Event Title

Reading: Susan Deer Cloud

Presenter Information

Susan Deer Cloud
Denise Lajimodiere

Start Date

1-4-2011 4:00 PM

End Date

1-4-2011 5:00 PM

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Meg Brown, an undergraduate English major, introduces author Susan Deer Cloud in this audiovisual recording of Deer Cloud’s reading, which took place on April 1, 2011. Deer Cloud begins her reading with a poem inspired by the first poetry she ever read entitled “Sleeping with Carl.” The poem contains an epigraph from Carl Sandburg’s poem “Cool Tombs.” Deer Cloud also reads her poems, “Marlon Brando Dies at 80,” “Are You an Old Hippie They Ask Me,” “Buffalo Nickel Makes Return,” “I Hate Emily and Sylvia a.k.a. NDN Ars Poetica,” “On Turtle’s Back Rising Out of the Brainwashed Waters,” and “Poetry Long as Hair.” Deer Cloud mentions her book Car Stealer and the anthology of Native American literature for which she served as editor, I was Indian Before Being Indian was Cool. She reads her poem, “Sugar Daddy,” featured in the anthology.

Dr. Denise Lajimodiere, an assistant professor of education at NDSU of Native American descent, also reads some of her poetry, including “Grand Forks,” “Portland, 1970s,” “My Grandfather was a New Initiate,” “Bag Balm,” “Tracks,” “Sweet Water Well,” and “Holy Hamm’s Beer.”

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Reading: Susan Deer Cloud

Meg Brown, an undergraduate English major, introduces author Susan Deer Cloud in this audiovisual recording of Deer Cloud’s reading, which took place on April 1, 2011. Deer Cloud begins her reading with a poem inspired by the first poetry she ever read entitled “Sleeping with Carl.” The poem contains an epigraph from Carl Sandburg’s poem “Cool Tombs.” Deer Cloud also reads her poems, “Marlon Brando Dies at 80,” “Are You an Old Hippie They Ask Me,” “Buffalo Nickel Makes Return,” “I Hate Emily and Sylvia a.k.a. NDN Ars Poetica,” “On Turtle’s Back Rising Out of the Brainwashed Waters,” and “Poetry Long as Hair.” Deer Cloud mentions her book Car Stealer and the anthology of Native American literature for which she served as editor, I was Indian Before Being Indian was Cool. She reads her poem, “Sugar Daddy,” featured in the anthology.

Dr. Denise Lajimodiere, an assistant professor of education at NDSU of Native American descent, also reads some of her poetry, including “Grand Forks,” “Portland, 1970s,” “My Grandfather was a New Initiate,” “Bag Balm,” “Tracks,” “Sweet Water Well,” and “Holy Hamm’s Beer.”