This collection of nearly 80 stories, poems and essays by American Indians aged between 11 and 22 gives a voice to a people who have long been marginalized in their own country. The authenticity of their voices and emotions has been painstakingly preserved and protected.
Sam English, who created the cover image for NIGHT IS GONE, DAY IS STILL COMING, is an American Indian artist who believes that his role is to paint the contemporary Native American in a spiritual sense. Sam English has received numerous awards from Native American art shows around the country as well as some fifty commissions from tribal, governmental, and nonprofit organizations. In 1997, he was commissioned by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to create a mural for the 1997 inauguration.