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Voices of the Rainbow: Contemporary Poetry by Native Americansby Kenneth Rosen
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Kenneth Rosens haunting volume of poetry proves that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard. More than two hundred poems embrace anguish, pride, and hope, representing twenty-four tribal affiliations, including, Sioux, Pawnee, Choctaw, Seminole, Laguna Pueblo, Cherokee, Anishinabe, Mohawk, Seneca, and Seminole. An Indian leader once asked a U.S. president: What visions, under the white mans way, are offered that will cause todays children to want tomorrow to come?” In a sense, each poem in this volume is an attempt to confront and answer that very question.
This haunting volume of poetry proves yet again that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard.
About the Author
Kenneth Rosen is a poet and former Fulbright scholar. He teaches poetry and literary modernism at the University of Southern Maine-Portland. He lives in Portland, Maine.
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