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Writing from the Feather Circle: Seeking a “Language of That Different Yield”

By: G. Lynn Nelson
Publication: The Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 3
Date: Summer 1998

Summary: Nelson reflects on how the Native American "feather circle" practice has affected his teaching of writing. "When it is your turn to speak you hold the feather in your hand; you . . . speak from your heart."

 

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