Annotations for Turkey Girl : A Zuni Cinderella


Baker & Taylor
Believing the Dance of the Sacred Bird to be a poor girl's event of a lifetime, a beautiful young turkey keeper fears that her tattered clothing and shabby appearance will keep her away, until her turkeys give her a beautiful feather gown.

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Baker & Taylor
In this Indian variant of a familiar story, some turkeys make a gown of feathers for the poor girl who tends them so that she can participate in a sacred dance, but they desert her when she fails to return as promised

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Hachette Book Group
To a young girl who tends turkeys for a living, an opportunity to go to The Dance of the Scared Bird seems but a distant dream.

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