Tag Archives: Native American Heritage Month

Word Cloud: EARTHDRUM

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD For this final day of Native American Heritage Month, I offer you some poems by Joseph Bruchac (1942 –)  an Abenaki poet, storyteller and editor who won a Cherokee Nation Prose Award, the Hope S. Dean Award for … 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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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: Stealing Time

Good Morning! ______________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: HERITAGE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November is Native American Heritage Month in the United States. Unfortunately, it seems to get scant attention, and far too many Americans know very little about the First Peoples of this hemisphere. Try to imagine that … Continue reading

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