Rising Voices by Hirschfelder

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Poems and essays from the pens of young native Americans express what it means to be Indian today, presenting their thoughts and feelings about racism and the struggles they encounter trying to incorporate Indian tradition into the modern world.
 

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ARLENE B. HIRSCHFELDER is a historian and authority who has written extensively on smoking and tobacco. Introduction author
 
Published June 30, 1992 by Atheneum. 115 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The editors (Singer grew up in Santa Clara Pueblo) provide informative introductions to sections on ``Identity,'' ``Family,'' ``Homelands,'' ``Ritual and Ceremony,'' ``Education,'' and ``Harsh Realities''--e.g., a succinct summary of the sorry history of obligatory white-run schools;

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Through more than 60 poems and essays, contemporary Native American children and young adults share their feelings about themselves, their people and their land. While some selections in this antholog

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Through more than 60 poems and essays, contemporary Native American children and young adults share their feelings about themselves, their people and their land.

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