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The Door

The gods of the Ad Seg (The Hole) world control the doors. They open and close at their wills. No resident of the hole has any control over the opening and closing of the doors, but... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

The Council speaks

WINNIPEG-We are pleased to bring back the popular column, "The Council Speaks." This column answers questions you have about faith and heritage. Send your questions to "The Council... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

When SADness Strikes

Do you feel an unaccountable sense of heavy blues during the winter months? You just might be dealing with SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that displa... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

Adrienne Lyle (b. 1985), Olympian

Cherokee Nation citizen Adrienne Lyle was born in Coupeville, Washington. She was reared on Whidbey Island, Washington on a small cattle ranch. In 2005 Lyle worked part-time with... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

Our Heavenly Father Tends His Garden

I was not impressed; they looked like a bunch of small confused trees that planted themselves upside down with only gnarly roots sticking out. Even in winter, evergreens retain... — Updated 2/1/2019

 
 By Crying Wind    Perspectives 

A Gold Star Day

I'm glad 2018 is over. It was one of the worst years of my life, it wasn't the worst, but it was in the top five list of worst years. My family went through a lot of unexpected... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

Laugh Again

It's the start of a New Year. A new beginning. New hope. Some people resolve to get some exercise-to start walking between the fridge and the couch, rather than using a scooter.... — Updated 2/1/2019

 
 By Kristi Neace    Perspectives 

Be the Light

It seems like our world is quickly growing dark. So much violence and hatred and disunity. In short, we are broken.  The Bible tells us this . . . "At that time many will turn... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

Healing the Heart through Discipline

Often, when we hear the word discipline, we don't associate it with healing in our hearts and our lives. We often look for words such as comfort and empathy and understanding. In... — Updated 2/1/2019

 
 By Becky Kew    Perspectives 

The Powerful Reminder

A friend of mine came into a drop-in center the other day waving an item in her arm and announcing that the new phone books were in. At that moment, another friend was reminded of... — Updated 2/1/2019

 

A Note from Kene . . .

I watched this year as the summer season morphed to fall. It happened quite abruptly as the September snow fell on the green leaves and grass of an ecosystem that wasn't quite... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Letters

Today I write this to offer my apologies for all the pain my people instilled upon yours (Native North Americans). Ninety percent of my friends are Native, as is my fiancé, and at this time I would like to offer my heart, my soul... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Health Tips for the Holidays

Enhance your chances of having a happy holiday by keeping these healthy tips in mind! 1. Wash your hands often. This time of year lots of people are out and about who shouldn't be. You'll find their germs all over the place, even o... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Patricia Michaels (b. 1967)

When we think about Native American fashion design, traditional aesthetics usually come to mind-intricate beading, fringe and feathers, silver and turquoise-elements that have... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

The Broken Doll

I was in a junk store a few years ago, it's one of my favorite places to shop. I like used books, and sometimes I find an odd cup or old plate that catches my fancy. Everything in t... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Christmas Traditions

My older brothers had a favorite Christmas tradition. They used to save up the cardboard tubes from rolls of wrapping paper and whap me with them Christmas Eve until my mother made... — Updated 11/24/2018

 
 By Becky Kew    Perspectives

Slave or Free?

Is there something that calls your name? Relentless and seeming sweet, it will cast no blame. It lures and pushes our buttons inside; when we run to it, it seems like a good place... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

God Uses Small Things to Accomplish Great Things

This past year, I focused my articles on chapters from my book, Walking with the Creator Along the Narrow Road. The book grew out of my own search for direction and healing. I had... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

Healing the Heart through Living Water

The Gospel of John has a heart-warming story of a woman at a well in chapter four. This story takes place in an area where there were mixed race people called the Samaritans. The... — Updated 11/24/2018

 

During the Dash-Time

Finally! It looked like we were really going on vacation. My husband had finished his doctor appointments and felt fine for our first vacation since his cancer diagnosis. My son and I had taken time off work. My daughter had... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

Altered Identity

"Stand on the red-painted feet," the officer ordered. "Don't smile. This is not Sears Portrait Studio." With my feet now on the red feet, I stood in front of a massive glass wall... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

When Darkness Comes

When a person commits suicide, every person in the immediate and extended family is touched to some extent. This was a good family, not without problems, but overall a good family... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

I Hate to Exercise

I hate to exercise. I mean really hate to exercise, but my doctor says I need to exercise. He lists a dozen health benefits. It helps avoid heart disease and diabetes, controls... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

Marjorie Louise Tallchief (b. 1926)

Known as one of the Five Moons, celebrated ballerina Marjorie Louise Tallchief (Osage descent) was the younger sister of acclaimed ballerina, Maria Tallchief. Marjorie was born in... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

The Legend of Young Beaver

"Life isn't fair!" Tayanita, Young Beaver complained. "I work all day gnawing down trees and building dams while the other animals in the forest do nothing but eat and sleep. How I... — Updated 9/10/2018

 

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