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LBCC Albany Campus Library PS3612.O526 A6 2017 (Text) 38813001238197 Stacks Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781555977672
  • ISBN: 1555977677
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    101 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: These being the concerns -- H̆e Sa̕pa -- Look -- Diction -- Vaporative -- Head count -- Steady Summer -- To̕kȟaȟ a̓n -- Dilate -- Left -- Wakh̆a̓lyapi -- Talent -- Let -- Wah̆pa̓niča -- Irony -- We -- Edge -- 38 -- Part II: (1) Whereas statements -- (2) Resolutions -- (3) Disclaimer.
Summary, etc.: This volume confronts the coercive language of the United States government in its responses, treaties, and apologies to Native American peoples and tribes, and reflects that language in its officiousness and duplicity back on its perpetrators. Through an array of short lyrics, prose poems, longer narrative sequences, resolutions, and disclaimers, Layli Long Soldier has created an innovative text to examine histories, landscapes, her own writing, and her predicament inside national affiliations. "I am," she writes, "a citizen of the United States and an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, meaning I am a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation -- and in this dual citizenship I must work, I must eat, I must art, I must mother, I must friend, I must listen, I must observe, constantly I must live."
Subject: Indian women Poetry
Oglala Indians Poetry