Creative Nonfiction

C. Novels

 

C9. Hilden, Patricia Penn; When Nickels Were Indians: An Urban, Mixed-Blood Story [1995, 1997] 1995

When / Nickels / Were / Indians / An Urban, / Mixed-Blood / Story / Patricia / Penn Hilden / Illustrated by Anne-Marie Hamilton / Smithsonian Institution Press / Washington and London

Location: Pendleton Public Library; Pendleton, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 1 unpaginated blanks; i. half title; ii. ‘Smithsonian Series of Studies in Native American Literatures;’ iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. quote; vii. ‘Contents;’ viii. blank; ix-xii. ‘Preface: ‘Anyway, That’s What I Think;’’ 1-214. text; 215-52. ‘Notes;’ 253-59. ‘Index;’ 3 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “1. Getting Out of Dodge,” “2. Ancestral Burdens,” “3. Buffalo Bill’s Defunct,” “4. Dislocations,” “5. Blood Wars,” “6. De-Colonizing the (Women’s) Mind,” “7. Indian Fashion,” “8 ‘Til Indian Voices Wake Us”

Description: Work of memoir-style creative nonfiction dealing with being of mixed heritage. Written by an author of Nez Perce heritage.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Gender, Literature, Novels

 

C26. Kauffman, Hattie; Falling into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming [2013] 2013

Falling / into Place / A Memoir of / Overcoming / Hattie Kauffman / Baker Books / a division of Baker Publishing Group / Grand Rapids, Michigan

Location: Alvin M. & Betty Josephy Library of Western History and Culture; Joseph, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 1. reviews; 2. blank; 3. full title; 4. copyright; 5. dedication; 6. blank; 7. ‘Acknowledgements;’ 8. blank; 9-234. text; 235-36. ‘Epilogue;’ 237. information on how to learn more about the author; 238. blank; 239. information on how to learn more about the publisher

Text Contents: 31 untitled chapters

Description: Memoir by the first Native American new anchor to broadcast on national evening news. Topics in the memoir include childhood memories, Kauffman’s career as a reporter, relationships, and religion.

Reviews: Marchbanks, Rachael. “Falling into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming.” Review of Falling into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming, by Hattie Kauffman. Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, August 21, 2016, Media Reviews. https://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/falling-place-memoir-overcoming/

Peterman, Mindy. “Review: ‘Falling into Place’: Hattie Kauffman’s story of faith and hope.” Digital Journal, May 6, 2014, Entertainment. http://www.digitaljournal.com/a-and-e/arts/review-falling-into-place-hattie-kauffman-s-story-of-sadness-and-hope/article/383061

“Falling Apart, Falling Together: A Review of Hattie Kauffman’s Memoir, FALLING INTO PLACE.” PowWows.com, October 7, 2014. http://www.powwows.com/falling-apart-falling-together-a-review-of-hattie-kauffmans-memoir-falling-into-place/

Keywords: Culture, Religion, Romance, Creative Nonfiction, Novels, Literature

 

C36. Penn, W.S.; All My Sins Are Relatives [1995, 1996] 1995

All My Sins Are / Relatives / W. S. Penn / University of Nebraska Press / Lincoln & London / 1995

Location: Alvin M. & Betty Josephy Library of Western History and Culture; Joseph, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: i. half title, quote from Gerald Vizenor; ii. awards and award committee (1994 North American Indian Prose Award); iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. blank; vii. ‘Contents;’ viii. ‘Illustrations;’ ix. half title; x. blank; 1-245. text; 246. blank; 247-253. ‘Notes;’ 254. blank; 255-257. ‘Bibliography;’ unpaginated page. ‘Winners of the North American Indian Prose Award;’ 4 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “1. So Close, Coyote,” “2. Dreaming,” “3. Uprooted in Eikish Pah,” “4. Pitching Tense,” “5. Scylla or The True Spelling of Mourning,” “6. The Jacks of Charybdis,” “7. Respect for Wendy Rose,” “8. Live Doubts and Whipping Cream,” “9. Of Bloody Punctuation,” “10. So Much Water, Underground”

Description: Memoir/autobiography-styled work of creative fiction by a Nez Perce/Osage/Anglo man about his identity. While some chapters seem to fall under the category of creative nonfiction, others seem to be nonfiction essays. However, the work as a whole seems to be told in manner of creative nonfiction, as the author’s story is interspersed with these essays.

Reviews: Smith, Jeanne Rosier. MELUS 25, no. 3/4 (2000): 287-90. doi:10.2307/468249.

