The Antelope Wife - Research Article from Literature and Its Times

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The Antelope Wife

by Louise Erdrich

An enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, Louise Erdrich was born in Minnesota in 1954 and grew up in North Dakota, where her Ojibwe-French mother and German-American father were teachers at the Wahpeton Indian Boarding School. Before earning a master’s degree in writing from Johns Hopkins University, Erdrich became a member of both the first Dartmouth College class to include women and the first group of students recruited to its fledgling American Indian Studies program. She launched her literary career in 1984 with Love Medicine (also in Literature and Its Times), which focuses on two interconnected Ojibwe families with homes on the reservation. An award-winning novel, it became the first in a series of four related works about Indian families on and near the reservation in North Dakota. Her sixth novel, The Antelope Wife, moves to urban Minneapolis, where the...

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