Introduction, Or Why I’m Mad
We with Oklevueha Native American Church (ONAC) are directed by Native Medicine people, Creator and free people.
November is Native American Heritage Month and is a welcomed opportunity for me to share about a program I believe is strengthening our Native American communities one youth at a time.
If you missed Part 1 yesterday, click here.
I want to thank Gyasi Ross for the article, “
As you stand by the Assiniboine River you hear the running of Mother Earth's water, as well as feel her love flowing near you.
First thing this morning, there's Dr. Ben Carson on the tube defending unleashing government power against women to make sure every woman is forced to carry every pregnancy to term.
When I was a little girl it wasn’t unusual to be on my mother’s lap while she spoke to women at the shelter she worked at, or facilitated healing circles, or held a ceremony for women who were victims of sexual violence. I remember their stories, their cries, and their hopes for the future.
Honor the Earth is introducing the Pipeline-free Breast Campaign as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Noting, “Fossil Fuels are bad for your boobs.
I enjoy a piece of warm frybread as much as anyone.
But I know that this supposedly “traditional” food was first made from U.S. Government commodity lard and flour, and that it’s unhealthy.
Tribes are posed with a dilemma - whether the cannabis plant offers Tribes and their members a chance to enter into the Universe of Healing through the Great Spirit’s plants or whether we will keep our “mind set” closed to growing this medicine plant.
Over the past month or so I’ve read some disturbing articles and reports related to Indigenous children. Suzette Brewer’s ICTMN article on the continuing legal assaults being thrown at the Indian Child Welfare Act first raised my curiosity because of the involvement of the Goldwater Institute.
The amount of lies told in this world makes you wonder if anything can be true anymore. If we all had the curse the fictional character Pinocchio had, imagine for a moment how long our noses would be.
Just being taught of the Aboriginal Medicine Wheel, I can definitely say that my medicine wheel is not perfect. Being shown a circle cut into four equal elements standing for Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, and Mental.