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An Interview with Fern Cloud: Part 2

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Lee:Unbound curated a series of articles and interviews on the doctrine of discovery and it got a lot of interest and people wanted to know more and to hear the perspectives of Native people. Because I feel like people don’t know how to connect issues. We have kind of conditioned

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An Interview with Fern Cloud: Part 1

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My name is Fern Cloud. I am a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Tribe on the Lake Traverse Reservation located in northeastern South Dakota. And I was called to a ministry in 2004 with the Presbyterian church here at Granite Falls, Minnesota. It's on the Upper Sioux Dakota reservation near

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Hope and Death Row

11 mins read

In June, I left for Austin, TX to begin a summer of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). I settled quickly into a rhythm, spending my days in the medical and surgical intensive care units of the biggest hospital in Austin. The hardest cases for me were the ones that offered no

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The Perpetual Foreigner Virus (PFV)

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Like wildfire, the Covid-19 pandemic is racing to every corner of the earth, affecting all of humanity. With the death toll rising exponentially every day, who is not afraid of this angel of death? We are living in fear. Our anxieties are high. Home has become a quarantine space, a

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The Silent “G”

16 mins read

I respond, “My dad’s side of the family is Chinese.” But even though that statement is true, it doesn’t always tell my whole story. I am not just my appearance or my last name. My identity incorporates all parts of me, both the seen and the unseen. My dad’s

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Margaret Aymer in Dialogue on Matthew 25: Part 3

23 mins read

Lee Catoe:I have a question about the performative aspect of scripture and how Matthew’s audience would receive it. If not everyone could read this text and performance was a way in which people received it, how does the front-loaded translation you gave evoke a more active participation—if it does—for both

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