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Native tongue

Domio (Joe) and Annie Watson started school in the dusty southwest Oklahoma town of Elgin, the oldest two children of their part white, part Muscogee (Creek) family. The Elgin area included families with jobs at the nearby Air Force base. … Continue reading

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The School Shuffle and Survival Guide, circa 1970(s)

When I was a kid, the waning days of summer vacation brought a shiver of anticipation and dread to dance along my spine. I had X amount of days to take stock of myself in order to brace for what … Continue reading

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