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All Posts Tagged With: "Louise Erdrich"

Episode 3: Making America

Making America tells the story of the peopling of the New World, of how land came to define the settling and identity of America, and of how the guests’ ancestors were part of this history.

Feb 24th, 2010 | Comments

Episode 1: Our American Stories

Our American Stories explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century.

Feb 11th, 2010 | Comments

Native Americans and the importance of ancestry

Louise Erdrich on why ancestral history is central to the existence of Native Americans, and why protecting that valuable history is so important.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Ethnic identification and discrimination

Louise Erdrich talks about how she self-identifies, and her grandfather's influence on whether or not she belonged in the tribal nation.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

The federal government and “the Indian problem”

Louise Erdrich discusses her grandfather's role in the fight against the American government's policy of Indian termination from the 1940s to the 1960s.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Relationships between Europeans and American Indians

Louise Erdrich talks about the fractious relationship between European settlers and her American Indian ancestors.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich is the author of 13 novels as well as volumes of poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel “Love Medicine” (1984) won the National Book Critics Circle Award and “The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse” (2001) was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Jan 4th, 2010 | Comments
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