The Names of Women | Louise Erdrich | Granta Magazine

The Names of Women

Louise Erdrich

‘Ikwe is the word for woman in the language of the Anishinabe, my mother's people, whose descendants, mixed with and married to French trappers and farmers, are the Michifs of the Turtle Mountain reservation in North Dakota.‘

Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich grew up in North Dakota and is a tribal member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa. Her novels include Love Medicine, The Plague of Doves and The Round House.

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