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Our Students Give Me Hope

|  2021 E-NEWSLETTER  |  VOLUME 21, ISSUE 1  | Circle of Hope Our Students Give Me Hope And today I need it – I write this as December is starting and I anticipate spending Christmas (just as I did Thanksgiving) without my family because of the surge in COVID-19 cases...

The Time Is Now

|  2020 E-NEWSLETTER  |  VOLUME 20, ISSUE 4  |Circle of HopeThe Time Is Now As I again find myself reflecting on the world around me – the things that are changing, the things that are not, the things that COULD change – I think every moment of every day about how all...

PERSISTENCE IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

|  2020 E-NEWSLETTER  |  VOLUME 20, ISSUE 2  |Circle of HopePERSISTENCE IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY By the time this finds its way to you, I’m hoping and praying we all will be on the other side of the COVID pandemic. But right now, while I am writing, we are still...

Standing in Solidarity

|  2020 E-NEWSLETTER  |  VOLUME 20, ISSUE 3  |Circle of HopeSTANDING IN SOLIDARITY I am a Native mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. The men, women, girls, and boys in my family are Indigenous. I have spent my entire life living with the possibility of...

Honoring The Old and New

Honoring the Old and the New As we begin the new year, I want to take a moment to thank you for your friendship and...