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In the land of the grasshopper song

a story of two girls in Indian country in 1908-09
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Vantage Press , New York
Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Siskiyou County., Karok Ind

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California, Siskiyou Co

Statementby Mary Ellicott Arnold and Mabel Reed.
ContributionsReed, Mabel, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF868.S6 A7
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6202803M
LC Control Number56012778
OCLC/WorldCa1262976

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A native of Staten Island, New York, Arnold moved at an early age to Somerville Alma mater: Drexel Institute, Cornell University. In the Land of the Grasshopper Song, Arnold and Reed’s account of their experiences, shows their irreverence towards Victorian ideals of womanhood, recounts their respect toward and friendship with Karuks, and offers a rare portrait of women’s western experiences in this era.

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in their book they tell the warm, unvarnished story of life as it was in along the great and primitive Klamathhidden away, self-sufficient people lived a life. United Indian Health Services is using this book for its Book Club read. Get your own group together and pontificate on the printed pages.

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"Grasshopper Song not only gleefully subverts the era's expectations for white women, but as a reverse acculturation narrative, it holds up Karuk values as vastly superior to the ones the two women were paid to disseminate." - Susan Bernardin, in the Introduction.

Member Price: $Brand: Humboldt County Historical Society. The text of The Grasshopper & the Ants, limited to sparse dialogue between Grasshopper and the ants, anchors us, but the richly detailed illustrations tell the story. Jerry Pinkney has racked up numerous awards, including prestigious Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, and he's a practiced hand at fables, having previously tackled The Lion and the Mouse and The Tortoise and the 4/5.

In the Land of the Grasshopper Song, Arnold and Reed's account of their experiences, shows their irreverence towards Victorian ideals of womanhood, recounts their respect toward and friendship with Karuks, and offers a rare portrait of women's western experiences in this era/5().

In the Land of the Grasshopper Song, Arnold and Reed's account of their experiences, shows their irreverence towards Victorian ideals of womanhood, recounts their respect toward and friendship with Karuks, and offers a rare portrait of women's western experiences in this era.

The Ant and the Grasshopper In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.

“Why not come and chat wit h me,” said the Grasshopper, “instead of toiling and moiling in that way?”.

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The Ant and the Grasshopper, alternatively titled The Grasshopper and the Ant (or Ants), is one of Aesop's Fables, numbered in the Perry Index.

The fable describes how a hungry grasshopper begs for food from an ant when winter comes and is refused. The situation sums up moral lessons about the virtues of hard work and planning for the future. In the Land of the Grasshopper Song, Arnold and Reed’s account of their experiences, shows their irreverence towards Victorian ideals of womanhood, recounts their respect toward and friendship with Karuks, and offers a rare portrait of women’s western experiences in this era.

Writing with self-deprecating humor, the women recall their 4/5(1). In the Land of the Grasshopper Song by Mary Ellicott Arnold and Mabel Reed black & white photos, paperback, pages These two remarkable women went to work with the Karuk Indians in The detailed journals they kept were made into a book that conveys a sense of that time and place with a richness and texture not to be found in ethnographies.

AN ANNOYING SONG Tune: Battle Hymn of the Republic I know a song that gets on everybody's nerves I know a song that gets on everybody's nerves I know a song that gets on everybody's nerves - And this is how it goes: Repeat indefinately. A SAILOR WENT TO SEA, SEA, SEA A sailor went to Sea, Sea, Sea To see what he could see, see, see.

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Mary Arnold & Mabel Reed: In the Land of the Grasshopper Song is a classic tale of two women school teachers in the early days of the rough and remote Klamath River country of northwestern California.

Hired by the Indian Service to teach for the Karuk tribe inon arrival they found themselves to be the only white women in sixty miles.

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SONG” said the little grasshopper. Ant again told the grasshopper he should be thinking about doing some work because time was a wasting. Grasshopper told ant it was summer and he did not want to think about work.

Summer was too much fun for The ANT and GRASSHOPPER A Two Character Story Once upon a time there was a small. The Grasshopper's Song: An Aesop's Fable Revisited Nikki Giovanni, Author, Chris Raschka, Illustrator, illus. by Chris Raschka.

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Oh, the world owes us a livin’ in this week’s animation breakdown. In Septemberthe story outline for The Grasshopper and the Ants, based on the Aesop’s fable, circulated around the Disney this film was in production, the directors—in this case, Wilfred Jackson—were no longer considered part of the story department, as was the case for their previous cartoons.

The ant and the grasshopper, everyone knows how the story goes, How the ant was diligent, never spent Anything lightly, laboured wisely, And gathered his store for tomorrow. As for the grasshopper, clad in the summer sunshine, Light as the wind on the broken water, His song he.A Grasshopper, perishing with famine, passed by and earnestly begged for a little food.

The Ants inquired of him, “Why did you not treasure up food during the summer?’ He replied, “I had not leisure enough.The high-pitched songs of crickets, katydids, grasshoppers, and cicadas are a prominent element of summer and early fall in most of North America.

These wonderful musicians chirp, click, zip, rattle, and lisp from trees, shrubs, lawns, fields, woodlands — from just about all natural habitats, and sometimes from inside our homes.

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