Yellow Woman Summary
Leslie Marmon Silko

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Yellow Woman Summary

First published in 1974 in Kenneth Rosen's anthology, The Man to Send Rain Clouds: Contemporary Stories By American Indians, "Yellow Woman" has subsequently appeared in Leslie Marmon Silko's 1981 work, Storyteller, a collection of poems, stories and photographs. "Yellow Woman" tells the story of a young Laguna Pueblo woman who temporarily goes off with a strange man she meets on a walk along the river. The woman is swept up in the traditional Keresan myth of...

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