Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

A Native American Poet Excavates the Language of Occupation

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WHEREAS By Layli Long Soldier 101 pp. Graywolf Press. Paper, $16. The American poet Layli Long Soldier’s debut collection, “Whereas,” is in part a response to the Congressional resolution of apology to Native Americans, which President Obama signed in obscurity in 2009.

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Author: SBolithoe

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