Algonquin

9781643751474

STARRED REVIEW

Calling for a Blanket Dance

When your heritage and ancestry are the reasons for your oppression, to whom can you turn in order to survive, but to family? Oscar Hokeah's exceptional debut novel follows a Native American man's life through the many leaves of his family tree.

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Review of ‘Calling for a Blanket Dance’

When considering the history of what is now known as Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico, there is a saying among Mexican Americans: "We didn't cross the border; the border crossed us." It's a reminder that claims to territory and citizenship rights predate the current boundary between Mexico and the U.S. It's…

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