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Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives Collection Spotlight for December 2015

December 15, 2015

With the cooler temperatures upon us, now is a good time to mentally prepare for winter even in Arizona.  These four selections provide various means to contemplate the winter season and especially the winter solstice.  Currently on display in the public reading area of the library, these titles range from essays to astronomy offering different approaches to interpret the impact of longer nights on our daily routines.  Please feel free to visit the library to review these or any other items of interest in the library and archives collections.  For more details or additional collection information, click on the Search Catalog link located in the pull-down menu of the library tab on the Heard website.

Stories for a winter’s night : fiction by Native American writers
Kenny, Maurice, editor
Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, 2000
Heard call number PS508.I5 S76 2000

Chaco astronomy : an ancient American cosmology
Sofaer, Anna
Santa Fe, N.M. : Ocean Tree Books, [2008] Heard call number E99.C37 S65 2008

Sky loom : Native American myth, story, and song
Swann, Brian, editor
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2014
Heard call number E98.F6 S55 2014

Earth & Sky : visions of the cosmos in Native American folklore
Williamson, Ray A. and Claire R. Farrer
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1992
Heard call number E98.A88 E18 1992