A new novel from Gerald Vizenor
“In writing that’s full of possibilities, Gerald Vizenor delivers to us the native world that should be.” —Diane Glancy,
author of Fort Marion Prisoners and the Trauma of Native Education
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October 2034–A Familiar Treatise
on the White Earth Nation
by Gerald Vizenor
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John Cage’s “Atlas Eclipticalis” and Van Vleck Observatory
Dedicated June 16, 1916, Van Vleck Observatory celebrates its centennial this year. For one-hundred years the observatory has inspired young astronomers and others in the Wesleyan community. In 1960, John Cage came to Wesleyan as a visiting professor in the Center for Advanced Studies. While exploring Wesleyan’s campus, Cage discovered the observatory’s Van Vleck Library.…...
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