International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | English Language and Literature | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023

Anti - Indian Biases in Children's Literature: A Study on the First Thanksgiving

Kriti Acharya

Abstract: This paper examines the biased representation of Native Americans in childrens literature, focusing on the narrative of Thanksgiving. It explores the impact of these narratives on young readers, leading to cultural appropriation and racial prejudices. The study analyzes texts available on platforms like Amazon and Flipkart, recommended for children aged 0 - 12.

Keywords: Children's Literature, American History, Thanksgiving, Native Americans, Postcolonialism

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,

Pages: 2219 - 2221

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