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Bruchac, Joseph, "The Story Never Ends: An Interview with Simon Oritz," in Survival This Way, University of Arizona Press, 1987, pp. 211—29.

Bruchac focuses on the tension between tradition and Western culture in Ortiz's work.

Ortiz, Simon J., "The Historical Matrix towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism," in Critical Perspectives on Native American Fiction, edited by Richard F. Fleck, Three Continents Press, 1993, pp. 64—68; originally published in MELUS, Summer 1981.

The title of Ortiz's essay makes it sound difficult to understand, but he approaches his subject with the same personal tone that he uses in his fiction, drawing from famous examples to make his point that the oral traditions and literary traditions of many tribes converge.

Sando, Joe S., Pueblo Profiles: Cultural Identity through Centuries of Change, Clear Light Books, 1999.

Sando, a member of the Jemez Pueblo, is an historian and archivist at the...

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