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de Montano, Martha Kreipe

Prairie Band Potawatomi
Plays in the Archive
Harvest Ceremony: Beyond the Thanksgiving Myth, Revised 1997 with Jennifer Fell Hayes (typescript, 21 pp.). The Gathering Synopsis

Other publications
Coyote in Love With a Star. New York: Abbeville Press & NMAI (picture book).
Arlene Hirschfelder and Martha Kreipe de Montano. The Native American Almanac: A Portrait of Native America Today. New York: Prentice Hall General Reference, 1993.
“Powwows.” In Native Heritage: Personal Accounts by American Indians, 1790 to the Present. Ed. Arlene Hirschfelder. New York: Macmillan, 1995.
Martha Kreipe de Montano
George Gustav Heye Center
National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004
(212) 825-8111

Dunn, Carolyn

Creek, Cherokee, Seminole
Plays in the Archive
Ghost Dance: A Play in Two Acts. 2008. 2 acts, 7 scenes. 62 pp. 4W 4M. Synopsis.
The Frybread Queen. 2009. 4 acts. 85 pp. 4W. Synopsis.

Other publications
Outfoxing Coyote. San Pedro, CA: That Painted Horse Press, 2001.
Through the Eye of the Deer: An Anthology of Native American Women Writers. Ed. by Carolyn Dunn and Carol Comfort. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1999.
Hozho: Walking in Beauty: Native American Stories of Inspiration, Humor, and Life. Ed. by Paula Gunn Allen and Carolyn Dunn. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 2001.

Muriel Nellis/Jane Roberts Literary and Creative Artists
3543 Ablemarle St NW
Washington DC 20008-4213
(202) 362-4688; (202) 362-8875 fax

FastHorse, Larissa

Sicangu Nation, Rosebud Sioux Tribw
Plays in the Archive
Average Family. 2007. Two acts. 69 pp. Adults: 1W 2M; Children ages 6-14: 3W 3M. Synopsis.
Produced at Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, September 2007. The Archive includes production stills, publicity, reviews.
Teaching Disco Dancing to Our Elders: A Class Presentation. 2008. Three acts. 49 pp. 2W 2M. Synopsis.
Produced at Native Voices at the Autry in February 2008. The Archive includes production stills, a promotional video, publicity, reviews.

Glancy, Diane

Plays in the Archive

The Lesser Wars: Twelve “sorties”. 74 pages. 1W 1M. Synopsis.
Jump Kiss: Seven “plates”. 71 pages. 1+ voices. Synopsis.
The Woman Who Was a Red Deer Dressed for a Deer Dance. One act. 31 pages. 1W 1G.
Halfact. One act. 11 pages. 1G 1B 1 Narrator. Synopsis.
The Truth Teller. Four “seasons”. 17 pages. 1W 1M.
Segwohi. Six scenes. 43 pages. 1W 2M.
Mother of Mosquitos. One act. 7 pages. 1W 2M/W Chorus.
The Best Fancy Dancer the Pushmataha Pow Wow’s Ever Seen. Two acts. 49 pages. 2W 2M 2M/W.
One Horse. One act. 4 pages. 2 voices.
The Sum of Winter: A Fractional Play. 2005. Eight plays of from three to twnety-four pages each that can be presented in various combinations. Synopsis.
Stone Heart: Everyone Loves a Journey West. 2005. One act. 25 pages. 1W 2M. his play is about the 1804-06 Lewis & Clark expedition from Fort Mandan to the Pacific Coast and back. Its focus is Sacajawea.
World Premier, February 17 through March 13, 2006, Native Voices at the Autry (Autry National Center, Los Angles), directed by Randy Reinholz. With Thirza Defoe as Sacajawea.
Salvage. 2008. 32 scenes. 60 pages. 1W 2M. Synopsis. Productions: Native Voices at the Autry (Los Angeles), October 31-November 23, 2008; Origins Festival (London), May 9-17, 2009.

