Category Archives: Guest Author/ Reblog

Gratitude for Gardens and Granddaughters

Carol A. Hand Sometimes, one doesn’t have to travel far to observe serenity and beauty with beloved companions Even in the context of critters, city “upgrades,” and unpredictable weather sometimes there are possibilities to create little sanctuaries to enjoy a … Continue reading

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May Moon

Carol A. Hand Sometimes, on the darkest night the moon appears, a guiding light shining on the world below a reminder of our inner glow urging us to do the same for others *** ***

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Snapshot of an April Evening

Carol A. Hand *** Clouds briefly parting on the rainy night allowing Grandmother Moon momentarily to reveal her light ship horns trumpeting from the nearby bay pulsating winds humming as budding branches sway ***

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Just connections

by Cynthia Renee Donner What if we wondered what was hijacking our emotions, and holding us in tightly wrapped boxes of fear, shame, anger and distrust sealed by corporate satisfaction and greed; as we’re fed from the roots of oppression. … Continue reading

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Resistance

Things are going to be bad or worse than bad for quite a while. You know what, though? This is what I keep reminding myself of: Things have been bad and worse before. And people resisted. Continue reading

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Open Letter to White People at Standing Rock

By Miriam Schacht (RoteZora) I wrote this note while staying at the Two Spirit Nation camp within the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock about a week ago. I originally drove out there to help someone else out, but without … Continue reading

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Introducing Myself

Let me introduce myself, briefly, since I’m joining the blog at Carol’s invitation and y’all should know what you’re in for. You may already have read one of the two pieces I wrote as a guest author here – Tiger Lily … Continue reading

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Differential Power and Indian Child Welfare: Part One

Originally posted on Voices from the Margins:
? Carol A. Hand Years ago, I was advised to submit one of my university exam papers for publication even though it was too long to be accepted as a journal article, and…

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THOUGHTS ON THURSDAY – HUMILITY

I would like to thank Bernadette for publishing this on her lovely blog, Haddon Musings. Those of you who regularly follow this column know that I use today to introduce the woman that I am going to write about in … Continue reading

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Go FISH!

Originally posted on Voices from the Margins:
Carol A. Hand Years ago, I was asked to be a keynote speaker for a conference sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The audience would be BIA and tribal social services…

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