Flin flon — Quading through the bush as we were hunting, we came across this railway path and it just looked so beautiful with all the colors that spoke so calmly. As we sat for a bit in silence just taking in the beauty of the scenery just put me at peace with myself. Although we didn’t see a moose that day, it is moments like this that I cherish when I am out with my husband and away from my hectic daily ho...
Aireys inlet — When I was a kid in Oklahoma, seventy years ago, storytelling happened mainly at bedtime. And it wasn’t much associated with the idea of truth. The stories we heard were of the fairy tale and fable...
Chinle — Or as the Navajo put it: “walk in beauty.” With beauty before me I walk, With beauty behind me I walk, Beauty below and above. I finish in beauty. In 1855 one Jonathan Letherman reported to the Sm...
The pas — We can see the Buffalo of the Great Plains stretching for miles in this picture. We are so busy in our everyday lives that we sometimes fail to stop and enjoy the simpler things of nature. The Great...
In South Dakota, USA and came across a beautiful carving of the white buffalo. Loving the country here. Very Beautiful!
My friend was a victim to racism between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous. It resulted in a near death attack.
I've always been aware of the line divided between our two main race occupants of Portage..
Ever since I found out this was an old Indian residential school I've never looked at it the same..
This statue is just one of the few in this little city. Yet I had no idea it had such meaning to the First Nations.
As much as my community loves to hunt the local white tail deer as carried on from the Indigenous people we also share that special love for them.
The Seven Teachings are part of the First Nations Peoples lives, living on the Prairies here in Canada
Legend of the Lakota Sioux
Brandon, Manitoba Industrial School
Suicide on reserves
Alcoholism on reserves
Susan, Swampy Cree Woman.
Pike Lake Culture Daylocal artist: Solomon Colomb 2002
Fort Desjarlais (1836-1858)Fort Desjarlais is remembered as the largest fort, most prominent and most successful of the Souris River trading posts in the fur trading days in Manitoba.
John Norquay (1841-1889) First Metis Premier of Manitoba.
A look back to The Oka Crisis, 13 years ago.Part of my Winter Count
Pearl exclaims;"Can I help you with your homework"
The ulu knife, traditionally the handle is made from caribou antler or walrus ivory. The blade was made of slate, until metal was introduced during the Fur Trade.
Art from Baffin Island.
"The legend of the White Horse"
Growing up on reserve
Weaving Stories and TraditionsStorytelling and weaving are treasured aspects of indigenous peoples. Much time is put into both the weaving of the basket and the weaving of a story.
My Christmas present
A picture of The Plains Indian Buffalo Hunt, by my son, in grade 6.
Pelicans having fun during the summer! My granddaughter thought they were the storks bringing another baby!
As the season changes and brings new colors, so does the wildlife that we have here in Manitoba Canada!
Wanted to go swimming, she made a few new friends and all they had to say was quack, quack, quack!
Braelynn loves the annual pow wow we have here. She has fun and it fills my heart with pride as I watch her dance.
What an unexpected surprise when you are out only traveling and not hunting. He had just made it across the highway.
Wanuskewin heritage park website
My Métis sash
A gift from my father
The métis people in North America
Learning about my ancestry
Indigenous weaving from the Maldives
Taking a moment to pose for a picture, she really gets so excited when the older girls, ladies invite her to dance with them.