For Patricia Fiske – Copper today and gold forever – and for everyone who fits into your empty hugs.
Patricia Fiske sings Stormy Weather – August 6th, 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.
16 years later, her friends are still holding the “Colours of Tiltan” annual memorial swim meet.
George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis today.
In loving memory of my son-in-law’s father Dr. Fred Bullock