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Ortiz, Simon J. 1941-

Overview
Works: 174 works in 320 publications in 3 languages and 10,465 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Portraits  Picture books  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Signer, Other
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Most widely held works by Simon J Ortiz
The people shall continue by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the progress of the Indians of North America from the time of the Creation to the present
From Sand Creek : rising in this heart which is our America by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The massacre of Cheyenne and Arapaho women and children by U.S. soldiers at Sand Creek in 1864 was a shameful episode in American history, and its battlefield was proposed as a National Historic Site in 1998 to pay homage to those innocent victims. Through the pages of this sobering work, Ortiz offers a new perspective on history and on America. Perhaps more important, he offers a breath of hope that our peoples might learn from each other
Earth power coming : short fiction in native American literature by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woven stone by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poetry by the Acoma Indians taken from their native language and translated into English
Speaking for the generations : native writers on writing( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now it is My Turn to Stand. At Acoma Pueblo meetings, members rise and announce their intention to speak. In that moment they are recognized and heard. In Speaking for the Generations, Acoma Pueblo poet Simon Ortiz brings together contemporary Native American writers to take their turn. Each offers an evocation of herself or himself, describing the personal, social, and cultural influences on her or his development as a writer. Although each writer's viewpoint is personal and unique, together they reflect the rich tapestry of today's Native literature
Men on the moon : collected short stories by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology on the life of Indians. In The Killing of a State Cop, an ex-soldier revenges himself for a lifetime of humiliation, while the title story is an old man's skeptical reaction to the landing on the moon. By an Indian writer
Out there somewhere by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a collage of journal entries, free-verse poems, and renderings of poems in the Acoma language, the renowned Native American poet draws on his life experiences over the past ten years - recalling time spent in academic conferences and writers' colonies, jails and detox centers - to convey something of the personal and cultural history of dislocation
After and before the lightning by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The weather--portrayed with vivid imagery--dominates this collection, set on the prairies. In Three Days Before Spring, Snow Again, he writes: "Wind is up again, / swirling and pushing around / like it had nowhere to go, / losing and finding things / and losing them again." By the author of Woven Stone
Night is gone, day is still coming : stories and poems by American Indian teens and young adults( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry and prose by fifty-eight young American Indian writers, ages eleven to twenty-two
Going for the rain : poems by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good journey by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains seventy-six poems and stories including: Telling about coyote; Grand Canyon Christmas Eve 1969; Woman, this Indian woman; and, A designated national park
The good rainbow road = Rawa ʻkashtyaaʼtsi hiyaani : a Native American tale in Keres and English, followed by a translation into Spanish by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys are sent by their people to the west to visit the Shiwana, the spirits of rain and snow, and bring back rain to relieve a drought
Beyond the reach of time and change : Native American reflections on the Frank A. Rinehart photograph collection( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive collection of one hundred black-and-white images of Native American leaders made by Frank A. Rinehart from 1898 to 1900, and includes fourteen essays which reflect upon those photographs from writers, educators, and descendents of those individuals
Surviving Columbus : the story of the Pueblo people by Institute of American Indian Arts( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the other side of history --the story of the European conquest as viewed by America's Pueblo people, told in their voices, and seen through their eyes. Captured in beautiful images, dramatic words, and music
Fightin' : new and collected stories by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howbah Indians : stories by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tending the fire : Native voices and portraits by Christopher Felver( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christopher Felver's Tending the Fire celebrates the poets and writers who represent the wide range of Native American voices in literature today. In these commanding portraits, Felver's distinctive visual signature and unobtrusive presence capture each artist's strength, integrity, and character. Accompanying each portrait is a handwritten poem or prose piece that helps reveal the origin of the poet's language and legends. As the individuals share their unique voices, Tending the Fire introduces us to the diversity and complexity of Native culture through the authors' generous and passionate stories."--Publisher's website
Chaco Canyon : a center and its world by Mary Peck( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight back : for the sake of the people, for the sake of the land by Simon J Ortiz( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written to commemorate the tricentennial of the Pueblo revolt of 1680, in tribute to the struggles of Indian people and workers
Ceremony of brotherhood 1680-1980( )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The people shall continue
Alternative Names
Ortiz, Simon 1941-

Ortiz, Simon J.

Simon J. Ortiz American writer

Simon J. Ortiz Amerikaans schrijver

Simon J. Ortiz écrivain américain

Simon J. Ortiz escriptor estatunidenc

Simon J. Ortiz escritor estadounidense

Саймон Ортис американский писатель

오티즈, 사이먼 1941-

오티즈, 사이먼 J. 1941-

Languages
English (148)

Spanish (6)

German (4)

Covers
From Sand Creek : rising in this heart which is our AmericaWoven stoneSpeaking for the generations : native writers on writingMen on the moon : collected short storiesOut there somewhereAfter and before the lightningNight is gone, day is still coming : stories and poems by American Indian teens and young adultsThe good rainbow road = Rawa ʻkashtyaaʼtsi hiyaani : a Native American tale in Keres and English, followed by a translation into SpanishBeyond the reach of time and change : Native American reflections on the Frank A. Rinehart photograph collection