What Climate Organizers Can Learn From Two Centuries of Indigenous Resistance | in-digit-ous | Why ICWA still matters | poets I love

Q: Could you explain what you mean by the title phrase of your book, “our history is the future”? I look at the Ghost Dance prophecy, which was an anticolonial uprising among particularly Lakota and Dakota people on the northern Plains in the late 19th century, but also a widespread spiritual movement that went up […]

Louise Erdrich on ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans | In The Veins @BlueHandBooks #NoDAPL

By Lara Trace Hentz  (poet-writer) (founder of Blue Hand Books) I am remiss in mentioning I’m in the new poetry anthology IN THE VEINS (released 2-1-2017) and last year I did mention the poetry book TENDING THE FIRE by Chris Felver that is coming out in 2017.   Louise and I are both that book.  NICE! […]

Native Americans in newsrooms #NativeLivesMatter

“It is no secret that Washington faces a serious debt problem, but last time I checked, it was not because we are spending too much on Indian housing, healthcare or education.  It is not because we are spending too much on addressing the scourge of diabetes in Native communities, improving crumbling infrastructure or creating jobs […]

Birthing the new book #CALLEDHOME

By Lara/Trace Break out the cigars!  We have a new baby — the brand new anthology CALLED HOME [Book Two: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects]. Whew – it took way more than nine months to make this baby! I do treat books like babies, giving them love and attention while they grow. Eventually […]

Trace DeMeyer and Blue Hand Books

Originally posted on Indigenous New England Literature:
Trace DeMeyer, who lives in western Massachusetts, has been an important figure in the regional Native literary scene.  In the late 90s and early 2000s she was an editor at The Pequot Times, the excellent paper published out of Mashantucket.  She still freelances for News from Indian Country,…

SLEEPS WITH KNIVES: A beautiful review of my chapbook

I am thrilled and honored to read this post on Indigenous New England Literature !http://indiginewenglandlit.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/trace-demeyer-and-blue-hand-books/And if you want to know more about Blue Hand Books? click here: http://www.bluehandbooks.orgSigned copy? I can mail you one!WaDo Siobhan Senier for these good words!