In: Healing

February 14, 2021

In New Mexico where I now live, cultural and historical inequities of ac- cess to education have been intensified by the pandemic. In the Santa Fe New Mexican, Anthony J. Wallace describes how COVID-19 has challenged the Nav- ajo Nation with death and loss, upheav- al and isolation.

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January 1, 2020

santa fe/new mexico The New Year finds me looking out onto the adobe-walled garden of our townhome on a snowy afternoon….

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November 26, 2019

santa fe/new mexico For the past two years, it’s been post-surgery, post surgery and post surgery, the last one on November…

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November 1, 2019

santa fe/new mexico My surgery is scheduled in a week.  I look towards my operation with hope though I won’t know…

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October 1, 2019

santa fe/new mexico I hobble into Dr. Joe’s office on Robocop crutches and sit on his sofa on a fuzzy white…

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August 18, 2019

denver/colorado It’s two days until xplant surgery. I’m sitting in the sun on Richard’s patio balcony overlooking tall lime green poplars,…

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April 16, 2019

santa fe/new mexico For my 64th birthday, I planned to host a hanami party though all the plum blossoms on the…

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September 9, 2018

santa fe/new mexico Back to School flyers fall out of Sunday’s New Mexican; catalogs for Santa Fe Community College are stacked…

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May 4, 2018

santa fe/new mexico Teena cradles my head in her hands and checks my tide. She tells me my body knows how…

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