Gordon Henry, Jr.

Gordon Henry, Jr.
Poetry, Tribal

Gordon Henry, Jr. is an enrolled member of the White Earth Anishinaabe Nation in Minnesota, senior editor of the American Indian Studies Series at Michigan State University Press, professor of English at Michigan State and Gordon Russell Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College. He co-founded the Native American Youth Film Institute and Indigistory, a digital storytelling organization dedicated to collaboration with tribal communities. A widely published poet, essayist and fiction writer, Henry won an American Book Award for his novel The Light People.


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