Artistic Expression

Headwaters Retrospective

Dr. Laura McCall, a co-founder of the Headwaters Project, is professor of History and member of the Honors Faculty at Metropolitan State College of Denver.  She has co-edited Across The Great Divide:  Cultures of Manhood in the American West as well as A Shared Experience:  Men, Women, and The History of Gender. Her extracurricular activities include environmental protection and historic preservation.

Headwaters Anthem

a song by Alan Wartes

Alan Wartes is a renaissance man: writer, poet, musician, naturalist, beekeeper, urban farmer, husband, father, Neo-Luddite, and counter-cultural curmudgeon.

Eerie Whack, Don't Turn Back, a short story

Karen Hausdoerffer teaches Writing the Environment and Honors Gateway at Western State College, and English as a Second Language for Gunnison County.  She earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Idaho, and a BA in English from Stanford University.  Her work has appeared in various literary journals, most recently Passages North and Crab Creek Review.

What is Prosperity?

A video montage by Jami Harms and Jenny Hill

Letter to Headwaters.

Aaron A. Abeyta is a Colorado native and professor of English at Adams State College. For his previous collection, Colcha, Abeyta received an American Book Award and the Colorado Book Award. Abeyta is also the recipient of a Colorado Council on the Arts fellowship for poetry. He lives in Southern Colorado where he can remain close to his family and culture, both of which greatly influence his work.