By Jo Carson
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Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting affects of yank Indian and white tradition all through her existence. Raised on a Sioux reservation, she was once knowledgeable at boarding faculties that enforced assimilation and was once witness to significant occasions in white-Indian kin within the overdue 1800s and early 1900s. Tapping her own historical past, Zitkala-Sa created tales that light up the tragedy and complexity of the yankee Indian event.
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