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Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask / Anton Treuer.

Treuer, Anton. (Author).

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Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton TEEN 909.04 TRE (Text to phone) 34025146114423 Teen New Nonfiction Available -

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General Note:
"This is an Arthur A. Levine book."
"Based on the book Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, by Anton Treuer, punished by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012." -- Verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-366) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Ambassador -- Terminology -- History -- Religion, culture, & identity -- Powwow -- Tribal languages -- Politics -- Economics -- Education -- Social activism -- Perspectives: coming to terms and future directions -- Conclusion: Finding ways to make a difference.
Summary, etc.:
From the acclaimed Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike. Ranging from "Why is there such a fuss about nonnative people wearing Indian costumes for Halloween?" to "Why is it called a 'traditional Indian fry bread taco'?" to "What's it like for natives who don't look native?" to "Why are Indians so often imagined rather than understood?", and beyond, Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask (Young Readers Edition) does exactly what its title says for young readers, in a style consistently thoughtful, personal, and engaging. Updated and expanded to include: dozens of new questions and new sections, including a social activism section that explores the Dakota Access Pipeline, racism, identity, politics, and more; over 50 new photos; and adapted text for broad appeal.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12-18.
Grades 7-12.
Subject: Indians > History.
Indians > Social life and customs.
Indians in popular culture.
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.

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