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Turtle Mountain Teen Art and Writing Workshop: Enacting Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Pedagogy in a Summer Program for Native American Youth

Kelly Sassi is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in English and education at North Dakota State University, who serves as the Director of the Red River Valley Writing Project. She has published three books about writing on demand. Denise Lajimodiere is a Professor of Practice in the Education Department at North Dakota State University and an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. She serves on the board of the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition Her most recent collection of poems, Thunderbird, was recently published by North Dakota State University Press and includes an original birchbark biting work on the cover. In this article they describe details of an art and writing workshop for teens in the Turtle Mountain Community Schools to express their creativity while developing skills in writing, art, and technology.


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