Joy as Resistance

A hot day following a string of hot, even all time record-setting days. Bright sun and increasingly muggy conditions abound. The natural world is already quiet at 11 am. It is Independence Day, a holiday for some and a retail work day for many. It is a difficult day for us as a nation; this … Continue reading Joy as Resistance

Shamanism and the Great Turning

The weather has turned cold and wet, the landscape a rich tapestry of spring green. How cold? The furnace has been on! The garden is in and the beds are filled with young plants. Jennie has worked hard to get everything planted and we are excited to see the first shoots of spring! As I … Continue reading Shamanism and the Great Turning

Memorial Day

A bright, warn evening is underway following days of damp chill. The mosquitoes have backed off a little and people are out enjoying the fading day. This morning we listened to a repeat broadcast of an On Point program about Native America and the myriad ways mainstream culture misunderstands the diversity of Native Experience. One … Continue reading Memorial Day