Bataille, Gretchen M. Review of All My Sins Are Relatives, by W.S. Penn. Virginia Commonwealth University Scholars Compass, no. 15, 1995: 58-59. http://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1752&context=ess

“All My Sins Are Relatives.” Review of All My Sins Are Relatives, by W.S. Penn. Publishers Weekly, April 3, 2000. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-8032-3709-4

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Novels, Literature

 

F. Short Stories

 

F5. Hernández-Avila, Inés. “In the Trace of Each Footstep: The Constant Song of SpiritMemory.” In Eating Fire, Tasting Blood: An Anthology of the American Indian Holocaust, edited by Marijo Moore, n.p. unknown city: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2006.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Short Stories, Literature

 

F6. Hilden, Patricia Penn. Foreword to The Nez Perces in the Indian Territory: Nimiipuu Survival, by J. Diane Pearson, ix-xi. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 2008.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Short Stories, Literature

 

F7. Liberty, David Michael, and Mary Christina Wood. “Oregon Voices: It’s Never Too Late to Give Away a Horse.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 105, no. 1 (2004): 96-107. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20615394.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, C.E.S. Wood, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F9. Penn, W. S. “Paving with Good Intentions.” In MFS Modern Fiction Studies, Volume 45, number 1 edited by Nancy J. Peterson, 235-72. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Short Stories, Literature

 

F10. Penn, W.S.; This Is the World [2000] 2000

This Is the World / W. S. Penn / Michigan State University Press, Lansing, Michigan

Location: University of Idaho Library, University of Idaho; Moscow, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: i. half title; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. blank; vii. ‘Contents;’ viii. blank; 1-212. text; 2 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “This Is the World,” “Toothpaste,” “Rosa,” “Neither,” “Cowboys and Indians,” “So Much Water, Underground,” “Tarantulas,” “Early Age and Late Disorder,” “Interlude,” “Fog,” “Storm Watch,” “In Dreams Begins Reality,” “Grab Hold,” “Star Lake, Long Ago,” “Talking Turkey, Not Goose”

Description: Short story collection by W. S. Penn, a part-Nez Perce author.

Reviews: “This Is the World.” Review of This Is the World, by W. S. Penn. Publishers Weekly, November 20, 2000. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-87013-561-3

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Short Stories, Literature

 

F11. Penn, W. S. “In the Garden of the Gods.” In Here First: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers, edited by Arnold Krupat and Brian Swann, 276-96. New York: The Modern Library, 2000.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Short Stories, Literature

 

F15. Pinkham, Allen V. “Childhood Memories of Fishing at Celilo Falls.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 108, no. 4 (2007): 586-95. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20615798.

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Culture, Short Stories, Literature

 

F16. Schlick, Mary Dodds. “Beginnings, 1950-1956.” In Coming to Stay: A Columbia River Journey by Mary Dodds Schlick, 21-44. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society and Seattle, Washington: University of Washington Press, 2006.

Note: Several mentions of the Nez Perce in this chapter of creative nonfiction

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Short Stories, Politics, Literature, Culture

 

F18. “The Joke Was on the Whites in Pendleton.” In The Stories We Tell: An Anthology of Oregon Folk Literature edited by Suzi Jones and Jarold Ramsey, 29-30. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1994. Originally published in the Oregonian, p. 1 (Portland, Oregon: 1837).

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F19. Trahant, Mark M. untitled chapter. In Pictures of Our Nobler Selves: A History of Native American Contributions to News Media edited by Mark N. Trahant, 1-2. Nashville: The Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, 1996.

Note: Story on Hattie Kauffman, the first Native American woman to appear on the national nightly news

Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Short Stories, Literature

 

F20. Williamson, Darcy. “‘A Perfect Torrent’— General Oliver Otis Howard.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 117-22. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Nez Perce War, General Howard, Short Stories, Literature

 

F21. Williamson, Darcy. “Bannock Attacks on the Snake.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 123-27. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F22. Williamson, Darcy. “Disaster on the Salmon, 1832.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 21-24. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F23. Williamson, Darcy. “Dworshak, Idaho’s White Elephant?.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 307-16. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F24. Williamson, Darcy. “Greer Ferry.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 41-44. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F25. Williamson, Darcy. “Lewis and Clark Turned Back.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 5-8. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Lewis and Clark, Short Stories, Literature

 

F26. Williamson, Darcy. “James Henoty’s Salmon Fishery.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 99-102. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F27. Williamson, Darcy. “Slaterville.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 45-48. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F28. Williamson, Darcy. “Taylor’s Ferry Tale.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 213-17. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F29. Williamson, Darcy. “The Abandonment of George Colgate.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 149-57. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F30. Williamson, Darcy. “The Colonel Wright.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 75-79. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F31. Williamson, Darcy. “‘The Snake River Is Very High’— Chief Joseph.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 111-16. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

 

F32. Williamson, Darcy. “The Wilson Price Hunt Party.” In River Tales of Idaho by Darcy Williamson, 11-15. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1997.

Keywords: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, 19th Century History, Short Stories, Literature

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