Volume 38, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2014

Table of Contents

returning the gift: indigenous futures

Poetry

My Ulysses(s)

pp. 8-9
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Homestead, Sure

p. 10
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Ceremony

p. 11
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August 5, 2012

pp. 15-16
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Storm

p. 17
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The Music is Sweet When It’s Stuck Inside of Us, and: Eidolon

p. 18
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Thoughts on Crow Nest

p. 87
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New Ghosts in the Balcony, and: When the Light Came to Lucille Clifton

pp. 88-89
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In My Rush

p. 98
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The Fugitive

p. 99
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Faith, Works, and My Gris-Gris Doll

p. 100
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Interjection

p. 104
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Your mouth is a cotillion

p. 105
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Prescience

p. 106
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Duchamp’s Nude, Descending, Speaks

p. 110
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After Your Last Poker Hand, You Bought Cocaine and a Pistol

p. 111
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The Varied Thrush

p. 112
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On Social Graces

p. 113
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Ice Storm

p. 120
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Ode to Dreaming the Dead

pp. 121-122
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Fiction

Air

p. 12
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The Son of Butt Trudd

pp. 20-26
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Baby Jill

pp. 81-86
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Unsoiled

pp. 101-103
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What You Want to Learn

pp. 123-136
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Non-fiction

The Way You Spell Success

pp. 13-14
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Shirts and Skins

pp. 90-97
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Bone in the Throat

pp. 107-109
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The Strike

pp. 114-119
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Art

Regeneration of Being

p. 27
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Wedding Day Garden

p. 28
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Milkweed and Wooden Leg, and: Ahab

pp. 29-30
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Speaking, Like Old Desire, and: Ephemeral Habitation at Cavate

pp. 75-76
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From One Dance, Creation, and: Dream Pillow

pp. 77-78
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Returning the Gift: Indigenous Futures

Language, Tents, and Flysheets: Building a Shelter of the Ephemeral

pp. 32-35
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When I Was In Las Vegas And Saw A Warhol Painting Of Geronimo, and: At The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum And Iterations

pp. 36-38
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WXYZ, and: Incantation on a Frank Big Bear Collage

pp. 39-40
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Who Likes Indians, and: Long Time Ago

pp. 41-42
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A Jackalope Walks into an Indian Bar, and: Jane’s Maze

pp. 43-44
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From Letters to the Dead and Distant: Dear Marie, and: Dear Sonny, and: The Mute Scribe Recalls the Talking Circle

pp. 45-48
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Blue Impala, and: Dancing Under the Stars

pp. 49-53
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Origin Story

pp. 54-56
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Chronicle of the Year, Stolen, and: The Body’s Guide to Evolution

pp. 57-58
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My Father Does Not Sing

p. 59
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Patterns

p. 60
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Discovery (from Time Is A River)

pp. 61-71
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Plague of Horned Serpents

p. 72
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Nimbiiskaabiimin Apane, and: We Are Returning Always

p. 73
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The Cave at Quartz Mountain

p. 74
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Contributor Biographies

pp. 137-144
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