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

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

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

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

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