Green Grass, Running Water

Title significance

The title, Green Grass, Running Water, is said to be in reference to the U.S. government promising Native Americans rights to their land "as long as the grass is green and the water runs."[2] The significance of land in First Nations' culture and the politics of land claims are underscored throughout the text.[3]


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