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Viola Martinez, California Paiute

Living in Two Worlds

Viola Martinez, California Paiute( )
Author: Bahr, Diana Meyers
ISBN:978-0-8061-4159-6
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
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The life story of Viola Martinez, an Owens Valley Paiute Indian of eastern California, extends over nine decades of the twentieth century. Viola experienced forced assimilation in an Indian boarding school, overcame racial stereotypes to pursue a college degree, and spent several years working at a Japanese American internment camp during World War II. Finding herself poised uncertainly between Indian and white worlds, Viola was determined to turn her marginalized existence into...
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