Unpublished plays in North American Women’s Drama

The Distant Cry of Betelgeuse
The Collector of a Three-Cornered Stamp
The Words of My Roaring
The Conversion of Inversion
Man Red

Other Publications
One Age in a Dream. 1986
Offering: Poetry and Prose. 1988
Iron Woman: Poems. 1990
Trigger Dance. 1990
Lone Dog’s Winter Count. 1991
Claiming Breath. 1992
Firesticks: A Collection of Stories. 1993
Monkey Secret. 1995
“Weebjob.” In Contemporary Plays by Women of Color. 1996
“Weebjob.” In Great Scenes from Minority Playwrights. 1997
Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears. 1996
The West Pole. 1996
The Only Piece of Furniture in the House: A Novel. 1996
War Cries: A Collection of Plays. Holy Cow!, 1997
The Cold-and-Hunger Dance. 1998
Flutie: A Novel. 1998
“Jack Wilson or Wovoka and Christ My Lord” and “Polar Breath” in The Norton Anthology of American Literature. 5th ed. 1998
Fuller Man: A Novel. 1999
Visit Teepee Town: Native Writings after the Detour. Edited by Diane Glancy and Mark Nowak. 1999
The Relief of America. 2000
The Man Who Heard the Land. 2001
American Gypsy: Six Native American Plays. 2002
Designs of the Night Sky. 2002
The Mask Maker: A Novel. 2002
The Shadow’s Horse. 2003
Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea. 2003
Primer of the Obsolete. 2004
In-Between Places: Essays. 2005
Rooms: New and Selected Poems. 2005
The Dance Partner: Poems. 2005
The Reason for Crows: A Novel of Kateri Tetakwitha. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009
Pushing the Bear: After the Trail of Tears. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009
Links to other pages about Diane Glancy
Diane Glancy homepage
Storytellers: Native American Authors Online
Internet Public Library
Native Authors
Voices From the Gaps

Gomez, Terry

Plays in the Archive
Carbon Black. (typescript, 76 pp.) Two acts. 3W 3M Chorus.
Rain Dance. (typescript, 76 pp.) Two acts. 3M 3W.
Melanin. (typescript, 79 pp.) Two acts. 2M 4W.

Other publications
“Inter-Tribal.” In Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology. Ed. Kathy A. Perkins and Roberta Uno. New York: Routledge, 1996. 199-215.

Howe, LeAnne

Plays in the Archive

Indian Radio Days (Roxy Gordon, co-author) (typescript, 46 pp.) “Theatrical radio show” w/o break, approx. running time 1 hour 30 minutes. Flexible cast (suggested minimum 10). Production, Review, and photos.
Big Pow Wow Program front and program back.

Other Publications (selected)
Miko Kings: An Indian Baseball Story. San Francisco: Aunt Lute, 2007.
Equinoxes rouges. Trans. Daniele Lauruelle. Paris: Gallimard, 2004. Translation of Shell Shaker.
Evidence of Red: Poems and Prose. Cambridge, Eng.: Salt, 2005.
Shell Shaker. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2001.
“Indian Radio Days” Seventh Generation: An Anthology of Native American Plays. Ed. Miriam D’Aponte. Theatre Communications Group, 1998.
Coyote Papers. Dallas, Tx: Wowapi, 1985. Fiction.

New Plays
Choctalking on Other Realities. One-woman performance, Krannert Center Studio Theatre, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana. January 23 and 24, 2009. LeAnne Howe: Choctalking on Other Realitiesto new story, review, and rehearsal video.
The Mascot Opera: A Minuet.

