ERIC Number: ED081019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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Literature by and about the American Indian; An Annotated Bibliography for Junior and Senior High School Students.
Stensland, Anna Lee
This annotated bibliography is intended for junior and senior high school students. The contents includes five sections. "Books by and about the American Indian" discusses Indian stereotypes in literature and the criteria used for selection of books. The "Bibliography" contains myth, legend, oratory, and poetry; fiction; drama; biography and autobiography; history; anthropology and archaeology; modern life and problems; music, arts, and crafts; and aids for the teacher. "Study Guides to Selected Books" looks at "Indian Boyhood,""The Light in the Forest,""When the Legends Die,""Indians: A Play,""Laughing Boy,""Fig Tree John,""The Man Who Killed the Deer,""House Made of Dawn," and "Black Elk Speaks." The last two sections are "Biographies of American Indian Authors" and"Basic Books for a Collection." Sources of additional materials, a directory of publishers, an author index, and a title index are also included. (WR)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, English Instruction, Ethnic Groups, High School Students, Junior High School Students, Literature
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 42037, $3.95 non-member, $3.65 member)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.