Adrian C. Louis

Adrian C. Louis is a poet and member of the Lovelock Pauite tribe in Nevada. He attended Brown University, earning a BA and MA in creative writing. His poetry collections include The Indian Cheap Wine Seance, Fire Water World, and Among the Dog Eater. Many of his poems are concerned with Native American life. He has worked as a journalist and editor.

Looking for Judas

by Adrian C. Louis

Adrian C. Louis’ ‘Looking for Judas’ is about how the Christian religion played a pivotal role in order to conquer the Native American people. This piece revolves around the central image of “blood.”

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