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Trickster : Native American tales : a graphic collection / edited by Matt Dembicki.

Dembicki, Matt. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library G TRI (Text) 33500012761524 Main Available -
Fertile Public Library G TRI (Text) 33500011067139 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781555917241 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1555917240 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 231 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: MN American Indian literature.
Formatted Contents Note: Coyote and the pebbles / Dayton Edmonds and Micah Farritor -- Raven the trickster / John Active and Jason Copland -- Azban and the crayfish / James Bruchac, Joseph Bruchac, and Matt Dembicki -- Trickster and the Great Chief / David Smith and Jerry Carr -- Horned Toad Lady and Coyote / Eldrena Douma and Roy Boney, Jr. -- Rabbit and the tug-of-war / Michael Thompson and Jacob Warrenfeltz -- Moshup's bridge / Jonathan Perry, Chris Piers, and Scott White -- Rabbit's Choctaw tail tale / Tim Tingle and Pat Lewis -- The wolf and the mink / Elaine Grinnell and Michelle Silva -- The dangerous beaver / Mary Eyley and Jim Coon -- Giddy up, Wolfie / Greg Rodgers and Mike Short -- How the alligator Got his brown, scaly skin / Joyce Bear and Megan Baehr -- The Yehasuri : the little wild Indians / Beckee Garris and Andrew Cohen -- Waynaboozhoo and the geese / Dan Jones and Michael Auger -- When Coyote decided to get married / Eirik Thorsgard and Rand Arrington -- Puapualenalena, wizard-dog of the Waipi'o Valley / Thomas Cummings, Jr. and Paul Zdepski -- Ishjinki and Buzzard / Jimm GoodTracks and Dimi Macheras -- The bear who stole the Chinook / Jack Gladstone and Evan Keeling -- How Wildcat caught a turkey / Joseph Stands With Many and Jon Sperry -- Espun and Grandfather / John Bear Mitchell and Andy Bennett -- Mai and the cliff-dwelling birds / Sunny Dooley and J. Chris Campbell.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2010 May #1
    *Starred Review* This graphic-format collection of Native American tales featuring an old folk favorite—the trickster—hits an impressive trifecta of achievements. First, it's a wildly successful platform for indie-comic creators and an excellent showcase for their distinctive styles. From David Smith and Jerry Carr's heroic, animation-inspired "Trickster and the Great Chief" to the Looney Toons zaniness of "Rabbit's Chocktaw Tail Tale," by Tim Tingle and Pat Lewis, there's a bit of visual panache here for every taste. Second, this is one of the very infrequent graphic novels to focus on Native American themes and events, a surprising absence that this book—along with Shannon and Dean Hale's Calamity Jack (2010)—remedies with respect and imagination. Lastly, as Native American folklore is so directly tied to the culture's spirituality, this proves the rare graphic novel that handles such issues without specifically attaching them to standard religious practices. With stories that vary in emotional tone, matching the ever-shifting appearance and character of the trickster himself and the lessons he teaches and learns, this collection is an ideal choice for dipping into over and over. A dandy read for those interested in history, folklore, adventure, humor, or the arts, and a unique contribution to the form. Copyright 2010 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Matt Dembicki previously edited and contributed to the Eisner-nominated and Aesop Prize-winningTrickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. He also served at the helm of District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, D.C., an Harvey Award-nominated anthology that was named as one of the best books of 2012 by theWashington Post.

Matt Dembicki is a cartoonist workin' and livin' in the DMV (District-Maryland-Virginia area). He previously edited and contributed to the Eisner-nominated and Aesop Prize-winning Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. He also served at the helm of District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, D.C., a Harvey Award-nominated anthology that was named as one of the best books of 2012 by The Washington Post, and Wild Ocean: Sharks, Whales, Rays, and Other Endangered Sea Creatures. Matt is co-founder of the D.C. Conspiracy, a local comic creators collective that publishes the semi-annual free comics newspaper Magic Bullet. Connect with him on his blog at matt-dembicki.blogspot.com.

Subject: Indians of North America > Folklore > Comic books, strips, etc.
Tricksters > North America > Comic books, strips, etc.
Tales > North America > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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