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All My Sins Are Relatives

All My Sins Are Relatives( )
Author: Penn, W. S.
Series title:North American Indian Prose Award Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8032-3709-4
Publication Date:Sep 1995
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

The customary cant about being an American Indian goes like this: Indians must live in wide open spaces; they must define their spirituality by chant, dance, and drum; they must pass down their traditions with reverent care; and they must offer tourists Indian art and Indian experiences to take home. On one side of commercial Indianness there is sloppy sentimentality, and on the other, speechless hatred.

But what of those born between, like W. S. Penn, with an Anglo parent...
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Book Details
Pages:268
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Native American & Aboriginal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds



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