Ella Cara Deloria: Dakota Language Protector (Minnesota Native American Lives)

by Diane Wilson (Author) Tashia Hart (Illustrator)

Ella Cara Deloria: Dakota Language Protector (Minnesota Native American Lives)
The Minnesota Humanities Center presents Minnesota Native American Lives, three stories of exceptional individuals across sports, language, and government!Ella Cara Deloria loved to listen to her family tell stories in the Dakota language. She recorded many American Indian peoples' stories and languages and shared them with everyone. She helped protect her people's language for future generations. She also wrote stories of her own. Her story is a Minnesota Native American life. The Minnesota Native American Lives Series includes biographies of Charles Albert Bender, Ella Cara Deloria, and Peggy Flanagan. Read all three!
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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Wise Ink
Publication date
June 21, 2021
Minnesota Native American Lives
BISAC categories
JNF007050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
JNF007110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
Library of Congress categories
Dakota Indians
Deloria, Ella Cara
American Indian Youth Literature Award
Honor Book 2022

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