Tag Archives: Louise Erdrich
Matthew Fletcher has published “Anishinaabe Law and the Round House” in the Albany Government Law Review. Here is the abstract: This paper addresses the Indian country criminal justice system’s difficulties through the context of the Great Lakes Anishinaabeg’s traditional customs, … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Story here. Longer NPR story on the awards here. List of other winners here.
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 →
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 →
Louise Erdrich’s latest book, The Round House, is a National Book Award finalist. Here. Her NPR interview is here.
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 →