This coming weekend is Powwow weekend. I'm excited because this will be my first powwow as a rez resident. I live here now and don't have to worry about traveling home after my vacation. It's also my first powwow as a Tribal Veteran and beginning Elder at 59 years old. I was thinking about my … Continue reading Living Native in da U.P. 1
Month: July 2022
Is there a moment where you can recall first feeling like a grown-up? I'm watching Pluto TV and saw a commercial for the old Johnny Carson show. I remember my parents watching that show after I went to bed. I would hear my parents laugh and wish I could be in on the joke. When … Continue reading Ponderings 2
New literary source
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qmlbf5ljbt6jbhx/AAC4qTlPu-CaC34sQU9J6R2xa/July%2013th%20Publications/Poetry/Remarkable_Poetry.pdf?dl=0 This is a new source I found on Facebook. They take all kinds of writing. FYI for my fellow writers out there!
We've had some family losses in the last few months. The first of us cousins, and the first of the aunts/uncles, 5 days apart. It was a serious blow to us. At M's funeral, I watched as the family reunited after years of being apart. We all live in the same small town within minutes … Continue reading Ponderings 1