Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices
Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale
Paperback / 128 pgs.
A powerful and visually stunning anthology from some of the most groundbreaking Native artists working in North America today.
Home. Identity. Love. Fitting in. A collection truly universal in its themes, Dreaming in Indian shatters commonly held stereotypes about what it's like to grow up Native. Over 50 emerging and established contemporary artists contribute to this astounding collection with poignant pieces that deal with everything from painful memories of first love to the tragic legacy of residential schools.
Lisa Charleyboy (Tsilhqot'in) is the Editor-in-Chief of Urban Native Magazine and has been the host of the CBC radio program, New Fire. The Huffington Post called her, "an Aboriginal millennial to watch."
Mary Beth Leatherdale writes, edits, and consults on books, magazines, and digital resources for children and youth.
"... effectively presents honest portrayals of strong, hopeful, and courageous indigenous youth... Not to be missed."
-School Library Journal
"... both an exuberant work of art and a uniquely valuable resource."