No parole today / Laura Tohe
- Tohe, Laura
- Albuquerque, NM : West End Press, 1999.
Albuquerque, NM : [University of New Mexico Press]
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 47 pages ; 23 cm
- Introduction: Letter to General Pratt -- Prologue: Once You Were Signed Up -- "Kill the Indian, Save the Man" -- Our Tongues Slapped into Silence -- The Names -- Cat or Stomp -- She's Real Quiet, a Letter from the Indian School I -- Joe Babes -- The Mane Story -- Christianity Hopping -- The Sacrament -- Popeye's Kitchen, A Letter from the Indian School II -- Woolworths -- Sometimes Those Pueblo Men Can Sure Be Coyotes -- Mennen Skin Bracer -- Dancing Boots -- Visiting Cabbage Ears, A Letter from the Indian School III -- Covert Lover or How My Naa'ashood Days Ended -- So I Blow Smoke in Her Face -- Collage -- No Parole Today -- Conversations in passing -- My Brother Shakes the Bottle -- Body Identified -- Newspaper Deaths -- The Shooting -- No Parole Today -- Sometimes She Dreams -- Little Sister -- Half-Light -- Oil -- When the Moon Died -- Easter Sunday -- At Mexican Springs.
- "In her first collection of poetry and prose memoir, Dine (Navajo) writer Laura Tohe describes her childhood on the reservation in Arizona and New Mexico, the joys and sorrows of boarding school life, and growing up to a wiser maturity, still capable of radiating things of beauty despite the memory of brutality and loss." --Book Jacket.
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