Indian School Days

Pub Date : 1995-03-01 | Author : Basil H. Johnston | Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN 10 : 0806126108
ISBN 13 : 9780806126104

This book is the humorous, bitter-sweet autobiography of a Canadian Ojibwa who was taken from his family at age ten and placed in Jesuit boarding school in northern Ontario. It was..

Holding Our World Together

Pub Date : 2012-02-16 | Author : Brenda J. Child | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101560259
ISBN 13 : 1101560258

A groundbreaking exploration of the remarkable women in Native American communities. Too often ignored or underemphasized in favor of their male warrior counterparts, Native Americ..

Refiguring Rhetorical Education

Pub Date : 2008-05-16 | Author : Jessica Enoch | Publisher : SIU Press

ISBN 10 : 0809328356
ISBN 13 : 9780809328352

Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865-1911 examines the work of five female teachers who challenged gender..

American Indian Stories

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : Zitkala-Sa | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9780486474687
ISBN 13 : 0486474682

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 impo..

Boarding School Blues

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Clifford E. Trafzer | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803294638
ISBN 13 : 9780803294639

An in depth look at boarding schools and their effect on the Native students...

The American 1890s

Pub Date : 2000-07-07 | Author : Susan Harris Smith | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 0822325128
ISBN 13 : 9780822325123

DIVAn anthology of articles from periodicals of the 1890s, chosen to reflect various aspects of American culture during the last fin-de-siecle./div..