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[when asked if he thought that his portraying Indians as likely to have alcohol problems in his book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian played into stereotypes about Indians] Stereotypes? It's not a stereotype. Stereotype implies that it's not real, and it's absolutely real. On my reservation, in my family, alcoholism was epidemic. When you're talking about aunts, uncles, cousins; ...
His short story, The Toughest Indian in the World, appeared in The New Yorker Magazine's "The Future of American Fiction" issue (June 21 & 28, 1999)