American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) by Zitkala-Sa

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A thought-provoking collection of searing prose from a Sioux woman that covers race, identity, assimilation, and perceptions of Native American culture Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting influences of American Indian and white culture throughout her life.

Raised on a Sioux reservation, she was educated at boarding schools that enforced assimilation and was witness to major events in white-Indian relations in the late s and early s.

Tapping her troubled personal history, Zitkala-Sa created stories that illuminate the tragedy and complexity of the American Indian : Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting influences of American Indian and white culture throughout her life. Raised on a Sioux reservation, she was educated at boarding schools that enforced assimilation and was witness to major events in white-Indian relations in the late s and early s.

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First published inAmerican Indian Stories details the hardships encountered by Zitkala-Ša and other Native Americans in the missionary and manual labour schools.

The autobiographical details contrast her early life on the Yankton Indian. Bruchac frames 11 legends of Native American sacred places with a conversation between Little Turtle and his uncle, Old Bear, who says, "There are sacred places all around us They are found in the East and in the North, in the South and in the West, as well as Above, Below, and the place Within." The text is printed in stanzas, enhancing the image of prose poems.

This collection of stories and articles illuminates the tragedy and complexity of the American-Indian experience. It encourages new thinking about the perceptions, assumptions and customs of both Sioux and white cultures and raises questions about assimilation, identity and race a-Sa is the author of 'American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings', published under.

American Indian Stories BY ZITKALA-SA (Gertrude Bonnin)Dakota Sioux Indian. Lecturer; Author of "Old Indian Legends," "Americanize the First American," and other stories; Member of the Woman's National Foundation, League of American Pen-Women, and the Washington Salon.

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Davidson and Ada Norris. Acknowledgments Introduction Suggestions for Further Reading Chronology A Note on the Texts I. Old Indian Legends Preface Iktomi and the Ducks Iktomi's Blanket Iktomi and the Muskrat Iktomi and the Coyote Iktomi and the Fawn.

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The sequence of stories below, (and some other writings) e-textified from their original turn-of-the-century magazine publication were combined as a book, American Indian Stories, in when Bonin had become a political activist.

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