Congratulations goes out to Cherokee scholar Betty Donohue. She received the 2012 History Book of the Year Award from the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers for her work Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation. University Press of Florida is the publisher.
Congrats to Professor Chris Teuton and contributors Hastings Shade, Sammy Still, Sequoyah Guess and Woody Hansen for a refreshing new book.
Here's part of the publisher's blurb:
"A collection of forty interwoven stories, conversations, and teachings about Western Cherokee life, beliefs, and the art of storytelling, the book orchestrates a multilayered conversation between a group of honored Cherokee elders, storytellers, and knowledge-keepers and the communities their stories touch."