Native American Poetry


Native American Poetry
 

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‘Where I am From,’ a Poem By Turtle Mountain Seventh-Grader Trevis LaRocque

When given the assignment to write a poem in his seventh-grade English class at Turtle Mountain Community Middle School in Belcourt, North Dakota, Trevis J. LaRocque, an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, chose to write about where he was from—the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation.

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A Song For The People

Grandfather, Great Spirit
I give you thanks
That we can sit here
In this circle of Life,
We send Prayers
And the very best thoughts.

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Border Crossing Rights-kids poem-teacher tool

From the time that Skywoman fell North America was on a turtle shell Native people were free to roam Turtle Island, our natural home. Since 1492 we see and saw Treaties that are still the law The list is long … Continue reading

Fly with the Eagles
In a time long ago
Oh Redman
The Calling
Walk a Mile in His Moccasins