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This novel, published in 1994 and updated in 2002, takes place in current time and presents a non-fictional presentation of Lakota Indian themes, lifestyle and conflicts experienced by an eighty-some-year-old elder together with his family and friends. This is an enjoyable and light-hearted read despite its potentially heavy subject matter, which deals with racial prejudice, genocide and inability of this respected and aging elder to forgive and forget the pains of his early life and that of his tribe. The author of "Neither Wolf nor Dog, On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder" is Kent Nerburn. He is an educator with a doctorate in Religion and Art, focused on Native American issues and education. Nerburn is famous in northern Minnesota to people of the Red Lake Ojibwe Reservation. His award-winning work produced two books titled, "To Walk the Red Road" and "We Choose to Remember", with the memories of tribal elders, plus several other works.