Contents: List of Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction1 1. Deg Hit'an 2. Koyukon 3. Gwich'in 4. Northern Tutchone 5. Kaska 6. Tagish 7. Southern Tutchone 8. Upper Tanana 9. Tanacross 10. Lower Tanana 11. Upper Kuskokwim 12. Dena'ina 13. Ahtna 14. Eyak
James Ruppert is a professor of English and Alaska Native studies, and John W. Bernet is a professor emeritus of English, both at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Ruppert's books include Mediation in Contemporary Native American Fiction. Bernet's articles on Alaska folklore and Native literature have appeared in numerous periodicals and newspapers.
"Here the reader can experience the richness and diversity of an oral literature belonging to the northern interior of northwestern North America." - Robin Ridington, author of Trail to Heaven: Knowledge and Narrative in a Northern Native Community.