Operation Lady Justice Isn’t

Forgive my cynicism but the notion that the United States (or any state’s) government can effectively intervene or investigate the causes and solutions for Missing and Murdered Indigenous women is utter horseshit and an exercise in hypocrisy. On November 26, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order creating a White House task force on... Continue Reading →

The Isolation of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Efforts

Rallies, walks, task forces, songs and billboards, conventions and commissions across the the US and Canada have convened to bring attention to missing and murdered indigenous women and children but the refrain, "What are you talking about?" remains common outside indigenous communities.  It's still out of sight, out of mind; mirroring the intention of putting... Continue Reading →

Oh, Sir

Have you forgotten that the mountains talk to each other, that they're braided like roots? That the river you think is dry, isn't? That the wind shifts and spins as well as sand and speaks like the Ancestors do? That their voices--those of the ones you tell the stories to in the dark--can be heard... Continue Reading →

Buried Bodies and Buried Truths

Enforced disappearances.  Disappearances of Indigenous women and children from the Americas that are aided and abetted by local, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies across the continent, by those in the highest reaches of the United States and other militaries, private industry, local, state and federal houses of legislature, and government-owned multimillion dollar enterprises. All... Continue Reading →

The Mother

  The Mother of the Sea The Mother of the Rivers The Mother of the Mountains The Mother of the Trees The Mother of the mud and magma, her primordial ooze that made man. And the Mothers in the wind, that dance amongst the starlit trails and leave their footprints in the sand.   Daughters... Continue Reading →

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