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Library of Congress Taps Louise Erdrich for Top Literary Honor
Famed award-winning Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich has earned the highest literary honor in the land: She will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2...
'Off the Path': Native Writers in Montana Share Work in Bold New Anthology
Sherman Alexie perhaps said it best: “I write in blood because I remember what it felt like to bleed.” From claim checks to domestic violence, from growing pains to banishing the t...
Doris Pilkington Garimara, Aboriginal Author of ‘Rabbit-Proof Fence,’ Walks On
The parallels are uncanny: aboriginal children wrested from their families, sent to boarding schools and forbidden to speak their language—with the stated goal of eventually elimin...
Author Peter Matthiessen, Chronicler of Leonard Peltier, Walks On
Author Peter Matthiessen was a champion of Indian rights, not least of all for his controversial In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the...
Native Writers Win Big at American Book Awards
Louise Erdrich and Joy Harjo were among nearly half a dozen Native American winners of the 34th annual American Book Awards, awarded at the Miami International Book Festival on Nov...
Celebrating National Poetry Month, Turtle Island Style
April is National Poetry Month, an annual celebration of verse initiated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996...
Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Author of Iconic Novel Condemning Colonialism in Africa, Walks On at Age 82
Chinua Achebe, author of the iconic novel that changed perceptions about indigenous culture by portraying colonialism from an African viewpoint, has died at age 82...
Excerpt From National Book Award Winner The Round House by Louise Erdrich
I was reading and drinking a glass of cool water in the kitchen when my father came out of his nap and entered, disoriented and yawning...
Louise Erdrich’s New Novel Is a Gripping Mystery and a Powerful Indictment of the Tribal Justice System
Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, The Round House (HarperCollins), is a fast-paced mystery that readers will have a hard time putting down until they’ve finished it...
Martian Chronicles Author Ray Bradbury Dies at 91
Renowned author Ray Bradbury, famous for such classics as Fahrenheit 451 , Dandelion Wine and The Martian Chronicles , died on Tuesday June 5 at age 91...
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