#Not Your Princess PB

SKU: 9781554519576

Lisa Charleyboy, Mary Beth Leatherdale
Grade Levels:
Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Annick Press
Copyright Date:

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#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women is compiled and edited by Mary Beth Leatherdale and Lisa Charleyboy for Annick Press in a similar format of their preceding volume Dreaming in Indian. The work of 58 Indigenous women from the USA and Canada contribute to this collection of art, photography, poetry, memoir, blog segments, essays, opinion pieces, interviews, and news articles have been organized into four sections: The Ties that Bind Us; It Could Have Been Me; I Am Not Your Princess; and Pathfinders. The contributors include well-known and award-winning writers and artists as well as young teens reflecting on their lives. These contributors include Maria Campbell, Linda Hodgan, Aza Erdrich Abe, Claire Anderson, Joanne Arnott, Monique Bedard, Gwen Benaway, Natalie Bertin, September Big Crow, Tenille Campbell, Imajyn Cardinal, Adrianne Chalepah, Lianne Marie Leda Charlie, Chief Lady Bird, Dana Claxton, Clear Wind Blows Over the Moon, Francine Cunningham, Danielle Daniel, Jessica Deer, Cecelia Rose LaPointe, Winona LaDuke, Helen Knott, Nahannie Fontaine, Melanie Fey, Julie Flett, Roseanna Deerchild, Hazel Hedgecoke, Lee Maracle, Shelby Lisk, Gloria Larocque Brigette Lacquette, Campbell Moses, Tiffany Midge, Saige Mukash, Pamela J. Peters, Ntawnis Piapot, Natanya Ann Pulley, Zondra Roy, Shoni Schimmel, Leanne Betasmosake Simpson, Janet Smylie, Tasha Spillett, Patty Stonefish, DeLanna Studi, Taqnia Willard, Tanaya Winder, and AnnaLee Rain Yellowhammer and others. Topics include stereotyping, cultural appropriation, family violence, language, music, residential schools, culture, sports, urbanization, health and healing, missing and murdered women, activism, and accomplishments. These wide-ranging entries are compelling, engaging, and compelling making this volume a vital resource for libraries and schools bringing the honest voices of First Nation, Inuit, and Metis women and teens to the general reader. Highly Recommended.  Available in a paper edition.

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