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In Kala's Hands: A Lakota Sioux Proclamation
In Kala’s Hands, A Lakota Sioux Proclamation, by Mary Crocco, is about a special young woman named Kala, who spends her first twenty-four years as a wannabe artist. Kala has no talent, which makes her life miserable as she suffers humiliation from her teachers and classmates. Always having support from her friends and family doesn’t make up for her pensive sadness. Aware h ...more
Kindle Edition, 216 pages
Published November 29th 2014
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The book plunges the reader into caring for the main character right away. She is bleeding, disoriented, and needs to get to the hospital.. what better way to grab the reader than that? At the hospital, a miracle and mysticism are blended into this story of an Italian-Irish girl who has a love for Native American art/culture. Though she has a passion for NA art, she lacks the talent to excel and struggles through her schooling, relationships and finding a job while trying to find her life's purp ...more
I would recommend this book for any young adult who is struggling with their future. This is an interesting story of a young woman named Kala whom at the age twenty four finally realized what her destiny in life would be. Of course it didn't happen over night. She had a freak accident that landed her a trip to the hospital where she met a dead Indian who gave her a blanket with a prayer for her to find her purpose in life. This story has great history of the Lakota Star Quilt and the people call ...more