Children of the dragonfly : Native American voices on child custody and education

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  • Creator edited by Robert Bensen
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2001] ©2001
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780816520121, 0816520127, 9780816520138, 0816520135
  • OCLC ocm44969259

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-271).

Contents

  • Pt. 1. Traditional stories and lives. To say "child" / Severt Young Bear (Lakota) and R.D. Theisz ; The toad and the boy / Zitkala-S̈a (Yankton Sioux) ; Oshkikwe's baby / Delia Oshogay (Chippewa) ; The seven dancers / Michele Dean Stock (Seneca) ; Goldilocks thereafter / Mary Ulmer Chiltoskey (Cherokee) ; Two stories / Marietta Brady (Navajo) -- Pt. 2. Boarding and residential schools. From Stiya: or, a Carlisle Indian girl at home / Embe (Marianna Burgess) ; Who am I? / Black Bear (Blackfeet) ; As it was in the beginning / E. Pauline Johnson (Mohawk) ; Black robes / Lee Maracle (Stoh:lo) ; The prisoner of Haiku / Gordon D. Henry, Jr. (White Earth Chippewa) ; The snakeman / Luci Tapahonso (Navajo) ; The woman who fell from the sky / Joy Harjo (Muskogee) -- Pt. 3. Child welfare and health services. Problems that American Indian families face in raising their children, United States Senate, April 8 and 9, 1974 ; Five poems / Mary TallMountain (Athabaskan) ; Missing sister / Virginia Woolfclan ; Indian health / Lela Northcross Wakely (Potawatomi/Kickapoo) -- From Indian Killer / Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d'Alene) ; The search for Indian / Milton Lee (Cheyenne River Sioux) and Jamie Lee -- Pt. 4. Children of the dragonfly. I wonder what the car looked like / Peter Cuch (Ute) ; A letter to my grandmother / S.L. Wilde (Anishnaabe) ; It goes something like this / Eric Gansworth (Onondaga) ; Breeds and outlaws / Kimberly Roppolo (Cherokee/Choctaw/Creek) ; Wetumka / Phil Young (Cherokee) and Robert Bensen ; The long road home / Lawrence Sampson (Delaware/Eastern Band Cherokee) ; When the heron speaks / Beverley McKiver (Ojibway) ; Memory lane is the next street over / Joyce carlEtta Mandrake (White Earth Chippewa) ; Lost tribe / Alan Michelson (Mohawk) ; The connection / Patricia Aqiimuk Paul (Inupiaq) ; Pushing up the sky / Terry Trevor (Cherokee/Delaware/Seneca) ; Three dragonfly dream songs / Annalee Lucia Bensen (Mohegan/Cherokee)
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