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Monday, April 28, 2014

Keystone Snake

Winona LaDuke and Faith Spotted Eagle Make A Stand

by John Isaiah Pepion, 2014

You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mother's bosom? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest.
You ask me to dig for stones! Shall I dig under her skin for bones? Then when I die I cannot enter her body to be born again…


We may recall Wovoka as the founding voice of the movement referred to by ethnologists as Ghost Dance, or Spirit Dance.


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