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Indian no more / by Charlene Willing McManis with Traci Sorell.


Regina Petit's family has always been Umpqua, and living in the Grand Ronde Tribe's reservation is all ten-year-old Regina has ever known. Her biggest worry is that Sasquatch may actually exist out in the forest. But when the federal government enacts a law that says Regina's tribe no longer exists, Regina becomes "Indian no more" overnight - even though she lives with her tribe and practices tribal customs, and even though her ancestors were Indian for countless generations. Now that they've been forced from their homeland, Regina's father signs the family up for the federal Indian Relocation Program and moves them to Los Angeles. Regina finds a whole new world in her neighborhood on 58th Place. She's never met kids of other races, and they've never met a real Indian. For the first time in her life, Regina comes face to face with the viciousness of racism, personally and toward her new friends. Meanwhile, her father believes that if he works hard, their family will be treated just like white Americans. But it's not that easy. It's 1957 during the Civil Rights era, and the family struggles without their tribal community and land. At least Regina has her grandmother, Chich, and her stories. At least they are all together.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620148396 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1620148390 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 211 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc., [2019]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
720L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 4.4 4 4 505844
Subject: Umpqua people > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Indigenous peoples of North America > Relocation > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at York County Libraries.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Martin Library Kids MCM Fiction (Text) 33454005728290 Childrens Area Available -
Mason-Dixon Public Library Kids MCM Fiction (Text) 34262000891065 Childrens Area Available -

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