I am Indopino: Or, How to Answer the Question, "Who Are You?"

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In our increasingly multi-ethnic society, many students find it difficult to identify themselves as belonging to any one ethnicity. Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, Filipino offers his personal experiences with these questions in his story, "I am Idopino." In three excerpts from the tale, Tagaban weaves together Tlingit myths, stories of his grandparents, and Alaskan history to draw attention to the quest for social justice for all peoples.

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  • If assigning for out-of-class listening, class members must have access to computers that can download and open PDF and audio files
Pros

  • The 24-page packet includes detailed, scripted plans, transcripts, and discussion questions for the three stories
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