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Last Standing Woman

This book is about Winona LaDuke
"Last Standing Woman" is an evocative journey through the resilient heart of the Anishinaabe (O)bwe/Chippewa people, masterfully captured by Winona LaDuke. Published on October 14, 1999, this impressive fiction debut skillfully weaves social history, oral myths, and deep character studies into a narrative that spans seven generations. With its focus on indigenous rights and environmental justice, the novel paints a vivid portrait of a community's struggle and perseverance across centuries. Middle school readers will find the intertwining tales of tradition, conflict, and survival a compelling introduction to these critical social justice themes. As they turn the pages, readers are invited to reflect on how the past shapes our present struggles and victories in the fight for a sustainable and equitable world. "Last Standing Woman" not only tells a powerful story but also ignites a spark for activism and respect for cultural heritage in young minds.
Published by Voyageur Pr on October 14, 1999
304 pages
ISBN: 9780896584525
Best for readers in Middle School
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