Tasahcuce, “Little Spring”

In the spring Mvskoke people lightly turn to thoughts of love and wild onions, if not necessarily in that order. Writing at the gloomy close of the nineteenth century, Mvskoke poet Alexander Posey was glad to hear "a lone bird sing" amid the "frosty winds" of winter's end, announcing "the warm smile of Spring." Posey … Continue reading Tasahcuce, “Little Spring”

Return to Your Roots

Three years ago, the National Congress of American Indians adopted a resolution “Supporting a National Mandatory Program to Reduce Climate Change Pollution and Promote Renewable Energy.” Global warming is already affecting native communities in Alaska, and rising temperatures will bring drought to many in the central and western United States.  Pollution-related damage to “weather, food … Continue reading Return to Your Roots