Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove

A Salishan Autobiography

Mourning Dove (Humishuma)
Edited by Jay Miller

American Indian Lives Series

267 pages
Illus., map

Paperback

February 1994

978-0-8032-8207-0

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Author Bio

Mourning Dove was the pen name of Christine Quintasket, a member of the Colville Federated Tribes of eastern Washington State. She was the author of Cogewea, The Half-Blood (one of the first novels to be published by a Native American woman) and Coyote Stories, both reprinted as Bison Books. Jay Miller, formerly assistant director and editor at the D’Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian, Newberry Library, Chicago, now is an independent scholar and writer in Seattle. He is the compiler of Earthmaker: Tribal Stories from Native North America.

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