How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century

How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century In Deceptively Simple Prose And Verse, Louis V Two Shoes Clark III Shares His Life Story, From Childhood On The Rez, Through School And Into The Working World, And Ultimately As An Elder, Grandfather, And Published Poet How To Be An Indian In The 21st Century Explores Clark S Deeply Personal And Profound Take On A Wide Range Of Subjects, From Schoolyard Bullying To Workplace Racism To Falling In Love Warm, Plainspoken, And Wryly Funny, Clark S Is A Unique Voice Talking Frankly About A Culture S Struggle To Maintain Its Heritage His Poetic Storytelling Style Matches The Rhythm Of The Life He Recounts, What He Calls The Heartbeat Of My Nation.

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  • Paperback
  • 120 pages
  • How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century
  • Louis V. Clark
  • 20 May 2018
  • 9780870208157

10 thoughts on “How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century

  1. says:

    Louis Clark s writing is fun, friendly, and real His poetry and stories are based on his own experiences and bring you into his world Earlier tonight I had the privilege of hearing him speak about this book and he is just as engaging , personable, and funny in person As another re...

  2. says:

    I was looking for from this book than I got It ends up reading like a poetry reading, where one poem leads into the next into the next, where there is not much distinction between narration and poem It was difficult to parse out If I were to sit and watch him...

  3. says:

    I don t read a lot of poetry collections, but this one was worth it Many of the poems involve rhyming, and that may turn some people off, but I thought the wording choices that he used were so clever He really managed to paint vivid pictures with his poetry I went to go see the author speak at my local library, and he did a great job talking about his childhood growing up as an Indian I wish that I had read the collection AFTER h...

  4. says:

    I am not a connoisseur of poetry, so I can not claim that any of it is great But the originality of the way the author tells his story is what pulled me in This is not my first collection of poetry I ve del...

  5. says:

    Louis V Clark III grew up on the Oneida Reservation near Green Bay during the 1960s His memoir of what it s like growing up on the Rez is told in poetry and prose Important contribution to our local and national culture.

  6. says:

    This is one of my new favorite books I couldn t put it down Review to come.

  7. says:

    This book is the viewpoint of a contemporary Indian expressed through his poetry Author Louis V Clark III, aka Two Shoes, is a half white, half Oneida who grew up on the reservation near Green Bay, Wisconsin and still lives in the area.Seemingly a state highway worker by day, Clark advanced his education and developed his poetry at night The soul of poetry is not rhymes and measure, but art of transmitting the poet s thoughts and feelings through the written word How To Be An Indian In The 21st Century possess that soul The reader comes to appreciate Clark s world view, his memories of his Catholic school, his resentment of his treatment by white society and his identity as an Indian of the 21st Century, but not the Indian of popular culure Though I didn t have a pony, I only had a cat, My father didn t wear a loincloth I never smoked pipe, Or Burned someone at the stake he was beaten up in first grade, discriminated on the job and would always be treated differently because of his race.Introductions set the context for the poems While some of them are a cry...

  8. says:

    I ll be honest I got this book as a review book through LibraryThing in exchange for an honest review If I had read closely enough and seen that this book contained poetry, I would not have chosen it I am glad that I didn t read closely because I thoroughly enjoyed this book of poetry and prose, telling the story of being Native American in our mod...

  9. says:

    Louis V Clark s collection of poems presents an honest, in depth autobiography of the challenges experienced on the reservation, blended with the joy he found in his family His transitions between each poem, sometimes detailed, others in single sentences, weaves his story and br...

  10. says:

    Clark Two Shoes is an Oneida poet who in this volume shares not only his poetry, but also personal narratives about his upbringing on the Oneida reservation in Wisconsin His poems are whimsical, funny...

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