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LBCC Albany Campus Library PZ7.B82816Hi 2010 (Text) 38813001135203 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 0557711681
  • ISBN: 9780557711680
  • Physical Description: 137 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Greenfield Center, NY : Bowman Books, [2010]

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Howard's family are Abenaki Indians who fled to New York from Vermont in the early twentieth century. They hid their Indian ancestry to avoid the Vermont Eugenics Project, an attempt to sterilize those who were infirm, mentally ill, of mixed heritage, or illegitimate. Many Abenaki were victims of this program and as a result the Abenaki culture faced possible extinction. In this story Howard's Uncle Louis, an Abenaki, tries to prevent that possibility by helping the boy learn the ways and culture of the Abenaki people.
Subject: Abenaki Indians > Fiction.
Eugenics > Law and legislation > Fiction.
Eugenics > Vermont > Fiction.
Indians of North America > New York (State) > Fiction.
Indians of North America > New York (State) > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Families > New York (State) > Juvenile fiction.