Because our Roots are in Rivers, Not Latin

 

 

Poem by Beth Piatote

 

Beth Piatote is the author of The Beadworkers: Stories, and Nez Perce, enrolled with Colville Confederated Tribes. She is committed to Indigenous language revitalization and draws on Ni:mi:pu:timt in her creative writing. She is a founding member of luk’upsí:mey/North Star Collective.