• Alice M. Azure

    Relativity I sit at the southern position of a large circle, a council of grandmothers. They are chuckling at another love poem I have composed. I know they expect some ...
  • Mary Bassett

    Ancestors My feet feel so cold so I keep wiggling my toes until the warmth returns. Bareheaded in the rain, wearing a plaid skirt over my jeans, I stare at ...
  • Rich Holschuh

    T8ni Kizos Wazwasa – Winter Solstice Terraced lines shine silver,Layers upon the cross-hatched riverbanksThreads of smoke rise still and silent from domed sheltersNo dog barks at the half moon.Long night ...
  • Natalie Dana Lolar

    In this time In this time of posted landWhere do we go...?How do we live...?No food gathered…No medicine picked...No game honorably killed and eaten... In this time of posted landWhere ...
  • Dawna Meader

    Wocawson Cipenuk From the East she blows a gentle rainAnd washes away our worry and pain.Her breezes reach out and bath the nightThen peace is found in the morning light.Yet ...
  • Charlie True

    Phillip at Wachusett The grating of the dried oaks of Wachusettleaf upon layered leafwould shatter the wind’s soft lilting whisperin the sea-pines at Pokanoket.I listen for it nightly in my ...
  • Jason Grundstrom-Whitney

    When We Surrender Raven flew across vast oceansand continentsgathering all that obscures. The flight was heavy;the load immense:greed,envy,lust,hatred. Raven never complained.What was surrenderedcould be absorbed. A great alchemist,Raven burned chaff ...
  • Carol Bachofner

    Water is as essential to our collective lives as the blood pumping through our human hearts. You might correlate our bodies and the body of our Mother. We are connected ...
  • Alice M. Azure--Featured Writer

    CAHOKIA COLLECTS and RESPONSES Ancients of Cahokia,I offer these prayersas a person busy with everydaywork—aware that you alsobusied yourselves aroundour beautiful bottom lands.     I.      Nakun otowanhe ...
  • Sebrena Tomah

    Believe   Hold on, be strong  Finding our strength in who we are  Through our ancestor’s ways  Will help us get through each and every day.  No time for shame or ...