eyes like souls ready to fly
Looking at me - for some kind of sacred sign.
Who will teach the young, the names of the ancient ones?
Who will tell them from whence they come?"
By: Johnny Clegg and Savuka
American Youth Councils
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Native Voices - Native American Books
Arlene B. Hirschfelder and Beverly R. Singer
201 E. 50th St.
New York, NY 10022
For ages 12 and up.
Index. 131 pp., 0-684-19207-1
and Singer have assembled a compelling collage of heartfelt
sentiments in this collection of essays and poetry, most from the writer's
class assignments in middle and high school. The book is divided into several classifications:
selection includes a biographical profile of the writer.
From the pride of "We Are The Many" to the resentful "Going Into Space"
(a two-and-a-half billion dollar camping trip), these voices ask us in
unison to hear their message. A masterful and evocative work.
RISING VOICES: WRITINGS OF YOUNG NATIVE AMERICANS
the sun warms your body through
In the Heart of the Land,
And smiles play on our children's faces,
You can see the work of Koluskap's hand."
by Red Hawk, Penobscot
From the poem "Penobscot Home Nation"
By Maria Chona, Papago
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