The Woman And The Crow

Author: Shankar
Publisher: Children's Book Trust
ISBN: 9788170111337
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A Crow Flies Away With An Old Woman S Roti. She Appeals To Many To Get Back Her Roti.Help Finally Comes From Her Dog.

Edgar Susan

Author: Moses Pate
Publisher: WestBowPress
ISBN: 1490826955
Size: 49.31 MB
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A young crow was trapped under vines and briars because I had pushed his tree over. He screamed in terror as I wrestled him from the tangle. His family that had been circling and cawing overhead flew away leaving me wondering what to do with this magnificent bird. He couldn’t fly, so I knew that he wouldn’t survive. I was obliged to help. I determined to care for him until he could fly away on his own, so I took him home. After letting him out of a box, he was so frightened that he banged up nearly everything in the kitchen. Reluctantly, I stuffed him into a makeshift cage. The next morning he met my beautiful wife, Susan, and that was the beginning of one of the strangest and most amazing relationships you’ll ever hear about. He was never meant to be a pet—he was supposed to fly away—but he chose to stay. The next eight months was like living in our own personal Disney movie. Our days were filled with love, laughter, surprises, and good times. This is an astonishing pet and love story, but we weren’t “over the rainbow”; we had some bad times, too, but we learned that unshakable young love sees only optimism. “This is a beautiful book that made me laugh out loud and cry. This is more than a story about a mischievous bird. It’s about a young couple who learned about love, parenting, and each other through an unlikely character.” —Lisa Fabrizio, Director and Professor of Massage Therapy and Healing Arts

The Woman Who Loved Mankind

Author: Lillian Bullshows Hogan
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803243308
Size: 44.78 MB
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The oldest living Crow at the dawn of the twenty-first century, Lillian Bullshows Hogan (1905–2003) grew up on the Crow reservation in rural Montana. In The Woman Who Loved Mankind she enthralls readers with her own long and remarkable life and the stories of her parents, part of the last generation of Crow born to nomadic ways. As a child Hogan had a miniature teepee, a fast horse, and a medicine necklace of green beads; she learned traditional arts and food gathering from her mother and experienced the bitterness of Indian boarding school. She grew up to be a complex, hard-working Native woman who drove a car, maintained a bank account, and read the local English paper but spoke Crow as her first language, practiced beadwork, tanned hides, honored clan relatives in generous giveaways, and often visited the last of the old chiefs and berdaches with her family. She married in the traditional Crow way and was a proud member of the Tobacco and Sacred Pipe societies but was also a devoted Christian who helped establish the Church of God on her reservation. Warm, funny, heartbreaking, and filled with information on Crow life, Hogan’s story was told to her daughter, Mardell Hogan Plainfeather, and to Barbara Loeb, a scholar and longtime friend of the family who recorded her words, staying true to Hogan’s expressive speaking rhythms with its echoes of traditional Crow storytelling.

Pretty Shield

Author: Frank Bird Linderman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803280250
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Pretty-shield, the legendary medicine woman of the Crows, remembered what life was like on the Plains when the buffalo were still plentiful. A powerful healer who was forceful, astute, and compassionate, Pretty-shield experienced many changes as her formerly mobile people were forced to come to terms with reservation life in the late nineteenth century. ø Pretty-shield told her story to Frank Linderman through an interpreter and using sign language. The lives, responsibilities, and aspirations of Crow women are vividly brought to life in these pages as Pretty-shield recounts her life on the Plains of long ago. She speaks of the simple games and dolls of an Indian childhood and the work of the girls and women?setting up the lodges, dressing the skins, picking berries, digging roots, and cooking. Through her eyes we come to understand courtship, marriage, childbirth and the care of babies, medicine-dreams, the care of the sick, and other facets of Crow womanhood. Alma Snell and Becky Matthews provide a new preface to this edition.

