The View From the Orphanage

Last night we were honored to be invited by our Abenaki brothers and sisters to drum as part of the opening ceremony at an all city meeting. The event was a  Neighborhood Planning Assemblies meeting called to discuss the proposed development of a large lakefront parcel of land presently owned by a local nonprofit educational … Continue reading The View From the Orphanage

Ancestors, Spirits, and The Land

I like to sit with the changing seasons. Today, a lovely summer day, cool and bright, the trees are showing just a hint of the reds and other colors to come. Still, the vista is dominated by a wide range of green. We are grateful for so much: one another, rain, friends, the presence of … Continue reading Ancestors, Spirits, and The Land