The sequel to Fatty Legs, telling the story of Olemaun’s return home from Boarding school and her struggle to recover her language and her place in her community.
Cultural Resource Bibliography
A book about healing, cultural revitalization, education and, ultimately about the concept of children as wakanyeja or sacred gifts, as the basis of child rearing and education.This book provides insight about how can raise our children better now to arrive at a healthy, functional future.
Margaret/Olemaun’s story of her Boarding School experiences at the Catholic Residential School in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. While education could/should be a fun and rewarding experience for a child, her time there would turn out to be more of a test of the integrity of her spirit.
“The awakening of consciousness and the return of Kukulk’an Quetzacoatl, the plumed serpent, has started. This book ,”The Night of the last Katun-2012 Maya" unravels these mysteries. In a rather accessible language, and from the mayan perspective, it shows how the universe gardually evolves until it becomes aware of itself. It also shows us man’s role in this evolutionary process, and it reminds us of who we are, where we came from, and what we are doing on this planet"—From the jacket cover
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Well put together documentary about the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation with interviews of the participants and archival footage. Interesting story, and it fills in some of the pieces of the larger story
of colonization and oppression of Indigenous peoples.
Stories and essays portraying indigenous men and women walking in two worlds, namely the almost invisible worldview of Indigenous peoples and the pervasive colonial mindset of the rest of America, personified by urban life in Chicago.
Set on and around Pine Ridge reservation, this is a thriller about a young interracial couple who get into trouble with a loan shark after one of their cash scams fails. Deals with issues common to South Dakota such as :racism, poverty and inter-generational trauma. Filmed on location and they don’t pretty things up for the movie.
This book incorporates selections from Charles Eastman’s five most important books and includes more than 275 illustrations.(Photographs, paintings, vignettes, timelines and maps).There are also nine interviews with contemporary Native leaders on their experiences of living in two worlds
With clarity and thoughtful authority, Sarah Horton lays out the territory of good design, as inspired by universal usability.
This is a powerful true story of hope and survival and has been met with international acclaim. At a time when it was Australian government policy to abduct aboriginal children and train them as domestic workers, young Molly Craig decides to lead her little sister and cousin in a daring escape from their internment camp. Molly and the girls, part of Australia’s “Stolen Generations,” must then elude the colonial authorities on a dangerous 1,500-mile journey along the “rabbit-proof” fence that bisects the continent and will lead them home.