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Esther G. Belin

Esther Belin is among the myriad of indigenous peoples on the planet to survive in urbanized areas. She is a graduate from the following institutions: UC Berkeley, IAIA and Antioch University. She considers the following locations her homeland: L.A., Durango and Diné bike'yah. Her writing and art grows from and is an offering to the collective humanity, bila' ashdla'ii. 

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The Diné Reader
An Anthology of Navajo Literature
University of Arizona Press
April 2021
ISBN 9780816540990
PB, 432 pages

The Diné Reader: An Anthology of Navajo Literature is unprecedented. It showcases the breadth, depth, and diversity of Diné creative artists and their poetry, fiction, and nonfiction prose. More/less

Of Cartography
University of Arizona Press
September 2017
ISBN 9780816536023
PB, 84 pages

In this long-anticipated collection, Belin daringly maps the poetics of womanhood, the body, institution, family, and love. More/less

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