"Two reservation Indians get drunk, break into the Indian Museum, steal old-time costumes, weapons...and set off to hunt down a buffalo. Snook, chief of reservation police, and a deputy set out to run the pair down...Ude uses them [Coyote tales] with the skill of a neoclassicist drawing on Greco-Roman mythology to build a theme alien to the European mind, yet naggingly familiar at some deep level. The result is a kind of spiritual experience...Ude's character development is as leisurely and effortless as his pacing of the ...

Becoming Coyote 2011, Lynx House Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780899240312

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Becoming Coyote 1981, Lynx House Press, Amherst, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780899240237