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Kimberlee Medicine Horn Jackson, Yankton Sioux, is an emerging Native American poet and writer. She studied for and received her MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry at Ashland University. Her current study if for an Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies with George Fox University and in partnership with the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies with an expected graduation date in 2015. Recent publications of her poetry are in The Prairie Wolf Press Review and The Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought. She has been invited to share her writing at Bowling Green University, Firelands Campus and Ashland Theological Seminary for the Created in God’s Image: Walking Holy Ground Together conference. As an adjunct English professor at Kent State University Geauga Campus, she teaches the Native American Boarding School Era to College Writing II classes because it is still a hidden layer in American history. Her passion is writing and researching past and present concerns for Native Americans, writing about life as a Native American adopted off the reservation under false pretenses and the intersection between traditional ways and Christianity.

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