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Rebecca Pelky- Brothertown Indian Nation member releases her latest book

Earlier this year, the book was awarded the Perugia Press Prize. “Through a Red Place”, a story-in-poems that assembles her research into her Native and non-Native heritage in the land now known as Wisconsin.

“Through the poets’ ancestors – and documented through text and image – this book relates narratives of people who converged on and impacted this space in myriad ways. Written in English and Mohegan, “Through a Red Place” reshapes itself from page to page, asking what it means to navigate place as both colonizer and colonized. It builds a map between distances and lost stories to unearth and honor the past.”

Rebecca Pelky Author, Educator and member of the Brothertown Indian Nation

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