Áillohaš and his Image Drum: The Native Poet as Shaman

  • Kathleen Osgood Dana
Emneord (Nøkkelord): Áillohaš, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Beaivi, Áhčážan, The Sun, My Father, Shamanism,

Sammendrag

In this article, I will look particularly at the work of Áillohaš (the Sámi name for poet Nils-Aslak Valkeapää) and his pivotal work Beaivi, Áhčážan(The Sun, My Father). A deep reading of a number of poems from Beaivi, Áhčážan will provide the substance of this discussion.

Forfatterbiografi

Kathleen Osgood Dana
Professor of Northern Studies, Center for Northern Studies at Sterling College, 2003 – present; Fellow, Center for Northern Studies (Wolcott, Vermont) 2001-3. Humanities Faculty, Norwich University, 1987 – present. Director, Russian School of Norwich University (Northfield, Vermont), September 1998 – May 2001. Ph D in Literature University of Oulu, Finland, 2003. Dissertation: Áillohaš the Shaman-Poet and his Gouadas-Image Drum: A Literary Ecology of Nils-Aslak Valkeapää’s
Beaivi, Áhčažan (The Sun, My Father).
Publisert
2011-07-26
Hvordan referere
DanaKathleen Osgood. 2011. «Áillohaš and His Image Drum: The Native Poet As Shaman». Nordlit 8 (1), 7-33. https://doi.org/10.7557/13.1905.