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The Resource Among the Maasai : a memoir, Juliet Cutler

Among the Maasai : a memoir, Juliet Cutler

Label
Among the Maasai : a memoir
Title
Among the Maasai
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Juliet Cutler
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1999, Juliet Cutler leaves the United States to teach at the first school for Maasai girls in East Africa. Captivated by the stories of young Maasai women determined to get an education in the midst of a culture caught between the past and the future, she seeks to empower and support her students as they struggle to define their own fates. Cutler soon learns that behind their shy smiles and timid facades, her Maasai students are much stronger than they appear. For them, adolescence requires navigating a risky world of forced marriages, rape, and genital cutting, all in the midst of a culture grappling with globalization. In the face of these challenges, these young women believe education offers hope, and so, against all odds, they set off alone--traveling hundreds of miles and even forsaking their families--simply to go to school. Twenty years of involvement with this school and its students reveal to Cutler the important impacts of education across time, as well as the challenges inherent in tackling issues of human rights and extreme poverty across vastly different cultures. Working alongside local educators, Cutler emerges transformed by the community she finds in Tanzania and by witnessing the life-changing impact of education on her students."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
UOK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cutler, Juliet
Dewey number
305.89655226
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cutler, Julia
  • Maasai (African people)
  • Girls, Maasai
  • Women, Maasai
Label
Among the Maasai : a memoir, Juliet Cutler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1119388814
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 291 pages
Isbn
9781631526725
Lccn
2019938034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1119388814
Label
Among the Maasai : a memoir, Juliet Cutler
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1119388814
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 291 pages
Isbn
9781631526725
Lccn
2019938034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1119388814

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