Short Fiction in Anthologies
“An American in New York” appears in Spiderwoman’s Granddaughters (1989)
“The Bone Picker” appears in Fiction International #20 (1991)
“Dance of the Dead” appears in Looking Glass, University of CA’s Publications in American Indian Studies (1991)
“Moccasins Don’t Have High Heels” and “The Red Wars” both appear in American Indian Literature (1991)
“Danse de L’amour, Danse de Mort” appears in Earth Song, Sky Spirit: An Anthology of Native American Writers (1993)
“An American In New York” appears in Global Cultures: A Transnational Short Fiction Reader (1994)
“The Chaos of Angels” appears in Callaloo, Native American Literature, Volume 17, #1 Native Heritage Issue (1994)
“Evidence of Red” appears in Nebraska English Journal (1994)
“A Story for Ohoyo Shatanni” appears in Returning the Gift, An Anthology (1994)
“Moccasins Don’t Have High Heels” appears in Native American Literature (1995)
“Shell shakers” appears in the Fall 1996 issue of Story (1996)
“Indians Never Say Good-bye” will appear in Reinventing the Enemy’s Language (1997)

Essays in Anthologies
“The Sewage of Foreigners” co-authored with Ms. Scott Morrison in Federal Bar News and Journal, Vol. 39, No. 6 (July) (1992)
“The Indian Researcher An Interpreter of History” and “Hashi Mi Mali” in Gatherings, the En’owkin Journal of First North American Peoples, Vol. IV (1993)
“My Mothers, My Uncles, Myself” in Everything Matters: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers (1997)

Links to other pages about LeAnne Howe
Internet Public Library page
Voices From the Gaps page



Plays in the Archive
Njinga The Queen King (Njinga-Muchino a Muhaito): The Return of the Warrior. A Play with Music and Pageanty. 1995. (typescript, 41 pp., dated January 23, 1996) Two acts. 10W 4M 1G 1B Dancers, Musicians
Njinga The Queen King: The Return of the Warrior. Excerpts from BAM Next Wave Festival. Kingston, NY: Pauline Oliveros Foundation, 1993. Videocassette

Other publications
Pride of Family: Four Generations of American Women of Color. Summit Books, 1991: Avon Books, 1993.

For information and bookings contact: Pauline Oliveros Foundation, Inc.
P. O. Box 1956
Kingston, NY 12401-0900
Ione’s Homepage

Kneubuhl, Victoria Nalani

Plays in the Archive
Ka Wai Ola (The Living Water). 1998. 22 Scenes. 75 pages. Ensemble cast (11+)
Fanny and Belle. 1998. Two acts. 140 pages. 2W Chorus(4W,4M)
The Annexation Debate. 1998. One act. 35 pages. 2W 4M
Trial of a Queen: 1895 Military Tribunal. Extended one act. 62 pages. 1W 9M
January 1893. 1993. Five acts. 103 pages. Ensemble cast (14+)
Ka’iulani: A Cantata for the Theatre. Written with Dennis Carroll, Robert Nelson, and Ryan Page. 1987. Three Parts. 67 pages. 4W 4M 10 Chorus(W). Photo / Poster
The Conversion of Ka’ahumanu. 1988. Two acts. 107 pages. 5W. Photo / Poster One / Poster Two
Paniolo Spurs. 1994. One act. 68 pages. 2W 4M.
Emmalehua. 1995. Two acts. 103 pages. 2W 3M Chorus. Produced by Kumu Kahua Theatre, 1996. Program
The Story of Susanna. 1996. Two acts. 101 pages. 5W 2M. Poster
Ola Na Iwi [The Bones Live]. 1994. Two acts. 115 pages. 6W 5M.
Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories. One act (6 “Stories”). 42 pages. Flexible cast. The stories adapted are: “How the Camel Got His Hump,” “How the Elephant Got His Trunk,” “How the Rhinocerus Got His Skin,” “The Beginning of Armadillos,” “The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo,” and “The First Letter.”
Tofa Samoa. 1991. 14 Scenes. 70 pages. 1W 1G 1B Chorus. Synopsis / Poster

Koostachin, Jules Arita

Plays in the Archive

Asivak’s Creation Story. Children’s play. (typescript, 3 pp.) One scene. 1G 1B Narrator
Asivak. Cree language version of the previous play

Other publications

“The Passing of Souls” was selected by AngelCiti Screenplay competition in Los Angeles, fall 2000.