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A Day at the Pow-wow

My daughter is one eighth Native American on her dad’s side. Her great grandfather was a full-blood Oglala Sioux Indian who lived on the Pine Ridge reservation. I don’t know much about the (presumably brief) relationship he had with Free’s … Continue reading

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On Writing and Truth

I have one main goal in all of my writing. There‚Äôs a scene in the graphic novel Maus, Volume II where Art Spiegelman is complaining to his wife about all the challenges of his complex writing/drawing project, and she replies, … Continue reading

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Claire: Culture

I’m giving my seniors an assignment to write about their own culture or cultures in the hopes of having a rich discussion about what culture is and how we create, understand, change, or encounter culture. I’m going to give them … Continue reading

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