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Alexie in the Classroom

Books address racism as it affects daily lives of Indians
By Jodi Rave of the Missoulian

In this article, English literature professors and teachers Heather Bruce, Anna Baldwin and Christabel Umphrey discuss Alexie’s paradox of “Indians hating Indians” and how they teach his work to students in the classroom.

The book by Alexie referenced in the article:

Sherman Alexie in the Classroom
“This is not a silent movie. Our voices will save our lives.”
Authors: Heather E. Bruce, Anna E. Baldwin, Christabel Umphrey
Published by NCTE, 2008

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