Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative

Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative

by Ignatia Broker, Steven Premo
     
 

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With the art of a practiced storyteller, Ignatia Broker recounts the life of her great-great-grandmother, Night Flying Woman, who was born in the mid-19th century and lived during a chaotic time of enormous change, uprootings, and loss for the Minnesota Ojibway. But this story also tells of her people's great strength and continuity. This popular book is also

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With the art of a practiced storyteller, Ignatia Broker recounts the life of her great-great-grandmother, Night Flying Woman, who was born in the mid-19th century and lived during a chaotic time of enormous change, uprootings, and loss for the Minnesota Ojibway. But this story also tells of her people's great strength and continuity. This popular book is also available on audiotape read by Debra Smith. An enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa, she has performed her own poetry on a syndicated radio series on Native writers. 

Ignatia Broker, who died in 1987, was a story-teller and teacher in the Ojibway tradition. In 1984 she received a Wonder Woman Foundation award honoring her as a woman striving for peace and equality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873511674
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
03/28/1983
Series:
Native Voices Series
Pages:
135
Sales rank:
604,268
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
8 Years

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