Change is sometimes negative and forced upon you. Despite this, you can still find hope. This book chronicles the struggles of the Native Americans since the Europeans came into their world. "Poets, Prophets and Peacemakers After the Conquest" focuses on the clash between tribes and those seeking to exploit these people and their resources. "Dad's Signs, Now Mine" is the story of a Native American teacher exploring painful minority stereotypes with his students. The children learn about the power of their words and how to create personal shields - positive images that reaffirm who they are.