Phyllis Cole-Dai

Arts: July 27 - Aug 2

Aug 3, 2019

Albert & Gage play some music and tell the story of how they got to where they are. Ruby Wilson and Phyllis Cole-Daitalk talk mindfully reading poetry and read works from their new an anthology of mindfulness poems. South Dakota Photography legend Bill Pay discusses his career in the state. And members of the band Back Alley play a jam. 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 29, 2019 Show 625 Hour 2

The Brown Bag Book Club welcomes authors Ruby Wilson and Phyllis Cole-Dai. Today we talk about the Poetry of Presence. The two authors edited an anthology of mindfulness poems, gathering the works of literary greats like Mary Oliver and Billy Collins, Wendell Berry and Joy Harjo.

We talk about how poetry fits into a mindfulness practice and how poems can be good medicine.

Chris Laughery

In the Moment ... May 6, 2019 Show 569 Hour 1

Sarah Wakefield wrote one of the most well-known captivity narratives of the late 1800s. She wrote it just more than a year after being released from captivity.

South Dakota author Phyllis Cole-Dai has written a book of historical fiction based on Wakefield's life. It's called Beneath the Same Stars. It's a look at the deeper story of Wakefield's life enmeshed as it was in the events of the U.S./Dakota War of 1862.