he school’s administration assured me there was no language barrier in Dubai. Everyone speaks English here, they told me, down to the lowest worker. Before applying for the job, I had needed to look up Dubai on Google Maps. It looked far, far away from Iowa. Via Skype interview at opposite ends of the day …

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]atelin Kelly is a seventh and eighth grade Language Arts teacher at Little Wound Middle School on Pine Ridge Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. She is also a badass slam poet. For a reflection on her experiences working at the home to the Oglala Sioux, check out her poem entitled “How?” How? by Katelin Kelly …

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