Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich is an American novelist and poet. She has also authored children’s books that feature Native American characters and related themes. She’s an incredibly important writer and part of the second wave of the Native American Renaissance. Some of her best-known works are Plague of Doves, The Round House, and The Night Watchman.

Indian Boarding School: The Runaways

‘Indian Boarding School: The Runaways’ by Louise Erdrich is an incredibly moving poem. In it, the poet details the lives of children forced to live at a Native American boarding school. 

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Windigo

‘Windigo’ by Louise Erdrich is a disturbing poem. In it, the poet depicts a menacing interaction between the mythical windigo and a child.

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