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Water Mask (The Alaska Literary Series)

"An adventurous memoir that reflects on family, place, memory, work, perception and Native culture set against the background of Alaska...a wild land that both beguiles and rejects."

Under a Lake Superior Sun

On a quiet county road a woman sells vegetables and red elderberry jam She rolls down her awning as lightening splits the sky and rain pounds down in sheets. Logging ...
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Ravens, a poem

    Ravens The sky is sharp today, Mother The trees wave wildly in the wind but there are no clouds in the sky to push around. I thought I ...
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Let Them Drink Coke

Like so many indigenous peoples around the world who have historically been exploited, forced off their land and exterminated, this story is especially compelling for the century we live in. ...
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Who Knows What’s Good or Bad?

The situation we always live in is like that of the wise Chinese farmer whose best horse ran off one day. His neighbor came over to console him. “Oh, too ...
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Have You Ever Tried?

   Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black Branches by Mary Oliver Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives--- tried to imagine ...
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By Way of the Horse

At the age of 52, with no prior interest in horses, I propelled myself into the local horse world with over-the-top enthusiasm. This was several plus years ago and at ...
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