Soothing Hungry Spirits

We have moved into the season of the spirits, including the Ancestors. True to form the past few days have been dark and chill. We've had enough rain to raise the rivers but perhaps not enough to replenish our greatly stressed aquifer. The news of the past many weeks has been grim and that has … Continue reading Soothing Hungry Spirits

The Civil War, Manifest Destiny, and Hungry Ghosts

In the previous post, I continued to think about vision, prophesy, and the unseen world. One of the places Evangelical Christianity and Native belief overlap in the Americas is the idea  that the unseen world continues to influence this one. Perhaps that is part of the broad appeal Evangelical Christianity has for Native people here. … Continue reading The Civil War, Manifest Destiny, and Hungry Ghosts