Confidence in Culture

American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

Museums are sprouting up all over Indian Country… but what does it mean?

Amy’s Studio (Detail)

Painting in progress...

Ghost Spotted in Tahlequah

The V

Wired Magazine – Datastream

Small piece in this month’s issue of Wired (the ‘Data Stream’)

Confidence in Culture

New work in the March 15, 2014 issue of This Land

Finalist for Alex La Guma Award

But not a winner. From C&R Press… 

The State that Oil Built

Cover of Dec. 1, 2013 THIS LAND

Find my latest article on newsstands today!

Manhattan and the Mephistophelean Mind

I learned about the MONIAC in my high school marco-economics class: a.k.a. the Financephalograph or the Philips Hydraulic Computer, MONIAC was a massive machine, the size of two grandfather clocks bolted together, only instead of gears there was colored fluid inside, sluicing through tubes, pushing valves open and filling cisterns. Here, fluid was a metaphor for money, and by manipulating how much trickled through the system (pour in investments, drain out expenditures…) MONIAC could model Great Britain’s fiscal policy.

At the Tulsa Death Match


Photo courtesy of Literary Death Match


My publisher went out of business, which means my novel INDIAN MADE FOREIGN LIQUOR is on offer once again. If you’re a publisher and are interested in taking a look, please feel free to get in touch. Click to download a sample chapter.