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The Way We Make Sense Dawn Karima Pettigrew

The Way We Make Sense

Dawn Karima Pettigrew

Published October 1st 2002
ISBN : 9781879960664
Paperback
120 pages
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Rendered in intertwining passages of prose and poetry, this novel begins with the story of Indiana Redpaint, whose father traded her for a rodeo entry fee, and follows the path of her daughter, Manna, whose life has been deeply marked by her mother’sMoreRendered in intertwining passages of prose and poetry, this novel begins with the story of Indiana Redpaint, whose father traded her for a rodeo entry fee, and follows the path of her daughter, Manna, whose life has been deeply marked by her mother’s losses. Hitchhiking her way to Gallup, NM, Manna finds wholeness and healing in un-expected people and places.Dawn Karima Pettigrew, of Cherokee and other Native descent, is an ordained minister serving the Qualla boundary reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina. She has a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.F.A. from Ohio State, and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Kentucky. She is a correspondent for News from Indian Country and her work has appeared in numerous publications.