Author Archive

Writ in Water: The Wet Years

Author: | Categories: Authors, Reading, Series, Writing No comments
I live near a cemetery in the Berkeley hills that has turned green from the rain. I do most of my jogging in the cemetery, and it reminds me—especially going uphill—that our time here is fleeting. I run among the dead, and I run among the deer and turkeys
<

Writ in Water: Storytelling on the Rez

Author: | Categories: Reading, Series, Writing No comments
I ask about water. Water in the West, water in the desert, water that saves and water that kills. Water on a tribal reservation: water for ranches, water for livestock, water hauled hundreds of miles by truck, water for uranium mining, water for ceremonies and legends, water for drinking.
<