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Trickster Academy / Jenny L. Davis.

Author/creator Davis, Jenny L. (Jenny Lynn) author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Tucson [Arizona] : The University of Arizona Press, 2022.
Copyright Notice ©2022
Description72 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Sun tracks : an American Indian literary series ; volume 89
Sun tracks ; v. 89. ^A141500
Abstract "Trickster Academy is a full-length collection of poems that explore the experience of being Native in Academia-from land acknowledgement statements to the criteria for tenure and the histories of using Native American remains within Anthropology. Organized around the premise of the Trickster Academy, a university space run by and meant for training "tricksters," this collection moves between the personal dynamics of a two-spirit Indigenous woman in spaces where there are few others, and a "trickster's" critique of those same spaces. But these realities aren't specific only to those in academic positions-from leaving home, to being the only Indian in the room, to having to deal with the constant pressures to being a 'real Indian', they are shared experiences of Indians across many different regions, and all of us who live among tricksters"-- Provided by publisher.
LCCN 2021027263
ISBN9780816542659 (paperback)
ISBN0816542651 (paperback)

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