Louise Abeita on Native American Authors

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Louise Abeita
(E-Yeh-Shure ‘Blue Corn’)

Isleta Pueblo

Louise Abeita’s work brings about interesting insights into the Pueblo traditions. Her book I Am a Pueblo Indian Girl, has beautiful illustrations which show the Pueblo culture. She says the book was part of an effort to unite the traditional words and implied ideas with illustrations to make Pueblo life understood especially by the English-speaking public. The book was printed when she was thirteen years old.


Books by Louise Abeita:

Abeita, Louise. I am a Pueblo Indian girl
New York : William Morrow, 1939.
Genre: Autobiography
Audience: All Ages

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