Elfreida Begay began teaching the Navajo language Diné Bizaad at Durango High School this fall, helping her Indigenous students reclaim their culture and language after their ancestors were stripped of their Native identities
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie explains how the term “woke” has gone through multiple iterations as it’s been adopted by different groups, including the latest Fox News definition.
Jenny Shank is a Boulder-based writer whose stories, essays, satire, and book reviews have appeared in many publications, including The Atlantic, The Washington Post and The Guardian. Her work has been honorably mentioned by The Best American Essays and the Pushcart Prize anthology. She writes a monthly newsletter called The Tumbleweed, at https://jennyshank.substack.com. She teaches […]
Myra has missed 30 years of her life, due to a coma, but has found a new friendship with her young neighbor, Ossie. Together, they both are searching for their place in this world. < Previous | Start from the beginning | Next > More cartoons from The Colorado Sun
What to Do During Lockdown #7. Teach yourself a language – USA Today First, I’ll try the near-dead languageof laid-back. I’ll toss out rush and gotta dashand learn new words like listen, hushed.Astonish my husband when I no longer nag;trade hurry up! and we’ll be late! for cozy and slow and quiet. Next I’ll go nonverbal—the […]