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Q1 Challenge Report 2015

Happy April Fool’s Day! This post is not a joke. Rather, it is time to report in on how I’ve been doing with the reading goals I set myself all the way… 453 more words

Challenges

"Thanks for all the Hanford" - Indiana

cancelling your indiana appearance goes down swell
not cancelling any other never-ending progressive war appearance
goes down like a conservative handjob

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Journalism

"Enough With the Leather and Feathers!" : The Exceedingly Awkward Phenomenon of NDN-on-NDN Cultural Policing

*Indian Country is an American term. In Canada, the term Indian is considered a racial slur. I’m using it here as an American Indian, but I recognize it’s a loaded term. 1,581 more words

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Title: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Author: Sherman Alexie

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Publishing Date: September 12th 2007

Pages/Format: 456 more words

Contemporary

War Dances- Sherman Alexie

War Dances by Sherman Alexie

I chose to read War Dances to fulfill one of my Read Harder Challenge tasks– a book by or about someone from an indigenous culture.  450 more words

Books

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

by Sherman Alexie

Illustrated by Ellen Forney

ISBN 978-0-316-013697

“Poverty doesn’t give you strength or teach you lessons about perseverance. No, poverty only teaches you how to be poor.” … 476 more words

Fiction