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Natalie Diaz

Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe.  Diaz teaches at Arizona State University and the Institute of American Indian Arts Low Rez MFA program. Her first poetry collection is When My Brother Was an Aztec.

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Natalie Diaz interviews Lisa Olstein, author of the collection Late Empire

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We move within the snow-chromed world—: Like-animal. Like-deer. An alphabet . . .

Natalie Diaz
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Because two brothers make a
     body where none existed
God drew two bodies as one
     went crooked . . .

Natalie Diaz b: william bearhart