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“Kill the Indian to save the man”

A monumental clash of cultures leads to high adventure and drama midst the spectacular Navajo country in this tale based on actual events. A boy’s desperate escape and a violent confrontation between a militant Navajo leader and an arrogant Indian Agent illuminate the inevitable and tragic conflicts that result when education is weaponized to destroy indigenous cultures.


About the Author

Gene Gade

The author is a retired educator who worked in Navajo boarding schools for four years. The story is based on historical references and the author’s personal experiences.