Saturday, September 24, 2005
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Kansas Frontier "River Crossings"
Oregon-California Trails Association ... Rivers To the West
By Esther Burnett Horne and Sally McBeth.
This is the spirited story of Esther Burnett Horne, an accomplished and inspiring educator in Indian boarding schools.
Born in 1909, Horne grew up attending Haskell Indian Institute in Lawrence, Kansas, and often visited relatives on the Shoshone Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
She began teaching at Wahpeton Indian School in Wahpeton, North Dakota, in 1930 and has remained active in education to the
Her experiences as student and teacher have enabled Horne to provide a detailed portrait of Indian boarding schools.
What People Are Saying:
An invaluable life account from one of our most cherished elders.
Esther Horne and Sally McBeth have created an enduring and delightful book about Indian life. Essie's Story adds rich perspective to our national mythos. 225 pages.