Featuring Buddy, camp mascot and head of security, Edmonton 2020
When someone passes away, many Native people say that they do not die, but instead “walk on.” This implies a continuation of a journey rather than an endpoint on a linear path.
https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2340627/dakota-(sioux)-memorial—1862 After listening to the bishop and personally reviewing the trial records, Lincoln commuted the death sentence for all but thirty-eight prisoners. At 10 am on December 26, 1862, the condemned men, chanting the Dakota deathsong, marched in single file to a scaffold guarded by 1,400 troops in full battle dress.
10pm, Edmonton, July sky
Old family photograph with an overlay of John Weaver bronze “The Man on the Hill”
Hal Stone – friend, mentor, co-creator of Voice Dialogue, and The Psychology of the Selves with Sidra Stone, and loving father guide of Tamar.
Another beauty, in shape and song, that takes me back to the ranch.
Links to an audio of the poem and the meadowlark’s song are below: