Yearly Archives: 2014

alterNatives by Drew Hayden Taylor

alterNatives is a play written by Drew Hayden Taylor. The main characters are Angel and Colleen. Angel is aView full post »

The Girl Who Grew A Galaxy by Cherie Dimaline

It’s hard reading about the fragility of human psyche – it’s hard reading about anxiety andView full post »

Parenthood in Academics

Being a grad student is one of the emotionally draining things I have ever done. It’s mentally exhausting, andView full post »

Ten Little Indians by Sherman Alexie

Who was the 10th Indian? This is a collection of nine stories, and the class and I were discussing this. MyView full post »

Kipocihkân, by Gregory Scofield

I have been a fan of Scofield’s writing since I was introduced to his work in 2002 – I read Love MedicineView full post »

North End Love Songs, by Katherena Vernette

My initial thoughts: This poetry book was haunting. Her writing combines natural images with the gritty scenes ofView full post »

west coast dreaming

I’ve been thinking about the West Coast a lot lately. I’ve dreamed of putting my toes in the sand atView full post »

urban tricksters

I’m taking one class this semester – focusing on Urban Indigenous Identity. It’s truly interestingView full post »

PhD WannaBe

I started my PhD program last Fall. It was always something I wanted to work towards, but it wasn’t until I wasView full post »