When Hens Crow

Author: Sylvia D. Hoffert
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253215000
Size: 54.12 MB
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"[When Hens Crow] looks in an original way at the ideas of the first feminists... a pioneering work, written in a clear style and firmly grounded in recent scholarship...." —Journal of American History In 1852 the New York Daily Herald described leaders of the woman's rights movement as "hens that crow." Using speeches, pamphlets, newspaper reports, editorials, and personal papers, Sylvia Hoffert discusses how ideology, language, and strategies of early woman's rights advocates influenced a new political culture grudgingly inclusive of women. She shows the impact of philosophies of republicanism, natural rights, utilitarianism, and the Scottish Common Sense School in helping activists move beyond the limits of Republican Motherhood and the ideals of domesticity and benevolence. When Hens Crow also illustrates the work of the penny press in spreading the demands of woman's rights advocates to a wide audience, establishing the competence of women to contribute to public discourse and public life.

Lakota Woman

Author: Mary Crow Dog
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802145420
Size: 53.46 MB
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Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s.

Eyes Right

Author: Tracy Crow
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803240287
Size: 56.88 MB
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Just out of high school in 1977, her personal life already a mess, Tracy Crow thought the Marines might straighten her out. And sure enough, in the Corps she became a respected public affairs officer and military journalist—one day covering tank maneuvers or beach assaults, the next interviewing the secretary of the navy. But success didn’t come without a price. When Crow pledged herself to God, Corps, and Country, women Marines were still a rarity, and gender inequality and harassment were rampant. Determined to prove she belonged, Crow always put her career first—even when, after two miscarriages and a stillborn child, her marriage to another Marine officer began to deteriorate. And when her affair with a prominent general was exposed—and both were threatened with court-martial—Crow was forced to re-evaluate her loyalty to the Marines, her career, and her family. Eyes Right is Crow’s story. A clear-eyed self-portrait of a troubled teen bootstrapping her way out of a world of alcoholism and domestic violence, it is also a rare inside look at the Marines from a woman’s perspective. Her memoir, which includes two Pushcart Prize–nominated essays, evokes the challenges of being a woman and a Marine with immediacy and clarity, and in the process reveals how much Crow’s generation did for today’s military women, and at what cost.


Author: Katherine Halligan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781534436640
Size: 26.71 MB
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Move aside history—it’s time for herstory. Celebrate fifty inspiring and powerful women who changed the world and left their mark in this lavishly illustrated biography compilation that’s perfect for fans of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and She Persisted. Throughout history, girls have often been discussed in terms of what they couldn’t or shouldn’t do. Not anymore. It’s time for herstory—a celebration of not only what girls can do, but the remarkable things women have already accomplished, even when others tried to stop them. In this uplifting and inspiring book, follow the stories of fifty powerhouse women from around the world and across time who each managed to change the world as they knew it forever. Telling the stories of their childhood, the challenges they faced, and the impact of their achievements, each lavishly illustrated spread is a celebration of girl power in its many forms. From astronauts to activists, musicians to mathematicians, these women are sure to motivate young readers of all backgrounds to focus not on the can’ts and shouldn’ts, but on what they can do: anything!

Gender And Jim Crow

Author: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469612453
Size: 26.67 MB
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Glenda Gilmore recovers the rich nuances of southern political history by placing black women at its center. She explores the pivotal and interconnected roles played by gender and race in North Carolina politics from the period immediately preceding the disfranchisement of black men in 1900 to the time black and white women gained the vote in 1920. Gender and Jim Crow argues that the ideology of white supremacy embodied in the Jim Crow laws of the turn of the century profoundly reordered society and that within this environment, black women crafted an enduring tradition of political activism. According to Gilmore, a generation of educated African American women emerged in the 1890s to become, in effect, diplomats to the white community after the disfranchisement of their husbands, brothers, and fathers. Using the lives of African American women to tell the larger story, Gilmore chronicles black women's political strategies, their feminism, and their efforts to forge political ties with white women. Her analysis highlights the active role played by women of both races in the political process and in the emergence of southern progressivism. In addition, Gilmore illuminates the manipulation of concepts of gender by white supremacists and shows how this rhetoric changed once women, black and white, gained the vote.