I have gone through my notes about the Gullah language, though most of them have been about trying to create a unique alphabet for the creole language. I relied on the research that linguist Lorenzo Dow Turner conducted while living among the Gullah Geechee people for years. This included all of the unique sounds within […]
To understand Middle-Earth is to understand the writer behind it.
This is an autobiography published by William Apess in 1829. I read the electronic version from Archives.org. Plot It starts with an introduction into his family’s background. He had a white grandfather who married the daughter of the Pequot chief, King Phillip. It then gets into Apess’ early life of how he and his family […]
If I were to sum up this book, I would say that it is a mixture of autobiography and Passamaquoddy Studies. Plot It is chronological, going from the founding of the Passamaquoddy village the author lived in to the author’s childhood to the author’s present time when writing. All the while, he gets into detail […]
It truly was an honor to share another work by a Native American elder. There is not much of these copies of this book, so I was quite fortunate to find it. Plot Basically, this book is a compilation of essays written by Wampanoag Elder, Avant, for the magazine The Mashpee Enterprise. They involve personal accounts, […]
It is an analysis into the story of being.
There is enough information about him that is worth writing about.