Blessing of the Americans


Student: Amanda Rebello
Course: American Indian Studies Program 450 The Native Creative Process
Instructor: Roberta Hill
Medium: Video (2:29)
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Description: Our reading of Blessing the Americans by Janet McAdams is a poem originally from Sing, Poetry from the Indigenous Americas.  Throughout the reading there are pictures that capture what we experienced while reading the poem.  We discerned the meaning through historical references such as the Columbine shooting and the Red Lake massacre and through Janet McAdam’s emotional response to violence in America to create an illustration of her experiences.



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