A highly-acclaimed anthology about growing up Native. A collection truly universal in its themes, Dreaming in Indian will shatter commonly held stereotypes about Native peoples and offers readers a unique insight into a community often misunderstood and misrepresented by the mainstream media. Native artists, including acclaimed author Joseph Boyden, renowned visual artist Bunky Echo Hawk, and stand-up comedian Ryan McMahon, contribute thoughtful and heartfelt pieces on their experiences growing up Native. Whether addressing the effects of residential schools, calling out bullies through personal manifestos, or simply citing their hopes for the future, this book refuses to shy away from difficult topics. Insightful, thought-provoking, brutally--and beautifully--honest, this book is sure to appeal to young adults everywhere.
This compelling book gives realistic insights into the experiences of growing up Indigenous in North America. Both thought provoking and honest, it challenges readers to have a more critical look at the negative stereotypes the media often portrays.