Hate Poem by Julie Sheehan

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High school student Wiyaka His Horse Is Thunder recites the poem as part of the Poetry Out Loud national recitation contest, in a slickly produced video directed by Tony Brave for KOLC-TV of Oglala Lakota College. As Sheehan notes in an essay about the poem, the poem has become a favorite with students in the competition.

2 Comments

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    Nic S. 22 November, 2010

    Wow!!

  2. Reply
    Dave Bonta 22 November, 2010

    Yeah. She really made the poem her own, didn’t she?

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