Download e-book for kindle: Women Elders' Life Stories of the Omaha Tribe: Macy, by Wynne L. Summers

By Wynne L. Summers

ISBN-10: 0803225369

ISBN-13: 9780803225367

Eleanor Baxter, Alice Saunsoci, and Hawate (Wenona Caramony) are woman elders of the Omaha Tribe in Macy, within the northeast nook of Nebraska. All 3 grew up at the Omaha reservation, moved away in later existence, and held careers open air the reservation. but all lower back to their neighborhood, bringing the talents they discovered within the “white international” and the data they won as kids from their very own elders to give a contribution to the healthiness of the Omaha people.

Eleanor Baxter was once previously the Omaha tribal chair, the 1st lady to serve during this potential, and is still politically lively; Alice Saunsoci is a language instructor on the Nebraska Indian neighborhood collage; and Hawate assists the Omaha group as an educator and language instructor. With a balanced concentrate on conventional tradition and sleek good fortune, each one of those 3 girls publications the tribe in her personal approach towards a greater figuring out of what it ability to be Omaha.
In this poetic account, Wynne L. Summers offers those women’s lives of their personal voices, giving business enterprise to their reports either off and on the reservation.

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