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Pocahontas Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat

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ISBN-10: 0060730609

ISBN-13: 9780060730604

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paula Gunn Allen

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List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Born Paula Marie Francis in Albuquerque, New Mexico Allen grew up in Cubero, New Mexico, a Spanish-Mexican land grant village bordering the Laguna Pueblo reservation. Of mixed Laguna, Sioux, Scottish, and Lebanese-American descent, Allen always identified most closely with the Laguna, among whom she spent her childhood and upbringing.[4]Her father, E. Lee Francis, owned a local store, the Cubero Trading Company, and later served as the lieutenant governor of New Mexico from 1967 to 1970.[5] Her brother, Lee Francis, was a Laguna Pueblo-Anishinaabe poet, storyteller, and educator.Allen first went to a mission school and graduated in 1957 from a boarding school called the "Sisters of Charity"…    

Acknowledgments
Chronology
Oo-maa'o / Introduction
Apowa / Dream-Vision
Pocahontas / Mischief
Manito Aki / Faerie
Apook / The Esteemed Weed
Tapacoh / At the End of the Day
John Rolfe's Letter to Master Thomas Dale
John Smith's Letter to Queen Anne
Don Diego de Molina's Letter to King Philip of Spain, 1613
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index