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#NotYourPrincess : voices of Native American women

Author: Mary Beth Leatherdale; Lisa Charleyboy
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Annick Press Ltd., [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. #Not Your Princess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art that combine to express the experience of being a Native woman. Stories of abuse, humiliation, and stereotyping are countered by the voices of passionate women making  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beth Leatherdale; Lisa Charleyboy
ISBN: 9781554519583 1554519586 9781554519576 1554519578
OCLC Number: 1005091241
Awards: American Indian Library Association Best Young Adult Book, 2018
YALSA Nonfiction Award Finalist, 2018
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Target Audience: Ages 12-17.; Young Adult; 910L
Description: 109 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Shawl of memory's embrace / Clear Wind Blows Over the Moon (Cree/Innu-Montagnais/Dene/Metis) --
The ties that bind us --
Tear / Linda Hogan (Chicksaw) --
Blankets of shame / Maria Campbell (Metis) --
Two braids / Rosanna Deerchild (Cree) --
My parents' pain / Madelaine McCallum (Cree/Metis) --
#LittleSalmonWoman / Lianne Charlie (Tage Cho Hudan) --
Reclaiming indigenous women's rights / Nahanni Fontaine (Anishinaabe) --
A tale of two Winonas / Winona Linn (Maliseet) --
Leaks / Leanne Simpson (Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg) --
My grandmother Sophia / Saige Mukash (Cree) --
In her words / Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe/Ojibwe) & Jen VanStrander (Western Band of Cherokee) --
It could have been me --
Falling / Natanya Ann Pulley (Navajo) --
I don't want to be afraid / Imajyn Cardinal (Cree/Dene) --
She is riding / Joanne Arnott (Metis) --
Onto the Red Road / Dana Claxton (Hunkpapa Lakota) --
The things we taught our daughters / Helen Knott (Dane Zaa/Cree) --
Freedom in the fog / Zoey Roy (Cree/Dene/Metis) --
It could have been me / Patty Stonefish (Lakota) --
Honor song / Gwen Benaway (Anishinaabe/Metis) --
In her words / Gloria Larocque Campbell Moses (Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, Northern Alberta) & Nathalie Bertin (Metis) --
I am not your princess --
A conversation with a massage therapist / Francine Cunningham (Cree/Metis) --
We are not a costume / Jessica Deer (Mohawk) --
The invisible Indians / Shelby Lisk (Mohawk) --
What's there to take back? / Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Lakota) --
Why not Indians? / DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) --
Stereotype this / Melanie Fey (Dine) --
Real NDNZ / Pamela J. Peters (Navajo) --
I am the only American Indian / Cecilia Rose LaPointe (Ojibway/Metis) --
In her words / Hazel Hedgecoke (Sioux/Hunkpapa/Wendat/Metis/Cherokee/Creek) & Tanaya Winder (Duckwater Shoshone) --
Pathfinders --
When I have a daughter / Ntawnis Piapot (Piapot Cree Nation) --
Defender of Mother Earth / AnnaLee Rain Yellowhammer (Hunkpapa/Standing Rock Sioux) --
Digital smoke signals / Various --
Living their dreams / Shoni Schimmel (Umatilla), September Big Crow (Tsuu T'ina Nation), Ashton Locklear (Lumbee), Brigitte Lacquette (Ojibwe) --
Good medicine / Janet Smylie (Cree/Metis) --
More than meets the eye / Kelly Edzerza-Bapty (Tahitan) and Claire Anderson (Tlingit) --
Baby-girlz-gotta-Mustang / Dana Claxton (Hunkpapa Lakota) --
"Dear Past Self" / Isabella Fillspipe (Oglala Lakota) --
In her words / Adrianne Chalepah (Kiowa/Apache) & Lee Maracle (Sto:lo Nation) --
Little sister / Tasha Spillett (Cree).
Other Titles: Not your princess
Responsibility: Mary Beth Leatherdale, Lisa Charleyboy, editors.


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