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Gerald Vizenor    

Distinguished Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico

Gerald Vizenor is Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico. He is a citizen of the White Earth Nation in Minnesota and has published more than thirty books, including historical novels, critical theory, cultural studies, fiction and poetry. Native Provenance: The Betrayal of Cultural Creativity, a collection of essays, and Satie on the Seine: Letters to the Heirs of the Fur Trade, a historical novel, are his most recent publications. Vizenor has received many awards including the American Book Award for Griever: An American Monkey King in China, and the Western Literature Association Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Native American Literature and Cultural Survivance

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