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Nasdijj was born in the American Southwest in 1950. His grew up partly on the reservation--his mother was Navajo--and partly in migrant camps around the country. He has been writing for decades, making ends meet by reporting for small-town papers, teaching, and migrant labor. He is the author of the critically acclaimed memoirs "The Boy and the Dog Are Sleeping" and "The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams," which was a "New York Times" Notable Book, a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand...See more