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Recommended Reading for the Native American Literature Symposium
March 3rd, 2010 - Posted by Abby Mogollón

The First Peoples publishing initiative is headed to Albuquerque to attend the 2010 Native American Literature Symposium, which will be from March 4-6 at the Isleta Hotel and Casino. The schedule is packed with panels exploring cinema, fiction, poetry, and performance from both theoretical and pedagogical angles. To get ready for this three-day event, we’ve made a recommended reading list of books by panelists, as well as titles that will be the topic of sessions or readings:

Almanac of the Dead by Leslie Marmon Silko, 1992, Penguin Editions
Beyond the Reach of Time and Change by Simon Ortiz, 2005, University of Arizona Press
Blood Run by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, 2007, Salt Publishing
The Last Report on the Miracles from Little No Horse, by Louise Erdrich, 2001, HarperCollins
Reclaiming Diné History: The Legacies of Navajo Chief Manuelito and Juanita by Jennifer Nez Denetdale, 2007, University of Arizona Press
Night Sky, Morning Star by Evelina Zuni Lucero, 2000, University of Arizona Press
A Radiant Curve: Poems and Stories by Luci Tapahonso, 2008, University of Arizona Press
Red on Red: Native American Literary Separatism by Craig S. Womack, University of Minnesota Press
Shell Shaker by LeAnne Howe, 2001, Aunt Lute Books
The Truth about Stories by Thomas King, 2008, University of Minnesota Press

Grab your books and we’ll see you in Albuquerque. We’ll have a table of books from our partner presses, as well as information about our initiative. Please stop by and say hello. To view the complete conference program please click here.

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