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By Zitkala-Sa,Cathy N. Davidson,Ada Norris

ISBN-10: 0142437093

ISBN-13: 9780142437094

Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting affects of yank Indian and white tradition all through her existence. Raised on a Sioux reservation, she was once trained at boarding faculties that enforced assimilation and used to be witness to significant occasions in white-Indian family members within the past due 1800s and early 1900s. Tapping her bothered own background, Zitkala-Sa created tales that remove darkness from the tragedy and complexity of the yankee Indian adventure. In evocative prose laced with political savvy, she forces new considering the perceptions, assumptions, and customs of either Sioux and white cultures and increases problems with assimilation, id, and race family members that stay compelling today.

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