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The Ridiculous Six and Our Past-Blind Culture

I hope you’ve heard about the Native American actors walking off the set of Adam Sandler’s movie The Ridiculous Six. If not, you can catch up real quick… 779 more words

Opinion Pieces

Interview to Sherman Alexie

In case you have the time. Interesting! Mixed cultural minds. Beauty. Creativity and mind issues (bipolarism). How the internet is insulting to our humanity. Mouring and cutting one’s hair. 72 more words


Baby Lapsit, Friday, April 24

I’m back at Main Branch, and it feels good to be home. Back into my regular schedule, knowing the same routines, and seeing my regulars (a lot of whom very kindly said, “We missed you!”). 720 more words

Just Read It: Or How I Learned To Love The Poem

April is National Poetry Month. I am not a poetry reader. So in honor of NPM, I decided to branch outside of my comfort zone a little and see if there really is poetry out there for everyone (I heard a rumor that there is)! 1,510 more words

This week the American Library Association published 2014’s list of most banned and challenged books. Topping the list is Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian… 548 more words

Book Banning

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian: Attempt 2.

If you read my post from Tuesday, you’ll know that I read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and scheduled a post for last Thursday.   587 more words

Book Club Thursday

Friday, April 10, 2015

1) Read The Senator’s Son by Sherman Alexie: (pg. 77-103).

2) Write three 6-word phrase reactions.

3) Explain the author’s purpose in this story. What do you think the main idea or point of this story is? 78 more words