"We were close students of nature": Land as Pedagogy in Charles Eastman's Indian Boyhood

Kristen Brown

University of South Carolina

Kristen is a doctoral candidate (ABD) at the University of South Carolina, where her primary field of study is late nineteenth century American Literature, especially American Indian texts. She has taught English courses at both the secondary and post-secondary level since 2001. Her recent experience teaching for and living in the Navajo Nation has further inspired her passion for environmental issues, particularly water management. Her dissertation is tentatively titled “A Return to Turtle Island: Ecocosmopolitics in Amerindian Literature, 1880-1930.”


Kristen WrightUniversity of South Carolina “’We were close students of nature’: Land as Pedagogy in Charles Eastman’s Indian Boyhood” In her call for “rebellious transformation,” Nishnaabeg scholar Leanne... [ view full abstract ]


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