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dg nanouk okpik

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dg nanouk okpik is Inupiaq, Inuit, and was raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She received a BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Stonecoast College. The recipient of a Truman Capote Fellowship, okpik is the author of Corpse Whale (University of Arizona Press, 2012).

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                                        When an Inuk leaves a round home
                                             and enters into a square house
                                             he gets a headache and gets nervous