Subject: Poetry / Native American

Subject: Poetry / Native American

Comments

Hyperboreal

|9780822962625| Winner of the 2012 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry Selected by Arthur Sze Hyperboreal originates from diasporas. It attempts to make sense of change and to prepare for cultural, climate, and political turns that are sure to continue. The poems originate from the hope that our lives may be enriched by the expression of and reflection on the cultural strengths inherent to indigenous culture. It concerns King Island, the ancestral home of the author’s family until the federal government’s Bureau of Indian Affairs forcibly and permanently relocated its residents. The poems work towards the assembly of an identity, both…

Read more

Comments

Milk Black Carbon

|9780822964513|Milk Black Carbon works against the narratives of dispossession and survival that mark the contemporary experience of many indigenous people, and Inuit in particular. In this collection, autobiographical details – motherhood, marriage, extended family and its geographical context in the rapidly changing arctic – negotiate arbitrary landscapes of our perplexing frontiers through fragmentation and interpretation of conventional lyric expectations.| Joan Naviyuk Kane| Pitt Poetry Series| Poetry / American / General Poetry / General Poetry / Native American

Read more