American Indian Stories

American Indian Stories

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by Zitkala-Sa
     
 

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Zitkala-Sa, a Sioux woman who left her reservation at the age of 8 to attend a harsh Quaker school, struggled to find a balance between her heritage and American culture. This important collection of wistful autobiographical tales, traditional short stories, and pointed political writings is a powerful testimony to her triumph over hatred and disillusionment.  See more details below

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Zitkala-Sa, a Sioux woman who left her reservation at the age of 8 to attend a harsh Quaker school, struggled to find a balance between her heritage and American culture. This important collection of wistful autobiographical tales, traditional short stories, and pointed political writings is a powerful testimony to her triumph over hatred and disillusionment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486141800
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Series:
Native American
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
391,720
File size:
616 KB

Meet the Author

Zitkala-Sa (1876–1938) is also the author of Old Indian Legends and Dreams and Thunder: Stories, Poems, and “The Sun Dance Opera,” both published by the University of Nebraska Press. Susan Rose Dominguez is an affiliate scholar of history at Oberlin College.

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American Indian Stories (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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