American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings by Zitkala-Sa,Cathy N. Davidson,Ada Norris PDF

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

Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting affects of yankee Indian and white tradition all through her existence. Raised on a Sioux reservation, she was once knowledgeable at boarding colleges that enforced assimilation and used to be witness to significant occasions in white-Indian kin within the overdue 1800s and early 1900s. Tapping her afflicted own background, Zitkala-Sa created tales that light up the tragedy and complexity of the yank Indian event. In evocative prose laced with political savvy, she forces new puzzling over the perceptions, assumptions, and customs of either Sioux and white cultures and increases problems with assimilation, identification, and race family members that stay compelling today.

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