Poetry & Lyrics in Published Works

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Impressions Project

St. Paul Almanac Summer 2017, Saint Paul Almanac Datebook 2013, 2011, 2010. Edited by Kimberly Nightingale. Arcata Press.

Yellow Medicine Review

A journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought. Guest Editor: Carter Meland. SWMN State University Marshall, MN 2014

Sister Nations

Anthology, edited by Heid Erdrich, and Laura Tohe. MN Historical Press 2002 amazon.com

Reinventing the Enemy's Language

Anthology, edited by Joy Harjo and Gloria Bird. Arizona Press. amazon

Dreaming Into Being

Self-published chapbook, 29 pages. Smashwords

Additional Works

  • Sing Poetry from the Indigenous Americas - Edited by Allison Hedge Coke, this multilingual collection of Indigenous American poetry joins voices old and new in songs of witness and reclamation. University of Arizona Press; 2011. amazon
  • Without Reservation: Indigenous Erotica - Featuring erotic stories and poems by more than 40 writers. amazon.com
  • Nitaawichige - Selected poetry and prose by four Anishinaabe writers. Poetry Harbor Publications, 2002. amazon.com
  • Rampike - Aboriginal Perspectives, vol. 11/no.2; edited by Kateri Damm. She Lived While Others Talked, and Daughters of My Grandmothers, 2000. Kegedonce Press. kegedonce.com
  • Futures - Vol. 2, No. 19 - Contradictions; A common misconception, and You see this body, Oct. 2000.
  • Drum Voices Revue - A Confluence of Literary, Cultural & Vision Arts. Vol.9, No. 1, Summer/Fall 2000. Poem: Dream me an ocean….
  • Rising Dawn - Archdiocese of St. Paul, MN. Dancing into being...
  • Sweetgrass Grows All Around Her, Native Women in the Arts; Toronto, Ontario
  • The Colour of Resistance, Sister Vision Press. amazon
  • Four Directions Magazine, Snowbird Press
  • Women Between Two Worlds, Vantage Press
  • Fireweed/A Feminist Quarterly, Fireweed Press
  • A Gathering of Spirit, Firebrand Books. amazon
  • The Second Seasonal Palate, Sanguinaria Publication
  • Speaking in Tongues, The Loft
  • Every Woman Has A Story, Haymarket Press

Commissioned Works for Opera, Theater, Chamber

  • Opening lyrics for Swede Hollow opera by composer Ann Millikan, St. Paul, 2012
  • Earth Memory Holds Me… For Ananya Dance Company’s DAAK: Call to Action, 2008
  • Grandmother Walks…. For Ann Millikan, composer, 2006
  • Thunder Calling The Festival Choir of Madison, composer Brent Michael Davids 2006
  • Spring Wind Dances at the River The Mingling of Waters Ceremony, Grand Excursion Celebration, composer Brent Michael Davids 2004
  • Turtle Isle For World Voices Choir, composer Brent Michael Davids 2002
  • A Day in the Sun Inner-City Opera, Great American History Theater MN 1996