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The Word Collector

For nearly fifty years, Ray Young Bear has been assembling poems, novels, and essays on the Meskwaki Tribal Settlement. Now, at sixty-eight, he just might be doing his best work yet.

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ENVIRONMENT

FIELD NOTES

A Short History of Cleveland’s Flats

The Flats is now touted as an entertainment district and tourist destination, but some of this development has come at the cost of forgetting Cleveland’s industrial past along the banks of the Cuyahoga.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Nuclear Power

A writer remembers her relationship with her father, an inspector of nuclear power plants.

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The Spirit of Sam Jones

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"Among the giants on Saginaw Street in downtown Flint [Michigan] stands my Uncle Melton. Chances are you won’t see him. But I can assure you, he’s there."

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