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Why You Should Read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

I have read this book three times. Once was for fun and I absolutely loved it. The second and third times were for school. It occurred to me how fresh each read is. 601 more words

Book Reviews

An honest portrayal of reservation life

“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie has made National bestseller lists since its publishing in 2007.

Alexie’s first novel for young adults has been a successful creative work that is also semi-autobiographical of Alexie himself, growing up on a Native American reservation. 325 more words

News

Rule number eight

“Every word on your blog is a word not in your book.”

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Writing

On Reading: Freedom to Read Week

“A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.” ~ Jo Godwin

Some of the most popular titles in literature have been banned or challenged at some point in their history: …

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Why aren't you listening to this?

Sometimes we need to hear something at the right time for it to click. Here are two things I listened to recently that I had to share with you and I hope it falls on your ears at the right time as well. 159 more words

Creativity

A Sonnet in My Bonnet

It’s a funny thing. Lately I have been taking inventory of things I have not finished or things I have avoided simply because I felt they were beyond my grasp at some certain time. 429 more words

Writing

MSU celebrates 'Creative Nations' during 2015 Presidents Fine Arts Series running through April 4

MONTANA – The Montana State University Office of the President and the College of Arts and Architecture present “Creative Nations,” a series of engaging events held from February through the first week of April to celebrate Native arts and creativity. 223 more words

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