8 edition of Among the Musk Ox People found in the catalog.
by Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Written in English
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Endnotes include information about how musk-ox were native to Alaska until they were decimated by hunters in , then reintroduced in the early s; biological/behavioral details about the animals; and info about the cottage industry among Native villages in which women knit the qiviut (KIV-ee-oot), the rare underwool, into beautiful, warm. Muskox are so powerful that they have an air pocket between their brain and skull to prevent brain damage when they charge each other. Verified. Close. k. Posted by 4 years ago. Despite it's name, Musk ox are in the Caprinae subfamily, and are more closely related to .
lection, Among the Musk Ox People: All my life I felt the heavy hand of the Poet making connections. Which is a shame, because my life did have its moments of grace and strength. Still, I was distracted by the strategic clutter. Five poems into the book, "The Reply" acknowledges the risks of proceeding by digressive brainstorm, anticipating the. The Musk Ox Farm, Palmer, AK. 14, likes 7, talking about this 5, were here. The Musk Ox Farm is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the the promotion of gentle musk ox husbandry and /5().
And he is surely among the finest young poets alive," writes the American Poetry Review. He lives in Illinois. December 5, MARY RUEFLE Mary Ruefle extends the territory of literature into realms that only poetry can reach, never losing touch with her amazing sense of humor. Her seven books of poetry include her recent Among the Musk Ox. musk ox or muskox (mŭsk′ŏks′) n. pl. musk oxen or muskoxen (mŭsk′ŏk′sən) A large oxlike bovid (Ovibos moschatus) native to the tundra of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland, having sharp horns that curve downward and a long, shaggy dark brown coat and emitting a musky odor. musk ox or muskox n (Animals) a large bovid mammal, Ovibos.
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Among the Musk Ox People book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Among the Musk Ox People is a continuation of Ruefle's evolution. All of her collections are so significant, prophetic, grotesque, and utterly beautiful, but Musk Ox is even more so.
This collection was written without apology (not that any of her other collections were) and the emotions, the open wounds, that seem so very evident in her other 5/5(1). She is traditional poetry injected with a punch of street smarts and naviete, with edgy rawness that will truly awe a reader.
Among the Musk Ox People is a continuation of Ruefle's evolution. All of her collections are so significant, prophetic, grotesque, and. AMONG THE MUSK OX PEOPLE Mary Ruefle, Author.
Carnegie-Mellon Univ. $ (88p) ISBN ISBN More By and About This Author the Book of Job and more. Her. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ruefle, Mary, Among the musk ox people. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, (OCoLC) The muskox (Ovibos moschatus, in Latin "musky sheep-ox"), also spelled musk ox and musk-ox (in Inuktitut: ᐅᒥᖕᒪᒃ, umingmak; in Woods Cree: ᒫᖨᒨᐢ, mâthi-môs, ᒫᖨᒧᐢᑐᐢ, mâthi-mostos), is an Arctic hoofed mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males, from which its name : Mammalia.
A Is for Musk Ox; Musk Ox (Volume 1) Erin Cabatingan, illustrated by Matthew Myers Roaring Brook Press.
Musk Ox, our rambunctious anti-hero, literally chews through the cover of this anarchic alphabet book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages: Musk ox, (Ovibos moschatus), shaggy-haired Arctic ruminant of the family Bovidae (order Artiodactyla).
Musk oxen are stocky mammals with large heads, short necks, and short, stout legs. Their name derives from their musky odour and from their superficial resemblance to the ox, though they are not.
recipe for blood soup, which was finally told to me in an empty deli in a deserted mill town in western Massachusetts by the owner’s mother, who was alone one day when I burst. But despite their adaptations and resilience, musk oxen face many modern threats, among them human hunting, getting eaten by predators like grizzlies and wolves, and the steady effects of climate.
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Mary Ruefle (born ) is an American poet, essayist, and has published many collections of poetry, the most recent of which, Dunce (Wave Books, ), was longlisted for the National Book Award in Poetry and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Ruefle's debut collection of prose, The Most Of It, appeared in and her collected lectures, Madness. The duo who introduced readers to the alphabet in A Is For Musk Ox and numbers and counting in Musk Ox Counts are back in all their guffaw-inducing glory. The World According To Musk Ox (A Neal Porter Book, Roaring Brook Press) written by Erin Cabatingan with illustrations by Matthew Myers follows the team on a trip to the seven continents.4/5.
Arctic odysseys: science among sea bears and musk oxen. To study the musk-ox life cycle demands considerable effort and expense. The hostile conditions are especially complex in winter, with Author: Huw Lewis-Jones. The teacher said inner truth. Source: Among the Musk OX People: Poems (Carnegie Mellon University Press, ).
"These poems were collected among the Iglulik Eskimos of the Hudson Bay region and the Musk Ox people of the Copper Country, and appear in volumes 7 and 9 of Rasmussen's Report of the Fifth Thule Expedition, "Pages: Among the Musk Ox People (Inglés) Pasta dura – 1 marzo por Ruefle Mary (Autor), Mary Ruefle (Autor) Ver todos los formatos y ediciones Ocultar otros formatos y ediciones.
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The Indians among whom I travelled have a tradition that long years ago a woman wandered into the Barren Grounds, was lost, and finally turned into a musk-ox by the "enemy." Perhaps this accounts for the occasional habit these Indians have when pursuing musk-oxen of talking to them, instructing them as to the direction of their flight, etc.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of The most of it, Tristimania, Cold Pluto, The adamant, Post Meridian (Carnegie Mellon Poetry), Selected poems, Written works: Among the Musk Ox People.The musk-ox is an animal that has a great deal about it that is fascinating.
Thousands of years ago, as the glacial ice retreated, the musk-ox followed it north to its current habitat. After all, it wanted to stay in its own environment. Interestingly enough, the appearance of this animal seems to mirror the other-worldliness of its home.
Endnotes include information about how musk ox were native to Alaska until they were decimated by hunters inthen reintroduced in the early s; biological/behavioral details about the animals; and info about the cottage industry among Native villages in which women knit the qiviut (KIV-ee-oot), the rare underwool, into beautiful, warm Brand: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company.