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Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative

Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative

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by Ignatia Broker
     
 

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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.Praise for Night Flying

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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.Praise for Night Flying Woman:
"One of my favorite books."--Louise Erdrich"This remarkable book deserves to be read aloud for generations to come."--Minneapolis Star Tribune"A book everyone should read. It lights a fire of warmth within me."--Marge Dalve, White Earth Band Ojibway"This beautiful book is a blessing, a gift, an antidote for all the poisonous lies about our past that we have had to endure. It is full of courage and love. This is how it really was."--Beverly Slapin and Doris Seale, Books Without Bias: Through Indian Eyes"Ignatia Brloker writes with the beauty of Ojibway female oral style...a poignant tale."--Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873516860
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
03/15/1983
Series:
Native Voices
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
135
File size:
785 KB

Meet the Author

Ignatia Broker, who died in 1987, was a storyteller 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.

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