(RNS) — Potawatomi Christian author and speaker Kaitlin Curtice did not write her latest book with the intention that it would be read during a pandemic, but she has been surprised by the ways “Native: Identity, Belonging and Rediscovering God” speaks to this moment in history.
The book, released Tuesday (May 5), is structured around another disaster — the Potawatomi flood story — and the theme of starting over again afterward.
“Today, with this global pandemic, we are sort of asking what life will look like on the other side, how we can begin again,” Curtice said.
“So, in ways I never could have planned, this book is just what we need right now. We aren’t in a literal flood, but we are definitely in