Tag Archives: Louise Erdrich

Word Cloud: WINDIGO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Louise Erdrich (1954 – ) grew up in North Dakota, where her Chippewa mother and German-American father taught at a boarding school run by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She describes the land as a place where the “earth and sky touch … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: BRIEFLY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Apologies, Dear Readers, I am in the thrall of a head cold this week, and so this edition of Word Cloud will be brief. As the New Testament says, the spirit is willing, but the flesh … 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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ON THIS DAY: June 7, 2018

June 7th is Chocolate Ice Cream Day National Moonshine Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Beau Brummell, Virginia Apgar and Otto Dix, click

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Word Cloud: WINDIGO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Louise Erdrich (1954 – ) grew up in North Dakota, where her Chippewa mother and German-American father taught at a boarding school run by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She describes the land as a place where the “earth and sky touch … Continue reading

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