Margaret Noodin

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Margaret Noodin
Born1965
OccupationPoet, college professor
EmployerUniversity of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Margaret A. Noodin (née O’Donnell) is an American poet and Anishinaabemowin language teacher. She is Professor of English and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.[1]

Education[edit]

Noodin holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English and Linguistics, both received at the University of Minnesota.[2] Her doctoral dissertation is titled Native American Literature in tribal context: Anishinaabe Aadisokaanag Noongom (2001).[3]

Life and career[edit]

Noodin has contributed to the ojibwe.net website.[4] She led a weekly Ojibwe language group at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, where she served as Director of Comprehensive Studies.[5][6]

She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature (2014) and Weweni: Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English (2015). With her daughters, she belongs to a women's hand drum group, Miskwaasining Nagamojig (the Swamp Singers), which sings in Anishinaabemowin.[7]

Works[edit]

Dissertation[edit]

  • Noori, Margaret Ann (2001). Native American Literature in Tribal Context : Anishinaabe Aadisokaanag Noongom. University of Minnesota.

Articles and essays[edit]

  • Noori, Margaret (2010). "Native American Narratives from Early Art to Graphic Novels: How We See Stories / Ezhi-g'waabmaananig Aadizookaanag". In Aldama, Frederick Luis (ed.). Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle. University of Texas Press. ISBN 9780292739536.
  • Noori, Margaret (2011). "Reading Queen of the Woods Today". Ogimawkwe Mitigwaki (Queen of the Woods). American Indian Studies. Michigan State University Press. pp. 57–76. ISBN 978-0870139871.
  • Noori, Margaret (Summer 2011). "Waasechibiiwaabikoonsing Nd'anami'aami, 'Praying through a Wired Window': Using Technology to Teach Anishinaabemowin". Studies in American Indian Literatures. 23 (2): 3–24. doi:10.5250/studamerindilite.23.2.0003. ISSN 0730-3238.
  • Noori, Margaret (2013). "Anishinaabemowin: Language, Family, and Community". In Hinton, Leanne (ed.). Bringing Our Languages Home: Language Revitalization for Families. Berkeley, California: Heyday. ISBN 9781597142007.
  • Noori, Margaret (2013). "Beshaabiiag G'gikenmaaigowag: Comets of Knowledge". In Doerfler, Jill; Sinclair, N.J.; Stark, H.K. (eds.). Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories. MSU Press. ISBN 9781609173531.
  • Noodin, Margaret (2014). "Megwa Baabaamiiaayaayaang Dibaajomoyaang: Anishinaabe Literature as Memory in Motion". In Cox, James H.; Justice, Daniel Heath (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199914036.
  • Noodin, Margaret with James Price and Tracy Boyer (2020). "Challenges and Opportunities for Nonmarket Valuation of Water Among the Anishinaabe Nations of the Great Lakes Basin" with James Price and Tracy Boyer in The Solutions Journal, vol 11, issue 2, online.

Books[edit]

  • Learning Ojibwe: Anishinaabemowin maajaamigad. With Kimewon, Howard. Owen Sound, Ont.: Ningwakwe Learning Press. 2009. ISBN 9781896832975.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  • Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature. American Indian Studies. Michigan State University Press. 2014. ISBN 978-1611861051.
  • Weweni: Poems in Anishinaabemowin and English. Made in Michigan Writers Series. Wayne State University Press. 2015. ISBN 978-0814340387.
  • Gijigijigaaneshiinh Gikendaan: What the Chickadee Knows. Made in Michigan Writers Series. Wayne State University Press. 2015. ISBN 978-0814347508

In anthology

  • Melissa Tuckey, ed. (2018). Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. University of Georgia Press. ISBN 978-0820353159.
  • Erdrich, Heid, ed. (2018). New Poets of Native Nations. Graywolf Press. ISBN 978-1555978099.
  • LaPensee, Elizabeth, ed. (2019). Sovereign Traces. volume 2: Relational Constellation. Michigan State University Press. ISBN 978-1938065118.

Poetry online[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Margaret Noodin". uwm.edu. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  2. ^ "Two Poems". Verse Wisconsin. No. 113–114. Verse Wisconsin. April 2014. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  3. ^ Noori, Margaret Ann (2001). Native American Literature in tribal context: Anishinaabe Aadisokaanag Noongom. University of Minnesota.
  4. ^ Emmanouilidou, Lydia (July 26, 2014). "For Rare Languages, Social Media Provide New Hope". All Things Considered. NPR. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  5. ^ "Univ. seeks to preserve native language". USATODAY.com. 2008. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
  6. ^ Wang, Frances Kai-Hwa (2010-01-05). "Professor Margaret Noori discusses Native Americans of Michigan, the Three Fires Confederacy". The Ann Arbor News. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
  7. ^ Mejia, Mercedes (April 23, 2015). "Through poetry Margaret Noodin keeps her Native American language alive". Michigan Radio. NPR. Retrieved 26 April 2021.

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