Poetry Woman of the Dawn by Wenona Gardner Wabun-Anung (Morning Star) Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohican Nation I am the heart of my family, I am the center of my community I carry the nation on my back I carry the life of tomorrow in my soul. I rise above the violence. Bones heal. Bruises fade.… Continue reading Women of the Dawn
As part on my Breath of Life Archival Institute of Indigenous Languages experience, I had the privilege to visit the National Museum of American Indian Cultural Resource Center (CRC) in Suitland, Maryland. The CRC, is home to the extensive collections and research programs of the museum. While at the CRC, I uncovered Mahican and Munsee… Continue reading Mahican Beadwork at the National Museum of the American Indian Cultural Resource Center
On June 7, 2013 I left for a 2 week trip for the Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages in Washington DC. While in DC, I searched the Library of Congress and Smithsonian Institute Archives searching for the Mahican and Munsee languages of my Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohican Nation. While I was riding… Continue reading Sacred Journey with Owl
The Breath of Life Prayer Circle. I am coming to you asking for prayer support as I go on my journey to the Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages in Washington DC. I will be searching the archives of the Library of Congress and Smithsonian Institute searching for Mahican and Munsee languages from… Continue reading The Breath of Life Prayer Circle.
Wiping Away the TearsI am enrolled in the Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohican Nation and I was in foster care for a few years. I was told that Native American people who were adopted or went through foster care were considered "Lost Birds." A longtime mentor brought me to a special ceremony called the Wiping Away… Continue reading Wiping Away the Tears
I totally loved Julia Cameron's The Prosperous Heart. Going through the book I saw the value of my BA in Business and Management degree from Alverno and was inspired to begin work on my business plan. I found a friend from my Artist's Way Circle who lives in Ohio who was willing to go through… Continue reading The Prosperous Heart by Julia Cameron – Review
Greetings fellow travelers, This past week I wrote 6/7 Morning Pages. I experimented once and typed my Morning Pages to see how many I could type in 30 minutes. I discovered I could type 1.557 words. I didn't realize I wrote so much it's almost the same amount recommended for NaNoWriMo which is 1,667 words per… Continue reading Walking in This World Check In – April 30, 2012