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The major novels and themes of author Gerald Vizenor.

I am working on a short project for history and want to make certain I didn't miss anything in my background portion. My only source I am using for this part is the attachment I submitted here. My question is as follows:

1) What are the major novels and themes of Native Professor Gerald Vizenor (Chippewa) of the University of California, Berkeley and how would you describe them?

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1) What are the major novels and themes of Native Professor Gerald Vizenor (Chippewa) of the University of California, Berkeley and how would you describe them?
His major novels with their accompanying themes and descriptions are:

Darkness in Saint Louis Bearheart (1978)
Centers around the foundational question, "What does 'Indian' mean." His characters struggle against corruption and exploitation as they travel toward New Mexico in order to find a "vision window" that they can cross to enter a fourth dimension as bears. Though filled with surreal settings and fanciful locations the characters do come to the conclusion that "Indians are an invention." In other words the essence of being Indian is an ability to re-invent oneself and adapt to the ...

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This solution details the major novels and themes of Native American author Gerald Vizenor. Originally this solution was provided for a student preparing a study guide for a class on Native American history in California. Over 500 words of original text.

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