We the Indigenous

With Tiffany Midge, Jake Skeets, and Elissa Washuta. Moderated by D.A. Navoti. 

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By Tiffany Midge, Geary Hobson (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781496215574
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Published: Bison Books - October 1st, 2019

Why is there no Native woman David Sedaris? Or Native Anne Lamott? Humor categories in publishing are packed with books by funny women and humorous sociocultural-political commentary—but no Native women. There are presumably more important concerns in Indian Country. More important than humor? Among the Diné/Navajo, a ceremony is held in honor of a baby’s first laugh.

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ISBN: 9780826356529
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - March 1st, 2016

Winner of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry, Tiffany Midge deftly weaves Plains Indian myths into the present day and seeks to define love, the nature of desire, and identity in the twenty-first century. The book includes a series of poems, each titled Considering Wakantanka, that connect the themes throughout the book.

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ISBN: 9781571315205
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 10th, 2019

Named a Best Poetry Book of 2019 by Electric Literature, Entropy Mag, and Auburn Avenue
Named a Favorite Book of 2019 by Lit Hub
Named a Best Queer Book of 2019 by BuzzFeed and Book Marks

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ISBN: 9781951142391
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Published: Tin House Books - April 27th, 2021

White Magic is magnificent.” —Kristen Arnett

Bracingly honest and powerfully affecting, White Magic establishes Elissa Washuta as one of our best living essayists.

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ISBN: 9781597099691
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Published: Red Hen Press - August 12th, 2014

As Elissa Washuta makes the transition from college kid to independent adult, she finds herself overwhelmed by the calamities piling up in her brain. When her mood-stabilizing medications aren’t threatening her life, they’re shoving her from depression to mania and back in the space of an hour.