“War Dances” by Sherman Alexie, Part II

  For anyone curious about the first set of stories/poems in the collection, see “War Dances” by Sherman Alexie, Part 1. Without further ado… Another Proclamation This poem points out that around the same time that Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation proclamation, he also signed the death warrants of Native Americans, resulting in the largest publicRead more

“War Dances” by Sherman Alexie, Part 1

  I decided to break up this book into a couple posts, as it is a collection of short stories and poems.  I picked up this book at the National Book Festival back in September.  Alexie’s novels are often challenged in schools because his writing addresses the problems faced by Native Americans in the modern US. Read more