Table of Contents

"This is not a silent movie. Our voices will save our lives." 



Heather Bruce


1. Where Life and Art Intersect

Heather Bruce


2. Smoke Signals: Visual Literacy and Multimodal Texts

Christa Umphrey 


3. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven: Alexie and History

Christa Umphrey


4. Slam! Writing and Performing Poetry

Heather Bruce


5. Reservation (Sings the) Blues

Anna E. Baldwin

6. Taking a Critical Stance

Heather E. Bruce

7. Flight and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian: Post-9/11 Reconciliation

Heather E. Bruce, Anna E. Baldwin, and Christabel Umphrey

8.Works Cited