Indian Boarding School: The Runaways
Louise Erdrich (1954 - ) is an American novelist, short story author, and poet of mixed Native American and white heritage. Her poem “Indian Boarding School: The Runaways” poignantly describes Native children who are trying to escape from a “white” boarding school in order to return to their homes, their families, and their own Native culture. This poem comes from Erdrich’s 2003 collection entitled Original Fire: Selected and New Poems.
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Call Number: PS153 .I52 L55 2007 *(See page 199.)
o Volume 54, page 165
o Volume 120, pages 134-135
o Volume 1, pages 553-559 *(Overall themes of Erdrich’s poetry are discussed.)
o Volume 52, pages 181-182 *(The poem “Indian Boarding School: The Runaways” itself and a discussion of it are included.)
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