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Ohútkȟaŋ Origins No. 353

If you get troubled, go and sit by the river. The flowing water will take your troubles away.

Sometimes we get mixed up and we don’t know what to do. 42 more words

Lakota

Song Of The Week: You Never Change

When I first heard this song, I couldn’t get it out of my head. It is such a beautiful song. A lot of meaning. I heard it at this year’s Newday festival. 22 more words

Life

O Great Spirit

O Great Spirit, alighting in silence
circling slowly in my heart
wingtips trembling in the current
as you circle
circle
circle
spiraling through the expanse

– for Katie Reimer

© Meisaan Chan

Poetry

Chippewa Folklore: The Legend of the Sleeping Bear

This is a Native American legend from the Chippewa people that tells how North Manitou Island and South Manitou island, were created in the Great Lake now called Lake Michigan and how the… 1,462 more words

Legend

I have lived with mental health problems for twenty years now, give or take a couple.  I had a mental break down when I was in my twenties and that was a really interesting experience. 408 more words

Thoughts And Feelings