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Walks of Life

Twelve of us are riding in a van along a highway. The truck in front of us pulls off the road. Are we cutting wood here? How funny would that be? Stop. No, this is what’s going to happening. This … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? I’ve had at least two full conversations with my dad about the right way to refer to the Indigenous People of the US. I don’t remember anything from them except that they made me think about … Continue reading

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Jaxon Rickel

My first homeland is the mountains surrounding my city of birth, Tucson, Arizona (including my nuclear family’s abode). I was raised in the Roman Catholic tradition and continue to practice Catholicism with a group on campus. This does not limit … Continue reading

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