The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Zitkala-Sa - Study Guide Red Apple Country 1884 to 1887: No!; The Stories of the Bible Summary & Analysis

Doreen Rappaport
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In No!, Gertrude and her two playmates Judewin and Totowin, played in the snow drifts. The headmistress did not want them to do this. Judewin understood some English and told Gertrude and Totowin that they should not play in the snow, but hey did it anyway. The headmistress called Totowin in and beat her. Gertrude was horrified because Indian parents taught by example, not by physical abuse. At White's boarding school, there were cruel and unusual punishments such as whippings and solitary confinement. When Gertrude was finally able to understand some English, she got her revenge. A matron ordered her to mash turnips. Gertrude mashed them so hard she broke the bottom of the jar. At dinner that night, no turnips were served. Gertrude won a small...

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