Tag Archives: Sherman Alexie

#MeToo in Indian Country: A Short and Incomplete Collection of News Stories

Articles selected based on google search at 9AM this morning — “metoo american Indians” Indianz: National Congress of American Indians under #MeToo fire ICT: NCAI Attorney John Dossett under fire after #MeToo allegations Indianz: Prominent Indian Country attorney reassigned after #MeToo … Continue reading

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NPR Article on Sherman Alexie

Here is “‘It Just Felt Very Wrong’: Sherman Alexie’s Accusers Go On The Record.”

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Ugh…Sherman Alexie

Here, here, here.

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Reviews of Sherman Alexie’s New Book

Slate: “Mother-Stung” BuzzFeed News: ‘Sherman Alexie on Not Being “The Kind of Indian That’s Expected”‘ An excerpt: Even though he was ensconced in liberal Seattle, Alexie knew how the election would go down. “My friends were mad at me, but … Continue reading

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NYTs: “A Heated Linguistic Debate: What Makes ‘Redskins’ a Slur?”

Here. I like Sherman Alexie’s take on the Daily Show here. In short, who ever says “Great job, redskin” in a good way?

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Sherman Alexie on NPR’s Morning Edition

Here. My life changed dramatically, and started to change dramatically, when I read The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. I was 4 or 5 on the reservation, and it was the first book I ever read with a brown-skinned … Continue reading

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Sherman Alexie’s Talk Last Friday for Pierce County Library in Washington State

As usual, Alexie was an incredible speaker. He had the audience of thousands at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA laughing and crying and then signed books until past 11 pm. More about the Library’s program is here.

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Sherman Alexie on his decision to include a poem by a white poet masquerading as an Asian-American poet in Best American Poetry

Here. His decision is the subject of heated debate right now in the poetry world. It may be unpopular, but I think Alexie did the right thing. There is after all at least a fiction that we value poems based … Continue reading

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Sherman Alexie on Disenrollments

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Sherman Alexie’s Favorite Poem

From the Atlantic….

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