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Yuchi Folklore: Cultural Expression in a Southeastern Native American Community

A quick note to report that Yuchi Folklore: Cultural Expression in Southeastern Native American Community is now in print and available from the University of Oklahoma Press (its publisher), Amazon.com, and other booksellers. Any royalties that the book might generate will be forwarded directly from the publisher to the Euchee (Yuchi) Tribe of Indians for its use in its cultural and historical preservation efforts. (So anyone who purchases the book is helping a not-for-profit university press with special interest in the peoples and histories of Oklahoma, and (if the book can first cover its production costs), also contributing in a small way to the cultural work of the Euchee people.)

Cover of Yuchi Folklore

Two of the book’s chapters were co-authored with Mary S. Linn, whom I want to thank for joining me in the effort. We both have benefited tremendously from the kindness and support of numerous Euchee (Yuchi) individuals and their help is hopefully meaningfully represented in the volume. None of our Euchee friends are responsible, of course, for the book’s shortcomings.

Chairman Andrew Skeeter (Euchee [Yuchi] Tribe of Indians) and Daniel Swan (Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History) provided generous blurbs appearing on the book’s back cover and two smart reviewers for the press provided great feedback which, I hope, was meaningfully put to use in my revision of the book. Thanks to them all as well.

The University of Oklahoma Press was a joy to work with and I very much appreciate its great efforts on my behalf.

Rather than summarize the book here, feel encouraged to check out its page at the University of Oklahoma Press.

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  1. Teri Klassen #

    Jason, this sounds great! how nice that UO Press is publishing a revised expanded version. but that link does not go thru to the press’s page on the book. see you tomorrow. happy Labor Day. Teri

    On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 10:08 PM, Shreds and Patches wrote:

    > ** > Jason Baird Jackson posted: “A quick note to report that Yuchi > Folklore: Cultural Expression in Southeastern Native American Community is > now in print and available from the University of Oklahoma Press (its > publisher), Amazon.com, and other booksellers. Any royalties that the book > m”

    September 2, 2013
  2. Links fixed. Thanks Teri.

    September 2, 2013

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