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Dover, Harriette Shelton, 1904-1991
Tulalip, from my heart : an autobiographical account of a reservation community / Harriette Shelton Dover ; edited and introduced by Darleen Fitzpatrick ; foreword by Wayne Williams
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2013
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 3rd Floor  E99.T87 D68 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Dover, Harriette Shelton, 1904-1991
Subject(s) Tulalip Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Indian women -- Washington (State) -- Tulalip Indian Reservation -- Biography
Subject Tulalip Indian School (Wash.) -- History
Tulalip Tribes of the Tulalip Reservation, Washington -- History
Tulalip Indian Reservation (Wash.) -- History
Tulalip Indian Reservation (Wash.) -- Social life and customs
Physical Description xxxiv, 307 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (page 303) and index
Contents Prologue : a sense of place -- Treaty time, 1855 -- Settling on the reservation -- Finding work in the early days -- First memories of white people -- Remember (what we told you ) -- The Tulalip Indian boarding school -- Treaty rights are like a drumbeat -- Public school and marriage, 1922 to 1926 -- Political and social conditions -- Legacy -- Seeing the world -- Appendix : the Tulalip Indian school schedule
Summary "In Tulalip, from My Heart, Harriette Shelton Dover describes her life on the Tulalip Reservation and recounts the myriad problems tribes faced after resettlement. Born in 1904, Dover grew up hearing the elders of her tribe tell of the hardships involved in moving from their villages to the reservation on Tulalip Bay: inadequate food and water, harsh economic conditions, and religious persecution outlawing potlatch houses and other ceremonial practices. Dover herself spent ten traumatic months every year in an Indian boarding school, an experience that developed her political consciousness and keen sense of justice. The first Indian woman to serve on the Tulalip board of directors, Dover describes her story in a personal, often fierce style, revealing her tribe's powerful ties and enduring loyalty to land now occupied by others." -- Publisher website
Alternate Author Fitzpatrick, Darleen Ann

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