True story of young Modoc Indian woman who finds herself caught between cultures when she marries a white man and then finds herself in the middle of a war between her people and the U.S. government... The Education of Ruby Loonfoot
The Education of Ruby Loonfoot is not only about one American Indian woman's struggle with her past, but with the inter-generational conflicts foisted upon Indian families by Anglo culture. In the fall of 1957, Ruby was at a crossroads. Despite daily proselytizing, the continual debasement of her race and culture, and unutterable acts of molestation and physical abuse, Ruby struggles to retain her Indian identity.
Sharing her story are the two cent...