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Louise Erdrich Wins National Book Critics Circle Award for “LaRose”

Here.

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Louise Erdrich to be awarded Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

Congratulations to Louise Erdrich. Her work is getting a great deal of attention around the country. Finally. Here is a great quote from Librarian of Congress James Billington about why Erdrich was chosen for this award: Librarian of Congress James … Continue reading

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New Book: Meg Noodin’s “Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature”

From the MSU Press Website: Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature combines literary criticism, sociolinguistics, native studies, and poetics to introduce an Anishinaabe way of reading. Although nationally specific, the book speaks to a broad audience … Continue reading

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Louise Erdrich NYTs Op\Ed on Violence against Indian Women

Here. A excerpt: What seems like dry legislation can leave Native women at the mercy of their predators or provide a slim margin of hope for justice. As a Cheyenne proverb goes, a nation is not conquered until the hearts … Continue reading

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Louise Erdrich’s “The Round House” Wins the National Book Award for Fiction

Story here. Longer NPR story on the awards here. List of other winners here.

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Louise Erdrich and TLOA in Poets & Writers Magazine

Unfortunately the article isn’t available online, but it includes snippets of an interview with Louise Erdrich, a discussion of The Round House, and some comments by both Erdrich and Professor Bruce Duthu on the problems with the current criminal jurisdiction … Continue reading

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NYTS Q&A with Louise Erdrich on “The Round House”

Here. An excerpt: President Obama signed the Tribal Law and Order Act into law in 2010 — it was an important moment of recognition. More recently the Senate Judiciary Committee crafted a helpful piece of legislation. The Violence Against Women … Continue reading

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Erdrich’s The Round House is a National Book Award Finalist

Louise Erdrich’s latest book, The Round House, is a National Book Award finalist. Here. Her NPR interview is here.

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Louise Erdrich on NPR’s All Things Considered

A particularly timely interview of Louise Erdich on her new book, The Round House, given Prof. Carlson’s talk at our symposium this afternoon. Here. On the difficulties of finding justice on Native American reservations “There are several kinds of land … Continue reading

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Why Sherman Alexie and Louise Erdrich Should Win the Nobel Prize

Salon’s recent debasement of American literature as represented by the likes of Joyce Carol Oates and Philip Roth is hilarious reading for Americans who are people of color, especially in my view American Indians. While I wouldn’t go so far … Continue reading

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