In the Inipi among the heat and haze a grandfather speaks… Hey ya ya hey ha hey ya yo… The sound of a lone drummer singing in the distance wakes me from the abyss of a nightmare. I awake disoriented and confused. Continue reading
Three short years ago, young Tulalip tribal member Mackenzie Parks found herself in an auspicious situation while at a trade show in Los Angeles. Her eyes fell onto a laser-engraving machine, used to customize jewelry with personal messages. Continue reading
A smile to mask my pain,
To hide my tears I cry in the rain, Continue reading
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced today $1.6 million in grants to Indian tribes and museums to assist in consultation, documentation, and repatriation of ancestors and cultural items back to Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations. Continue reading
I followed the warm night into the Market, driving past the stall where fish were thrown earlier. I came close to the park where the Totem poles stand watch.
“Hey Indian!” A voice called out the familiar phrase. “Give a ride enit?” Two young natives sat near the intersection. Original landowners, homeless, drunk, in love. Continue reading