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Word Cloud: STORYTELLERS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The Friday after Thanksgiving has been designated as Native American Heritage Day by Congress, and signed into law by President George W. Bush, but to many Americans, it is ‘Black Friday’ the unofficial start to the … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: HEARTBEAT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Heartbeat. The drum of human life. No matter who we are, where we were born, or how we live, it is the rhythm of each of our lives. The Native American women poets who are today’s … Continue reading

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TCS: Braver Still – Poems for Veterans Day, 2019

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TCS: In Beauty – Poems for Indigenous Peoples Day

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TCS: History Within Breathing Distance

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Word Cloud: TABLE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The Friday after Thanksgiving has been designated as Native American Heritage Day in the U.S. since 2008, but some Native Americans feel the day is a poor choice, since it coincides with the aggressive capitalism and greed … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: CIRCLES

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November in the U.S. is Native American Heritage Month.  It was not something that happened easily. In 1915, Red Fox James, a member of the Blackfoot nation, rode his horse from state to state seeking approval from … Continue reading

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