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Indians on Mars: Interpreting Sherman Alexi’s Talk at Whitman College

On October 1, renowned Spokane author Sherman Alexie was invited to speak at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, not far from his boyhood home on the rez. The college, named in honor of Marcus Whitman, a missionary famously killed … Continue reading

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Absolutely True Ban of Sherman Alexie’s Book

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie gets the ultimate endorsement:  censorship.  This fabulous illustrated book, geared toward a junior high and high school audience, is both a funny and sobering look at life on the rez. … Continue reading

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