Happy to report that the latest issue of WAL, 49.1, spring 2014, is now up on Project Muse. (Not sure why they don't have 48.4 up yet.)  It's a special issue on "Indigenous Wests: Literary and Visual Aesthetics" guest edited by Susan Bernardin. 


If it hasn't already, it should be appearing in your mailbox  shortly.

Table of Contents:


Indigenous Wests: Literary and Visual Aesthetics  SUSAN BERNARDIN (Guest Editor)

The Significance of the Frontier in Comanche Poetry  SCOTT ANDREWS

The End (of the Trail) is the Beginning: Stephen Graham Jones’s The Bird is Gone  JOHN GAMBER


“This Is Our Playground”: Skateboarding, DIY Aesthetics, and Apache Sovereignty in Dustinn Craig’s 4wheelwarpony  JOANNA HEARNE


“Just by doing it, we made it appear”: Dustinn Craig on We Shall Remain: Geronimo, 4wheelwarpony, and the Apache Scouts Project   Interview JOANNA HEARNE and DUSTINN CRAIG


It’s a Good Day to Bike: Indigenous Futures in Ramona Emerson’s Opal   SUSAN BERNARDIN


Tom Lynch
Associate Professor
Chair, Undergraduate Studies
Editor, Western American Literature
Department of English
202 Andrews Hall
P.O. Box 880333
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Lincoln, NE  68588-0333
Shall I not rejoice also at the abundance of the weeds whose seeds are the granary of the birds? - H. D. Thoreau

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