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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19921009
Tapahonso was born on the Navajo reservation at Shiprock, New Mexico, and grew up there. Her poems and stories look at Indian folklore as well as white/Native American relations and history. Here she reads from SAANII DAHATAAL: THE WOMEN ARE SINGING.
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