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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 7, 2016
A beloved author walks on, the fight continues against yet another pipeline, and a court victory for Native voting laws all marked this past week in Indian country...
Ojibwe Poet Jim Northrup: The Voice of a Generation
We knew the time was coming. We knew it was very close, the way you can smell the next gentle rain in the air...
Anthologies, Films, Plays and Poetry: 7 Genres of Works by and About Jim Northrup
Jim Northrup, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa author, playwright, poet and upholder of Ojibwe traditions and language, walked on due to complications from kidney can...
End of the Beginning: Jim Northrup, 1943–2016, Reads His Poem on the Circle of Life
Jim Northrup, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and award-winning author, poet, linguist and upholder of Ojibwe traditions including sugar bush and wild rice harvesting, w...
Breaking: Beloved Ojibwe Author, Poet, Marine Veteran Jim Northrup Walks On
Beloved Fond du Lac author Jim Northrup, who publicly revealed a terminal cancer diagnosis earlier this year, has walked on...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, April 10, 2016
Meth, earthquakes, a lost head found, a Montana treasure walks on, and a beloved writer prepares his final farewell. This and more in Indian country last week...
Terminally Ill Ojibwe Author Jim Northrup Prepares His Final Farewell
That voice, well it says it all. Deep, warm, friendly, like family, like someone you know, someone you know real well...
‘The Great Hurt’: Facing the Trauma of Indian Boarding Schools
Mary Annette Pember
“Aww, here we go again, talking about the dang boarding schools!” This was the first thought Chally Topping-Thompson had when the topic came up in her social work class at St...
Video: Ojibwe Author Jim Northrup Waxes Poetic—Literally—on Manoomin
In this chat, the inimitable Jim Northrup opens up in his endearing style, waxing poetic—literally—on ricing, talking about his ancestors as he soaks in the sunshine...
‘Fiction Gives Me Freedom’: Author Jim Northrup on ‘Dirty Copper’ and His Alter Ego
What’s the difference between a normal story and one about the Vietnam War? author Jim Northrup asks coyly...
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