Salli M. K. Benedict on Native American Authors

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Salli M. K. Benedict

Akwesasne Mohawk


Benedict, of Akwesasne’s Cornwall Island, is a Mohawk writer whose work includes short stories, Iroquoian legends and one play. Her writing has been published in anthologies such as New Voices from the Longhouse (Greenfield Review Pr., 1989) and Reinventing the Enemy’s Language : Contemporary Native Women’s Writing of North America (W W Norton & Co., 1997).


Online resources by or about Salli M. K. Benedict:

The Naturalized Knowledge Systems of Indigenous Communities
Author: Salli M. K. Benedict
Type: etext
Description: Report written by Benedict in 1996 for the InternationalDevelopment Research Centre’s “IDRC Reports” magazine.

URL: http://www.idrc.ca/books/reports/1996/06-01e.html

Teiohontasen Sweet Grass Is Around Her
Author: Salli M. K. Benedict
Type: etext
Description: Poem by Salli Benedict about a Sweet Grass basket maker she knew as a little girl.

URL: http://www.peacetree.com/akwesasne/teio.htm

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