Palm strikes can be very a effective self defense technique for women. It would be a good idea to practice your palm strike on a heavy bag using both right and left hands. TIP: Put your hip and shoulder into it! this is very effective.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie - Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.