Native North Americans In Literature For Youth

Author by : Alice Crosetto
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Description : This reference volume lists hundreds of resources—books, Internet sites, and media titles—that will assist K-12 students and educators to learn about North American Natives. These appropriate and quality resources are subdivided into chapters covering geographic regions, history, religions, social life, customs and traditions, Nations, oral tradition, biographies, and fiction.


Cherokee Nation V Georgia

Author by : Victoria Sherrow
Languange : en
Publisher by : Enslow Pub Inc
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Description : Discusses the cases brought by the Cherokee Nation and its supporters against the state of Georgia beginning in the 1830s to protect the rights of the Cherokee living there.


Gallup Guides For Youth Facing Persistent Prejudice

Author by : Ellyn Sanna
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Different skin colors, different languages, different religions, different abilities--these are all things that sometimes cause us to judge other people unfairly. Native North Americans have experienced hatred and misunderstanding over the years, from massacre and displacement to continuing stereotypes and poverty. Learn more about what prejudice means for Native North Americans today. "Gallup Guides for Youth Facing Persistent Prejudice: Native North American Indians" explores the history of prejudice against this group and what's being done today to fight discrimination and injustice. Read firsthand stories--and learn how to join the fight for tolerance and justice.


The Oxford Handbook Of Indigenous American Literature

Author by : James H. Cox
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : Over the course of the last twenty years, Native American and Indigenous American literary studies has experienced a dramatic shift from a critical focus on identity and authenticity to the intellectual, cultural, political, historical, and tribal nation contexts from which these Indigenous literatures emerge. The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature reflects on these changes and provides a complete overview of the current state of the field. The Handbook's forty-three essays, organized into four sections, cover oral traditions, poetry, drama, non-fiction, fiction, and other forms of Indigenous American writing from the seventeenth through the twenty-first century. Part I attends to literary histories across a range of communities, providing, for example, analyses of Inuit, Chicana/o, Anishinaabe, and Métis literary practices. Part II draws on earlier disciplinary and historical contexts to focus on specific genres, as authors discuss Indigenous non-fiction, emergent trans-Indigenous autobiography, Mexicanoh and Spanish poetry, Native drama in the U.S. and Canada, and even a new Indigenous children's literature canon. The third section delves into contemporary modes of critical inquiry to expound on politics of place, comparative Indigenism, trans-Indigenism, Native rhetoric, and the power of Indigenous writing to communities of readers. A final section thoroughly explores the geographical breadth and expanded definition of Indigenous American through detailed accounts of literature from Indian Territory, the Red Atlantic, the far North, Yucatán, Amerika Samoa, and Francophone Quebec. Together, the volume is the most comprehensive and expansive critical handbook of Indigenous American literatures published to date. It is the first to fully take into account the last twenty years of recovery and scholarship, and the first to most significantly address the diverse range of texts, secondary archives, writing traditions, literary histories, geographic and political contexts, and critical discourses in the field.


Notyourprincess

Author by : Mary Beth Leatherdale
Languange : en
Publisher by : Annick Press
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Description : Native Women demand to be heard in this stunning anthology.


Youth Literature

Author by : W. Bernard Lukenbill
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1911 Original Publisher: Eaton


Indigenous North American Drama

Author by : Birgit Däwes
Languange : en
Publisher by : SUNY Press
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Description : Traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama using a critical perspective. Responding to an increasing need for critical perspectives and methodologies, this collection traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama through overviews of major developments, individual playwrights’ perspectives, and in-depth critical analyses. Bringing together writers and scholars from the United States, Canada, and Europe, Indigenous North American Drama provides the first comprehensive outline of this vibrant genre. It also acknowledges the wide diversity of styles and perspectives that have helped shape contemporary Native North American theater itself. This interdisciplinary introduction offers a basis for new readings of Native American and First Nations literature at large.


The Way

Author by : Shirley Hill Witt
Languange : en
Publisher by : Vintage
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Description : Reveals the way of life and culture of the American Indian through writings which convey his hopes, struggles, and despair


American Indian Themes In Young Adult Literature

Author by : Paulette Fairbanks Molin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Description : American Indian Themes in Young Adult Literature analyzes characters, outlines plots, and evaluates content from a Native perspective. Teachers, librarians, parents, and young adult readers will find herein essential analytical information about literature with American Indian protagonists, narratives, and settings. This book also examines reviews of young adult publications with American Indian themes, demonstrating how too many reviewers reinforce, and even honor, stereotypical works.


Native North America

Author by : Patricia Monture-Angus
Languange : en
Publisher by : E C W Press
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Description : A collection of essays on art and ethics in North American native cultures describes the struggle among indigenous peoples to overcome the physical, psychological, and spiritual effects of colonialism, assimilation, and racism through artistic expression. Original.