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Ofelia Zepeda

Ofelia Zepeda, a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation of southwestern Arizona, is the author of three poetry collections: Where Clouds Are Formed (University of Arizona Press, 2008), Jewed ‘I-Hoi/Earth Movements (Kore Press, 1997), and Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert (University of Arizona Press, 1995). The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Zepeda is currently the Regents’ Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. 

Ofelia Zepeda
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