ERIC Number: EJ1010816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Reference Count: 10
"The Power of the Oral Tradition: Giving Life to Words:" Conversations with Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
Young, Teresa; Henderson, Darwin L.
Journal of Children's Literature, v39 n1 p26-31 Spr 2013
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, a former English teacher and school counselor, is an award-winning author, best known for her children's books about the Rosebud Sioux life and culture, which combines history and legend to create culturally rich and authentic Native American stories. In this article, the authors share their conversations with Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, presenting her creative process, distinctive storytelling style, and re?ections on writing about the realities of indigenous people.
Descriptors: Authors, American Indian Literature, Childrens Literature, Books, Story Telling, Writing (Composition), Poetry, American Indian Culture, American Indian History, Creative Activities, American Indians
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