Read by: Nancy Lee -- Time: 3 hours 36 minutes
Price = $20.00
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Based on the life of the author and members of her tribe, these stories provide a revealing glimpse into the world of the Dakota-Sioux at the turn of the last century.
[Adult (non-fiction) - Native American studies] Originally published 1921.
Edited by: Joel Nicholas
Cover by: Virginia Vaalko
"There is no great; there is no small; in the mind that causeth all." -- Zitkala-Sa
The audiobook consists of several distinct parts. Part One is based on the experiences of the author, and describes a young girl growing up in a changing environment. Part Two consists of revealing stories about other members of her tribe. In the Outro, the author decries the handling of America's Indian problem.
Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin) was a beautiful Dakota-Sioux Indian. She was a member of the Woman's National Foundation, League of American Pen-Women, and the Washington Salon. Through lectures and stories such as "Old Indian Legends" and "Americanize The First American" she tried to make the public aware of Dakota-Sioux Indians, their culture and their plight.
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Audiobook is in immediately downloadable MP3 format.
Size = 296Mb. A broadband connection is recommended.
Also available abridged in PLAYAWAY READY-TO-GO AUDIO (compressed) format
Audience = Adult 16+
Non-Fiction Subject = Native American studies
BIC = JFSL9 (Indigenous peoples)
DDC = 305 (Social sciences / Social sciences / Social groups)
BISAC = SOC021000 (SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies)
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