Author: Various

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 130248933X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 136

View: 2676

SPIDER-GWEN, SPIDER-WOMAN and SILK come together for the Spider-Event of 2016! Jessica Drew, Spider-Woman, has decided to step-up her mentoring of the younger, less-experienced Gwen Stacy and Cindy Moon. But when the trio gets trapped in Gwen's Universe, at the hands of an alternate Cindy Moon and her sinister organization S.I.L.K., there's not time for any more practice. This action-packed story will change the heroic course for all three Spider-Women! COLLECTING:ÿSILK #7-8, SPIDER-GWEN #7-8, SPIDER-WOMAN #6-7.

Spider Woman

A Story of Navajo Weavers and Chanters


Author: Gladys Amanda Reichard

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 9780826317933

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 287

View: 3315

This lively account of a pioneering anthropologist's experiences with a Navajo family grew out of the author's desire to learn to weave as a way of participating in Navajo culture rather than observing it from the outside. In 1930, when Gladys Reichard came to stay with the family of Red-Point, a well-known Navajo singer, it was unusual for an anthropologist to live with a family and become intimately connected with women's activities. First published in 1934 for a popular audience, Spider Woman is valued today not just for its information on Navajo culture but as an early example of the kind of personal, honest ethnography that presents actual experiences and conversations rather than generalizing the beliefs and behaviors of a whole culture. Readers interested in Navajo weaving will find it especially useful, but Spider Woman's picture of daily life goes far beyond rugs to describe trips to the trading post, tribal council meetings, curing ceremonies, and the deaths of family members.

Spider Woman's Web

Traditional Native American Tales about Women's Power


Author: Susan Hazen-Hammond

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399525469

Category: Social Science

Page: 242

View: 9866

A collection of folklore celebrates the power of women and the treachery of human nature

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman

His Life and Fictions


Author: Suzanne Jill Levine

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299175740

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 9931

This is the first biography, now available in paperback, of Manuel Puig (1932–1990), Argentinian author of Kiss of the Spider Woman and pioneer of high camp. Suzanne Jill Levine, his principal English translator, draws upon years of friendship as well as copious research and interviews

Spider Woman Walks this Land

Traditional Cultural Properties and the Navajo Nation


Author: Kelli Carmean

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759102446

Category: Social Science

Page: 175

View: 328

Carmean's book focuses on traditional cultural properties and cultural resource management among native people in the United States. Describing her work with the Navajo Nation, she examines the specific geographical locations and landforms that contain significant cultural and/or religious meaning to the Navajo people. She outlines how the cultural value of the sacred geography can be in direct opposition to the need to modernize, including building roads, power lines, housing, and a variety of natural resource extraction activities that can earn much-needed money for the tribe. The book describes the legal process through which traditional cultural properties are managed during federal undertakings. Carmean outlines the dilemma of 'sustainability' common to many traditional societies as well as to the Navajo Nation, as they undergo the tremendous cultural changes that accompany industrialization and seek a balance between continuity and change. It is written as an accessible text for undergraduates, and for an interested general public.

Spider Woman


Author: Gladys A. Reichard

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465536345


Page: N.A

View: 9090




Author: N.A

Publisher: Marvel

ISBN: 9780785160519

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 272

View: 5557

The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man isn't on ANYONE'S list of friends when he's framed for murder and a five million dollar reward is placed on his webbed head! As Spidey attempts to locate Harry Osborn's missing son, he finds that the whole city seems to be trying to collect the big bounty, and that everywhere he turns a virtual Who's Who of villains is out to get him! From major threats such as the Green Goblin to foes such as Grizzly and the Gibbon, Spidey has his work cut out for him in this thrilling adventure! COLLECTING: SENSATIONAL SPIDERMAN 25-26, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 432-433, SPIDER-MAN 88-90, SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN 254-256

100 Things Spider-Man Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die


Author: Mark Ginocchio,Tom DeFalco

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 1633197670

Category: Art

Page: 336

View: 1434

Every Spider-Man fan knows Peter Parker's origin story, knows about his clashes with the Green Goblin, and is eager to see actor Tom Holland don the red and blue suit on the big screen. But do you know the genesis of Venom or the Sinister Six? Have you ever tried Aunt May's famous wheatcakes? 100 Things Spider-Man Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the character. Whether you're a die-hard comic book reader from the Silver Age or a new follower of the popular movies, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Writer and podcaster Mark Ginocchio has collected every essential piece of Spider-Man knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom!

The Pawnee Mythology


Author: George Amos Dorsey

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803266032

Category: Social Science

Page: 546

View: 3955

The Pawnee Mythology, originally published in 1906, preserves 148 tales of the Pawnee Indians, who farmed and hunted and lived in earth-covered lodges along the Platte River in Nebraska. The stories, collected from surviving members of four bands-Skidi, Pitahauirat, Kitkehahki, and Chaui-were generally told during intermissions of sacred ceremonies. Many were accompanied by music. George A. Dorsey recorded these Pawnee myths early in the twentieth century after the tribe's traumatic removal from their ancestral homeland to Oklahoma. He included stories of instruction concerning supernatural beings, the importance of revering such gifts as the buffalo and corn, and the results of violating nature. Hero tales, forming another group, usually centered on a poor boy who overcame all odds to benefit the tribe. Other tales invited good fortune, recognized wonderful beings like the witch women and spider women, and explained the origin of medicine powers. Coyote tales were meant to amuse while teaching ethics. George A. Dorsey (1868-1931) was a distinguished anthropologist and journalist who also wrote about the traditions of the Arapahos, Arikaras, and Osages. Douglas R. Parks is a professor of anthropology and associate director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute at Indiana University. He is the editor of James R. Murie's Ceremonies of the Pawnee (Nebraska 1989) and the editor and translator of Myths and Traditions of the Arikara Indians (Nebraska 1996).

Spider Woman's Granddaughters

Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women


Author: Paula Gunn Allen

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 044990508X

Category: History

Page: 279

View: 551

Traditional tales and contemporary writing by Native American Women.