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Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women

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Awards

Independent Publisher Book Awards 2005 (Finalist in the Multicultural category)

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Nineteen prominent Native artists, educators, and activisits share their candid and often profound thoughts on what it means to be a Native American woman in the early 21st century. Their stories are rare and often intimate glimpses of women who have made a conscious decision to live every day to its fullest and stand for something larger than themselves.

Review:

"Profound yet simple words from strong women working hard to perpetuate their culture, and who have a lot to share, and who need to be heard." Booklist

Review:

"This is a very important book. It could be the most important of this new century if it were to get the mindfulness it deserves." Gloria Steinem, from the Introduction

Synopsis:

Provocative discussions of indigenous cultural differences encompassing thoughts on spirituality, life, culture, womanhood, tribal government, values, and history — with opening thoughts and stories from Wilma Mankiller.

Synopsis:

Contemporary Native women speak out in this collection of stories.

About the Author

Wilma Mankiller is an author, activist, and former principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. Her roots are planted deep in the rural community of Mankiller Flats in Adair County, Oklahoma, where she has spent most of her life. She has been honored with many awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and has received honorary doctorate degrees from such esteemed institutions as Yale University, Dartmouth College, and Smith College. Ms. Mankiler is the author of Mankiller: A Chief and Her People, and co-edited A Reader's Companion to the History of Women in the U.S. Wilma Mankiller lives on the Mankiller family allotment with her husband, Charlie Soap.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555915162
Subtitle:
Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women
Foreword:
Deloria, Vine, Jr. JR. JR.
Introduction by:
Steinem, Gloria
Introduction:
Steinem, Gloria
Foreword by:
Deloria, Vine, Jr.
Foreword:
Deloria, Vine, Jr. JR. JR.
Foreword:
Deloria, Vine, Jr. JR. JR.
Foreword:
Deloria, Vine, Jr.
Foreword:
Deloria, Vine, Jr.
Author:
Mankiller, Wilma Pearl
Author:
Mankiller, Wilma
Introduction:
Steinem, Gloria
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
August 15, 2004
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 7.1 x 0.7 in 16 oz

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Product details 256 pages Fulcrum Publishing - English 9781555915162 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Profound yet simple words from strong women working hard to perpetuate their culture, and who have a lot to share, and who need to be heard."
"Review" by , "This is a very important book. It could be the most important of this new century if it were to get the mindfulness it deserves."
"Synopsis" by , Provocative discussions of indigenous cultural differences encompassing thoughts on spirituality, life, culture, womanhood, tribal government, values, and history — with opening thoughts and stories from Wilma Mankiller.
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Contemporary Native women speak out in this collection of stories.
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