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Exploding Chippewas

by Gabrielle Shaw

Inhabiting the strange new country of the literary Indian, the poet speaks true without being melodramatic; his poems are pointed without being maudlin. These are important poems, biting and frank. They display one of the deepest and... Read More

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Buenos Modales

by Gabrielle Shaw

It has been said that good manners are the grease that keeps the wheels of society going ‘round. That the “civilization” of children is the most important education they’ll receive; that an unsocialized child, no matter how... Read More

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Sacagawea Speaks

by Gabrielle Shaw

“The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri River and such principal stream of it as… may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across the continent, for the purpose of commerce,” instructed President... Read More

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Antonia's Island

by Gabrielle Shaw

Maginnis has uncovered an intriguing historical event upon which to base his first novel. Knowing that the individuals who make up this tale actually existed during the period after the successful Mexican Revolution, lends an intensity... Read More

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Grave Goods

by Gabrielle Shaw

“Those who return from these darkling territories bring with them messages. These messages are poetry. Let the interpretation begin.” With these words O’Grady suggests that the “vision of the inaccessible” is a sacred and... Read More

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Iroquois Moon

by Gabrielle Shaw

The year in Indian Country is divided into thirteen moons. Thirteen equal cycles of four weeks, twenty-eight days. The Sugar Moon, Fishing Moon, and the Very Cold Moon are examples denoting the seasons and their seasonal activities in... Read More

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