Tag Archives: Ojibway

Would you like to sleep in a tepee?

Yesterday  in Wal-Mart, near the pickles, I nearly tripped over a Native American elder driving a cart.  Years ago, he led sweat lodges in our area in which I participated.  We prayed together, many of us in the dark tarped … Continue reading

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Lady in the moon

Who says there’s a “man” in the moon? I think there’s a woman hiding out in her shadows, playing with the branches softly veiling her face. The moon is definitely female.  She waxes; she wanes.  She changes with cycles.  She … Continue reading

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Time for a Pow Wow Slideshow

**My very FIRST slideshow!  Aren’t you proud?**

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Get on your dancing moccasins: Keweenaw Bay Pow Wow 2011

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Circle of Life (includes fish for all)

It’s hard to believe that yesterday we flew like eagles above Lake Superior on this blog, watching the ice fields, pondering the forming, sustaining and breaking up of winter ice. Today we’re on solid ground near Shanty Town in Baraga … Continue reading

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Eat local. Eat fish.

I like the concept of “eating local”.  How many of you read the book “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver?  Show of hands, please! How many of you then wanted to live an entire year eating only food produced in … Continue reading

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Winter Stories of Lake Superior

You can’t be part of a 30-day Gratitude Challenge around here without feeling gratitude for this place where we live.  Feeling gratitude for the woods.  For the million trees.  For the deer and bear and squirrels hunkering down in the … Continue reading

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