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Ofelia Zepeda

Ofelia Zepeda is a poet, regents professor of linguistics at the University of Arizona, and the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship for her work in American Indian language education. She is the current editor of Sun Tracks, which was launched in 1971 and is one of the first publishing programs to focus exclusively on the creative works of Native Americans. She is the author of a grammar of the Tohono O'odham language, "A Tohono O'odham Grammar," and her poetry collections include "Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert," "Jewed’l-hoi/Earth Movements, O’Odham Poems" and "Where Clouds Are Formed."

When It Rains
University of Arizona Press
January 2019
ISBN 9780816538874
96 pages
$12.95, INSTORE
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"A reissued edition of a groundbreaking multilingual poetry collection with a new foreword by Ofelia Zepeda"--Provided by publisher.

Where Clouds Are Formed
UA Press
ISBN 9780816527793
75 pages
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A Native American poet explores aspects of language, American Indian culture, and the land.

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