By Bisco Hill, Grade 7, Southern Hills Middle School, Boulder, CO
It would be his tribal name, connecting him to generations of ancestors.
Genre Essay Topic Native American, Family, Cultures/Traditions, Farms/Rural Life, Identity
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The narrator, part Native American, describes his emotions as he receives his Indian name.
ID 29151 Published in Merlyn's Pen X, Issue I
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