Author Luci Tapahanso presents a collection of stories and poems that follows the cycle of a woman's life, and underlines what it means to be Navajo in the late 20th century. Noted as a major accomplishment in American literature for is blending of Navajo cultural values and forms with the English language, while at the same time retaining the Navajo character.
- Author: Luci Tapahonso
- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: University of Arizona Press (May 1, 1997)
- ISBN-10: 0816517282
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 8.2 inches
Luci Tapahonso is professor of English Literature and Language at the University of New Mexico. In 2013, she was named the inaugural poet laureate of the Navajo Nation, and honored as Grand Marshal for the Northern Navajo Fair Parade (1991, 1999) in her hometown of Shiprock, New Mexico.