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The Sacred Mountain, a California-Indian-Family Anatomy Charles R. Brashear

The Sacred Mountain, a California-Indian-Family Anatomy

Charles R. Brashear

Published September 7th 2009
ISBN : 9780933362260
Paperback
244 pages
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 About the Book 

Doe-in-the-Dawn, half-blood Koru Indian and widow of a Caucasian, becomes activist as a result of the Red Power invasion of Alcatraz in 1969. She pressures her grandson, Georgie Stonecrist, who teaches school in their town, Colusa, CA, to join theMoreDoe-in-the-Dawn, half-blood Koru Indian and widow of a Caucasian, becomes activist as a result of the Red Power invasion of Alcatraz in 1969. She pressures her grandson, Georgie Stonecrist, who teaches school in their town, Colusa, CA, to join the Indians of All Tribes on the island. Georgie loves his grandmother dearly and would do almost anything for her, almost anything- except become an Indian. The book is about Grannys campaign to Indianize Georgie, which includes arts and crafts activities, the tribes history, settlement of the town, a lawsuit in Federal Court, Georgies unconventional vision quest on Onolai, the sacred mountain, and a fund-raiser for the invaders of Wounded Knee.