By Carolyn Osborn
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Zitkala-Sa wrestled with the conflicting affects of yankee Indian and white tradition all through her lifestyles. Raised on a Sioux reservation, she used to be informed at boarding colleges that enforced assimilation and was once witness to significant occasions in white-Indian family within the overdue 1800s and early 1900s. Tapping her own heritage, Zitkala-Sa created tales that light up the tragedy and complexity of the yank Indian adventure.
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