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from: ARTWorks (blog of the NEA)
Anaya first made his name with his novel, Bless Me, Ultima (an NEA Big Read selection), about a Hispanic boy growing up in New Mexico facing the challenges of education versus tradition and faith versus doubt.
Anaya talks in the podcast about writing the novel and the importance of spirituality in our lives. In this excerpt, Anaya talks about how spirituality and the love of nature come out of the traditions of the indigenous culture. [:49]
Listen to the conversation here.