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Indigenous Author’s Debut Children’s Book Explores Native American Identity

May 14, 2023 06:25AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: courtesy photo / Native News Online 

STACY THACKER - Native News Online - May 12, 2023

“My inspiration for my book is my background, my Native heritage,” Buchholtz said. “It’s so important for all children to have representation in books and to see themselves in the characters and their culture.”

Buchholtz is a former teacher and knows the importance of representation for young people. She said students are likely to be more engaged when the content relates to them and when they are engaged, they are more successful in learning. 

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