boy of Color
Asao B. Inoue

In "Above The Well," Asao Inoue explores race, language and literacy education through a combination of scholarship, personal history and ...

Health Aging book cover
Edited by Elaine T. Jurkowski, M. Aaron Guest

This new book examines the link between social determinants of health and the process of healthy aging. It provides public health practitioners ...


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