Native American Literature

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The Best and the Worst: Dennis E. Staples Interviewed by Elizabeth Hoover
This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

The writer on writing about urban legends, gay life on the reservation, and why he created a happy ghost.

The Best and the Worst: Dennis E. Staples Interviewed by Elizabeth Hoover
This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

The writer on writing about urban legends, gay life on the reservation, and why he created a happy ghost.

Falling Crows by Beth Piatote
Person

The boy who is coming home with part of himself missing is the man’s nephew. The man, Silas, receives the news and hangs up the phone, numb. He wants a drink. He doesn’t want a drink. He wants time to move backward.

Sherwin Bitsui by Joy Harjo
Bitsui

Navajo language, photography, and the shifting landscape of the Southwest guide the poet’s latest collection, Dissolve.

Tókȟaȟ’an: To Lose, to Suffer Loss, to Be Gone by Gillie Collins
Layli Long Soldier 01

Wordplay as dissent in Layli Long Soldier’s Whereas

from WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier

I must work, I must eat, I must art, I must mother, I must friend, I must listen, I must observe, constantly I must live.

Two Poems by Esther G. Belin
Two Poems by Harold Littlebird
Three Poems by Ofelia Zepeda
Shrinking Away by Jim Northrup

Survived the war but
was having trouble

Three Poems by Maurice Kenny
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Pontiac

Retrieving my past?

Three Poems by Joyce White Deer Vincent

Warrior/Two Step Half Step No More

Excuse me, brother

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