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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. 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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