I was born a writer and I don’t block.

Max the Magnificent. Family Photo.

That line from my memoir was true when I wrote it last year. Now I’m 72 and I’ve been blocked for two days.

My usual subjects are government, history, and what it’s like to be a living Indian when we are all supposed to be safely dead. I know enough about these things that I seldom have to do any significant research. My spelling is not what it was and I’m terrible with dates, but the broad…

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

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Steve Russell

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Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

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