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I am where I come from : Native American college students and graduates tell their life stories

Author: Andrew Garrod; Robert Kilkenny; Melanie Benson Taylor; Shannon Prince
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I Am Where I Come From presents the autobiographies of thirteen Native American undergraduates and graduates of Dartmouth College, ten of them current and recent students. Twenty years ago, Cornell University Press published First Person, First Peoples: Native American College Graduates Tell Their Life Stories, also about the experiences of Native American students at Dartmouth College. I Am Where I Come From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
I am where I come from.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016050595
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Garrod; Robert Kilkenny; Melanie Benson Taylor; Shannon Prince
ISBN: 9781501706912 1501706918 9781501706929 1501706926
OCLC Number: 962025644
Notes: "The essays by N. Bruce Duthu, Davina Two Bears, and Bob Bennett originally appeared in the 1997 book, First Person, First Peoples: Native American College Graduates Tell Their Life Stories"--Foreword.
Description: xx, 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Seeking to be whole / Shannon Joyce Prince --
Bringing back a piece of the sky / Blythe George --
Chahta hattak sia, I am a Choctaw man / Preston Wells --
Nihalgai bahane : a fourth world story / Jerry Watchman --
Bracelets upon my soul / MaKoQuah Jones --
My journey to healing / Kalina Newmark --
Little woman from Lame Deer / Cinnamon Spear --
Village girl / AlexAnna Salmon --
Future ancestor / Hillary Abe --
An unpredictable journey / John Around Him --
I walk in beauty / Davina Ruth Begaye Two Bears --
The good ol' days when times were bad / N. Bruce Duthu --
Why didn't you teach me? / Bob Bennett.
Other Titles: First person, first peoples.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Garrod, Robert Kilkenny, and Melanie Benson Taylor ; with a foreword by K. Tsianina Lomawaima.
Local System Bib Number:
991002642719704091

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"[T]he writers disclose, in searingly honest and often artful prose, the obstacles that haunted them before, during and after life at Dartmouth, including but not limited to horrific abuses, family Read more...

 
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