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So let’s hear from several of the voices in the children’s/YA literature industry and community, in response to the following questions: We’ll begin with author-storyteller Tim Tingle (Choctaw), then continue with author Yvonne Wakim Dennis (Cherokee/Sand Hill/Syrian), blogger and activist scholar Debbie Reese (Nambe Pueblo), author-illustrator Julie Flett (Cree-Metis), author-artist Eric Gansworth (Onondaga), and librarian-reviewer Naomi Bishop (Akimel O’odham/Pima), concluding with author-musician Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki)–whose contemporary Native novels numbered among my mentor texts when I was a beginning children’s writer. Cynthia is a popular author-speaker and most enjoys leading writing workshops for children and teens.She makes her home in Austin, Texas, and teaches on the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts. I was raised on the Texas Gulf Coast, far from my Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. They were all in black-and-white and cowboy shows were very popular—shows like “Bonanza” and “Gunsmoke” and “Wagon Train.” Out of curiosity, I recently watched several episodes of , and was surprised and impressed by a few plot lines depicting unwarranted racism directed against Native American characters.
Only this fall, I found myself vaguely baffled by the “magical” dreamcatcher on , a show which has yet to feature a single Native actor/character.From a world-building perspective, how did that become a tool of Camelot’s Merlin or of the daughter of Prince Charming and, yes, Snow White?I pray that the ranks of Native voices, well-crafted Native characters, and content will grow more quickly in days to come.I’m also honored and proud to celebrate all who are here now.
Native people were rare in the popular media of the 1970s and 1980s, Native women even more so.
Tiger Lily from Disney’s animated was arguably the best known.