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Light of the Feather: Pathways through Contemporary Indian America


reviewed by Joel Spring 1993

coverTitle: Light of the Feather: Pathways through Contemporary Indian America
Author(s): Mick Fedullo
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: 0688115594, Pages: , Year:
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This is a beautiful book about the bicultural experience and methods of teaching biculturalism. It is written from the perspective of a European-American poet who, after growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, now lives on the Crow reservation in Montana. I use the word beautiful because of the warm emotions I felt rising up in me as each new page revealed another aspect of the pain and joy of learning to live across cultural boundaries. Mick Fedullo does several things as he tells the story of his involvement in Indian education. First, he helps the reader understand the full meaning of biculturalism through the problems he encountered crossing cultural lines with Pima, Navajo, Apache, Crow, Cree, and Cheyenne students and families, and through examples of the problems faced by Indian children in crossing the line into Anglo culture. Second, he provides specific examples of instructional methods he has used to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 95 Number 2, 1993, p. 297-299
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 119, Date Accessed: 12/12/2017 4:40:38 PM

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