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The night watchman / Louise Erdrich.

Erdrich, Louise, (author,, narrator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Martin Library Adults ERO Audiobook (Text) 33454005612700 Atrium Checked Out 07/01/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780062983855
  • ISBN: 0062983857
  • Physical Description: 11 audio discs (13 hr., 45 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, [2020]

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Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new 'emancipation' bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress. It is 1953 and he and the other council members know the bill isn't about freedom; Congress is fed up with Indians. The bill is a 'termination' that threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land and their very identity. How can the government abandon treaties made in good faith with Native Americans 'for as long as the grasses shall grow, and the rivers run'?
Subject: Ojibwa Indians > Government relations > Fiction.
Indians of North America > North Dakota > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Government relations > Fiction.
Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (N.D.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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Historical fiction.
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