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"Yellow Woman" by Leslie Marmon Silko: The Use of Traditional and Ambiguity to Tell a Story

Leslie Marmon Silko, pictured above, is a novelist, poet, autobiographer, and short fiction writer who can “comfortably alternate between prose and poetry within the confines of a single work” (“Leslie Marmon Silko 2014 pg. 1,211 more words

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Reader's Advisory: Native American and Indigenous Literature by Women

This RA was for myself. I grew up in the Finger Lakes region, right in the middle of Haudenosaunne (Iroquois) territory. The Onondaga Reservation is a bout 40 minutes from the house I grew up in. 1,978 more words


Linda Hogan

“Linda K. Hogan (born 1947) is a poet, storyteller, academic, playwright, novelist, environmentalist, and writer of short stories. She is currently the Chickasaw Nation’s Writer in Residence.  160 more words

Janet Campbell Hale

“Janet Campbell Hale (born January 11, 1946, Riverside, California) is a Native American writer. Her father was a full-blood Coeur d’Alene, and her mother was of Kootenay, Cree and Irish descent . 200 more words

N. Scott Momaday


“Navarre Scott Momaday (born February 27, 1934) — known as N. Scott Momaday — is a Kiowa novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. His novel House Made of Dawn was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969, and is considered the first major work of the Native American Renaissance. 261 more words

Gerald Vizenor


“Gerald Vizenor is Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico, and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1934. 481 more words