ContentsForeword -- Iintroduction: speaking for the once-silenced voice -- Section I. Prelude: shadows of memory -- Iindian school days and nights. Identity: in the shadow of names -- In memoriam: shadows from the spirit world -- Young love and loss -- Hunger: body & soul -- Shards of memory -- Portraits: angels and demons -- Escape -- Section II. The broader perspective -- Selected essays and commentary -- Exerpts from related writings, about the Indian Mission school experience, its impact on American Indian isolationism and cultural dissolution, and how the government has contributed to an archetypal fight for survival.
NotesForeward by E. Ray Walker.
Includes bibliographical references.
First Nations author.