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Essays About American Indian Cultures and Traditions By Roberto Miguel Rodriguez
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This ebook contains two essays: One is about how the American Indians in the United States have been able to maintain their cultures and traditions in a predominantly non-Indian world. The second... More > essay is about the importance of land in the relations between the American Indians and the Europeans in North America< Less
American Indian Stories By Zitkala-Sa
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First published in 1921, American Indian Stories is a collection of childhood stories, allegorical fiction, and an essay. Zitkala-Ša (1876—1938),wrote several works chronicling her... More > struggles in her youth as she was pulled back and forth between the influences of dominant American culture and her own Native American heritage.< Less
A Catholic Marries a Hindu: A Look at Cultural Differences Between Americans and Indians By Paul Bouchard
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Two people – Paul, an American, and Latika, an Indian – fall in love and get married in this true East-meets West story entitled A Catholic Marries a Hindu. From language and attitudes to... More > cuisine and hobbies, and from college experiences and career choices to social structure and work settings, this short, matter-of-fact read sheds light on the many cultural differences between the United States and India as seen through Paul’s perspective – as seen through American eyes. The true story culminates in the weddings (both Catholic and Hindu) of Latika and Paul – tuxedos, Mass, and a wedding cake on day one are replaced by saris, Sanskrit chants, and coconuts on day two. Educational and informative, A Catholic Marries a Hindu shows us that differences, at times, can unite.< Less
A Catholic Marries a Hindu: A Look at Cultural Differences Between Americans and Indians By Paul Bouchard
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Two people – Paul, an American, and Latika, an Indian – fall in love and get married in this true East-meets West story entitled A Catholic Marries a Hindu. From language and attitudes to... More > cuisine and hobbies, and from college experiences and career choices to social structure and work settings, this short, matter-of-fact read sheds light on the many cultural differences between the United States and India as seen through Paul’s perspective – as seen through American eyes. The true story culminates in the weddings (both Catholic and Hindu) of Latika and Paul – tuxedos, Mass, and a wedding cake on day one are replaced by saris, Sanskrit chants, and coconuts on day two. Educational and informative, A Catholic Marries a Hindu shows us that differences, at times, can unite.< Less
WOLF LADY : Native American Indian Poems By Nancy Fritz
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This is a small book published for Our Friends ......Helen and Bill Brown from Brooklyn, Michigan and dedicated to Helen Gilbert Brown.......Helen, Lest Ancestry and Heritage ever be Lost..so Loses... More > The Soul of a Nation.....Many Thanks for Your Devotion to this Author.....and For The Greatest "New" Friendship.....< Less
WOLF LADY : Native American Indian Poems By Nancy Fritz
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This is a small book published for Our Friends ......Helen and Bill Brown from Brooklyn, Michigan and dedicated to Helen Gilbert Brown.......Helen, Lest Ancestry and Heritage ever be Lost..so Loses... More > The Soul of a Nation.....Many Thanks for Your Devotion to this Author.....and For The Greatest "New" Friendship.....< Less
The Indian's Pony By Susan Fadler
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The Indian's Pony is part of the RUFF curriculum Susan Fadler developed in the 1990s. It focuses on the plight of the Mustang. RUFF was organized to establish homes for unwanted neglected animals on... More > the Navajo Reservation. She began taking rescued animals into classrooms to help teach the children about animal behavior, care and health but soon found out using an animal helped extrapolate expressions of emotions which would otherwise be harbored or unexpressed by the child. It also incorporated self-esteem where all else had failed. Using a natural catalyst, puppies and kittens, to teach responsible behavior proved to be extremely effective. Teachers began requesting materials to help teach history, geography, culture, and language. The curriculum was nominated by teachers and administrators in 1996 and went on to win the 1st place Golden Bell award from the ASBA as the best new curriculum that year.< Less
Cowboys & Indians By AM Sardar
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What happens when Cowboys meet real Indians. A cross-culture clash of the most extreme kind when a Texan Construction company is hired by an Indian tycoon to build the first Western theme-park in... More > Mumbai. Dallas Jones and his American team must co-ordinate multiple antagonistic nationalities in an unfamiliar land to achieve the demanding deadlines. Seema, the head-strong local coordinator struggles to work with chauvinistic Avinash on the team as mutual attraction and life-style expectations lead to clashes in the work place. And all the while someone is trying to kill Moti Lal; family, friends and enemies become increasingly difficult to identify as the project nears completion. Can Dallas Jones avoid the flirtatious Mrs Lalita Lal, will Seema be seduced by the smooth talking Pakistani architect and why does Avinash find the transvestite Jeevan so alluring? Destitute orphans, menacing gangsters, mysterious terrorists, bribe-seeking policemen and a potential Indo-Pak War lead to an explosive climax.< Less
WORDS OF WISDOM FROM NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS By Ray Ham
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There are 16 pictures and 16 quotes presented for your enjoyment. American Indians have deep rooted beliefs in the Great Spirit, in the sacredness of the land, and in how people should treat each... More > other. They have much to teach others, and it is this compilation of words and pictures that is aimed at giving the reader a new perspective on the American Indian culture.< Less
Reena: Letters to an Indian-American Gal By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe
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"Reena: Letters to an Indian-American Gal" celebrates the trans-cultural and cosmopolitan joy inherent in friendship and love, platonic love that is, the kind of love verging on the... More > familial and purely altruistic. it is, therefore, a jolly invitation to the reader to a sumptuous feast of spiritual elevation and esthetic enrichment.< Less