March 21, 2019

Not a lot of people know that in the past, I have seen multiple mental health professionals for symptoms of both the Bipolar and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders. The crazy part about the diagnoses was that I initially recognized the symptoms myself because of my past s...

March 21, 2019

These, the fingers that have picked blues, are rigid,

so slipped back inside to wind yarn in pocket, to warm.

Red plastic bucket is tucked into nest of legs,

Legs tucked into nest of tundra.

The wind is letting us know what it wants this year.

It’s whipping up the waters th...

March 21, 2019

Alaska Natives have lived on our traditional lands surviving by what these lands, our air, and the waters provided.  Our people not only relied on the animals, but we also cooperated to ensure everyone in the community had what was needed.  

Over the generations, w...

March 21, 2019

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they are whispered in the wind

etched in the weaving valleys

and on the rolling tundra

they are sung in the rushing river water

and hushed in the crashing waves

they have always been here

for us

now the sun’s shining on your heart

illuminating these lessons

to heal you once a...

March 21, 2019

All tribal communities within the United States have some sort of requirement to be enrolled into their tribe. Yet, the establishment of this comes from a deep history of colonization within Indigenous communities in the United States. Most tribes still use blood quant...

March 21, 2019

A woman so lovely; I hold my tongue in awe

Rumbling with the strength to walk and walk on further

An enigma I course through, the battlement of heart and mind

I lose both at her every moment’s presence, possibly in vain

Outsourced is the sentence, this beauty of our time s...

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