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Walking on earth & touching the sky : poetry and prose by Lakota youth at Red Cloud Indian School / edited by Timothy P. McLaughlin ; paintings by S.D. Nelson ; foreword by Joseph M. Marshall III.

McLaughlin, Timothy P. (Added Author). Nelson, S. D. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library J 810.8089 WAL (Text) 33500010801686 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library J 810.8089 WAL (Text) 33500010801678 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library J 810.8089 WAL (Text) 33500012761722 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419701795 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1419701797 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
Editor McLaughlin has assembled a collection of poetry and poetic prose written by Lakota students who attend the Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The creative work is divided into seven sections that reflect the students' lives and culture.
Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Natural world -- Misery -- Native thoughts -- Silence -- Spirit -- Family, youth, and dreams -- Language.
Summary, etc.:
Collects poetry written by Lakota students at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota on such topics as the history of oral tradition, the struggles of everyday life, and their personal connections to the natural world.
Subject: American literature > Indian authors > Juvenile literature.
Teton Indians > Literary collections > Juvenile literature.
Indian children's writings > Juvenile literature.
American literature > Indian authors.
Teton Indians > Literary collections.

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