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”

What Is Mvskoke Food?

Several months ago, a reader asked if I had run across any traditional Mvskoke recipes. That's a slippery word, "traditional," pointing back in time toward the dim corners of memory, like a flickering flashlight aimed into a very deep cave. How far do you have to go?  How old is traditional?  These are tough questions … Continue reading What Is Mvskoke Food?