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An Indian Among Los Indígenas: Interview with Ursula Pike

Mariquita talks with Ursula Pike about her book, An Indian Among Los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir, published this year by Heyday Books. Pike’s memoir explores her time in Bolivia as a Native woman working as a Peace Corp volunteer, and asks questions about whom we help and why, explores the colonial legacy of aid, and asserts the humanity of those individuals who, too often, provide only a backdrop in a genre frequently lacking in diverse voices.

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This episode was edited by Phalin Oliver and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"

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