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Joseph Bruchac


Fort Sill, Oklahoma, June 1978

Dragonflies in the hot air; army helicopters perched on the runways near the road. On the one hill of the Post Cemetery the Chiefs are buried— Quanah Parker, Kicking Bear. Their graves all face the east. Jet trails in the stratosphere add to the si [...]


For Swift Eagle Sunlight passes through the mountain as if the stone were a prism. This is not a fancy of my own, not something I imagine, even though I can close my eyes and see the rays of sun in that shadowed land. This is something the elders kno [...]