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Dreaming in Indian : contemporary Native American voices

Author: Lisa Charleyboy; Mary Beth Leatherdale
Publisher: Toronto ; New York ; Vancouver : Annick Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
In a graphics-intensive, magazine-style format, 50 Native/Indian contributors from Canada and the United States present visual art (photography, drawings, paintings), poems, interviews and remembrances to show what it means to be Native/Indian today. Topics range from stereotypes and discrimination to discussions of the contributors' careers in activism, modeling, music, visual arts and more.

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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Dreaming in Indian.:
Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press Ltd., 2014.
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Charleyboy; Mary Beth Leatherdale
ISBN: 9781554516872 1554516870 9781554516865 1554516862 9781544423500 1544423500
OCLC Number: 870562529
Awards: School Library Journal's Best Books, 2014
American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book, 2016
Target Audience: 1040L; Sentence length: 5 (very hard); Word frequency: 2 (easy)
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Lee Maracle --
Part 1: Roots : --
I remember / Nicola Campbell ; 4 reservation food groups / Keesic Douglas ; The place I call home / David Kilabuk ; Home / Zach Medicine Shield, Lia Hart, Julia Shaw, Abigail Whiteye ; To those who bullied me / Tanya Tagaq Gillis ; NDN lady / Martin Sensmeier ; Lakota thunder / Dana Hillestad ; Silenced no more / Isabelle Knockwood ; Leaving home / Priscella Rose ; Indians in the city / Henry Heavy Shield ; Concrete Indians / Nadya Kwandibens --
Part 2: Battles : --
Growing up with Pocahontas / Kelli Clifton, Alida Kinnie Starr, Charlotte "Skaruianewah" Logan ; What is gender? / Aja Sy ; My reality / Karina Rain Dominguez ; Culture clashes / Tom Greyeyes ; The only place she knows / Tonya-Leah Watts ; Reappropriation / Anthony "Thosh" Collins and Ashley Callingbull ; Hey, Mr. GQ! Building my own runway on the reserve / Christian Allaire ; Indian giving / David Groulx ; Shapeshifter gets a job offer / Courtney Powless ; Super Indian / Arigon Starr ; Stand up and say something / Ryan McMahon ; Poverty / Faith Turner ; Shedding my own skin / Joseph Boyden. Part 3: Medicines : --
Watersong / Christi Belcourt ; Why I hunt: hitting the reset button / JP Gladu ; The power of the land / Duke Redbird ; Music is the medicine / Derek Miller ; Opening my eyes ... The sun dance changed my life / Chayla Delorme Maracle ; Culture matters / Derek Nepinak ; What gives you strength? / Youth from Horse Lake First Nation ; Sokolum on the small screen / Heather Hills ; Art outside the box / Louie Gong ; The power of sport / Waneek Horn-Miller ; Modern warrior / Bunky Echo-Hawk --
Part 4: Dreamcatchers : --
Life lessons / Jade Willoughby ; Adventure in art / Ruthie, Sierra, Chamisa and Santana Edd ; Reunited / Sharai Mustatia ; The road to the red carpet / Michelle Thrush ; Tips from the musical trenches / Conlin Delbaere-Sawchuk ; Idle no more / Kelli Clifton, Raquel Simard, Kris Statnyk ; Salish geek / Jeffrey Veregge ; First nation flavor / Aaron Joseph Bear Robe ; Hoop breaking / James Jones ; Grad: just the beginning / Tenille Campbell ; Weaving dreams / Patricia Stein.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale.


Whether discussing the transformative power of art or music, the lasting trauma of residential schools, growing up poor, or achieving success, the contributors to this remarkable anthology all have  Read more...


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