Lydia in the Doorway of Home

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This is a test. I’m going to experiment with also orating some of the Unsettle posts. Both to diversify formats in the interest of diverse readers/listeners, and also because I write to be spoken and I speak a piece as I write. It makes sense to offer both formats.

Notes

[1] K. TallBear. “Ghosts on the Road.” South Dakota Review, Spring 2000 (Vol. 38): 9-10.

[2] K. TallBear. “A Nomad’s Sleep.” In Florene Belmore and Eric Ostrowidzki, eds. Gatherings: The En’owkin Journal of First North American Peoples. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books, Fall 2001 (Vol. XII): 175.

[3] Dakota Conflict. PBS, aired January 27, 1993. 56 minutes, 24 seconds. https://www.pbs.org/video/tpt-documentaries-dakota-conflict/.

[4] The Past Is Alive Within Us: the US-Dakota Conflict. PBS, aired December 26, 2013. 1 hour 56 minutes, 54 seconds. https://www.pbs.org/video/tpt-documentaries-past-alive-within-us-us-dakota-conflict/.

[5] K. TallBear. “Between Nations.” In Florene Belmore and Eric Ostrowidzki, eds. Gatherings: The En’owkin Journal of First North American Peoples. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books, Fall 2001 (Volume XII): 179. I changed a word in this poem from its original published version. It is a word that could have been read as ableist.  

[6] #NativeReads episode 10: Memory Songs w/ Lydia Whirlwind Soldier of the Red Nation Podcast.

[7] L. Whirlwind Soldier, “Wakpa.” Survival Songs. Martin, SD: CAIRNS Press, 2020: 31. Purchase the book here: https://www.nativecairns.org/resources/print/books/index.html