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In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: Two Women in the Klamath River Indian Country in 1908-09

In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: Two Women in the Klamath River Indian Country in 1908-09

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By Mary E. Arnold & Mabel Reed. The story of two white women who are part of a government project to instruct Indian women in their "proper duties" as women. "Grasshopper Song not only gleefully subverts the era's expectations for white women, but as a reverse acculturation narrative, it holds up Karuk values as vastly superior to the ones the two women were paid to disseminate." - Susan Bernardin, in the Introduction. Member Price: $17.95

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