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11 Year Old Bride in Homology Lit

11 Year Old Bride  was selected for Homology Lit's poetry issue. Read more...

Half-Orphaned in The Seventh Wave

In this excerpt from Navoti's memoir-in-progress, Navoti returns to his indigenous homeland to confront the memory of his alcoholic late-father. Set at the ruins of a Japanese internment camp on the Gila River Indian Reservation, Half-Orphaned was also selected for the Bainbridge ResidencyRead more...

Ancestors Know Who We Are in Indian Country Today

Navoti interviews Two-Spirit poet and elder Storme Webber (Alutiiq, Black, and Choctaw), whose interdisciplinary work explores queer indigenous identities. Read more...

Man in the Maze in Spartan

Originally written as fiction, Man in the Maze is a semi-autobiographical story about a son grieving over the loss of his father. Read more...

October Headlines in Cloudthroat

Written in experimental form, October Headlines  catalogues news headlines from Indigenous Peoples' Day 2017 and re-told in poetic form. Weaved throughout are indigenous stories from Navoti's personal life.  Read more...

Dream of Wind by Camelia Jade

In collaboration with The Bushwick Book Club: Seattle, Dream of Wind is an original song inspired by One Pima Pilgrim (a memoir excerpt) from the 2017 Jack Straw Anthology (print). Music & lyrics by Camelia Jade.

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