Native Writers-Voices of Power by
Call Number: Educational Resource Center PS153.I52 S56 2012
Publication Date: 2012-04-01
Discover the life events and aspirations that shaped the voices of ten influential Native writers, whose novels, short stories and plays encompass the soul of Native life. Learn how these writers draw from personal experience to create situations and characters that are entertaining and poignant. Featured writers include; Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d'Alene), Marilyn Dumont (Cree/Metis), Joseph Boyden (Cree/Metis), Louise Erdrich (Ojibwa), Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki), Tomson Highway (Cree), Maria Campbell (Metis), N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa/ Cherokee), Nicola Campbell (Interior Salish Thompson and Okanagan/Metis) and Tim Tingle (Choctaw).Many individuals portrayed in the Native Trailblazers series surmounted adversity and humble beginnings in their journey for personal success.