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Monthly Archives: March 2014
Dindiisah, Making In-Roads, and Never Say Goodbye: Published in Kimiwan zine, Issue #2, Spring 2013.
Dindiisah Are they Starlings or Swallows? I don’t know. We’ll just call them by their Nishnaabe name, Dindiisah. –Din-Dee-Saawh– Their wings shaped like A fighter jet’s, All collar bone, protruding shoulders, elbows, feather-tips slicing through the air two inches above … Continue reading
Two Spirit, originally published as “Reclaiming Two-Spirit” in Issue 25, Winter 2013 of Shameless magazine (on display until April 2014), the Love & relationships issue
Two Spirit What does two-spirit mean? There is a lot of confusion around the term two-spirit. I’ve been told that the words ‘niizh mnidoowag’ originally came to an Elder in a dream. And later these words were selected as … Continue reading
#oldpeopleproblems#dimentia#ojibwaygranny, and Wiisagendam originally published in Kimiwan Zine, issue #4, 2013
#oldpeopleproblems#dimentia#ojibwaygranny “Did you see my canoe, when you came in?” my grandma asks –we don’t live near water– “You haven’t lived on the Sevanne river in a long time grandma!” “Did you catch any fish today?” my grandma … Continue reading