Joy and Pain: Spring 2023

From the Director: Consider

Editor's Note: Joy and Pain

Angier, NC

We Will Be Here

The story of the Celilo Wy-am is one of mourning, resilience, and resistance.

The Nature of the Beast

On the origin of blackberries

Rustication and Return

One hundred and forty-seven years of tourism in the Wallowa Country

Creation Stories

A transracial adoptee's bittersweet search for her Indigenous roots

Minor Malady

The Wisdom That Finds Us


Readers write about Joy and Pain

People, Places, Things

Discussion Questions and Further Reading: Joy and Pain