Contributing authors to Tributaries No. 7 use a variety of primary resource to explore sense of identity including slave narratives, personal experiences, and an annual cultural festival.
"Roots Running Deep: Picking Mayhaws" by Lori A. Sawyer
"Confronting the Big House and Other Stereotypes in the Short Stories of Ruby Pickens" Tartt by Tina Naremore Jones "Going to the Boomalatta: Narrating Black Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama" by Kern Jackson
"In Memoriam: Bicky McLain, 1905-2004" by John Bealle