Indigenous Peoples Category

From Dream to Reality

A dream written down with a date becomes a goal A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.     – Greg S. Reid I began with the dream of writing a best selling book. I set a date, and then another date, and […]

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An All Alaska Performance

On October 24, 2015, I performed in Animalia, A Wearable Arts Show in Homer, Alaska. When the director, Asia Freeman, invited me to participate, I said, “I’m a storyteller, not a designer.”  I found a Raven creation tale that offered a perfect finale. As I worked on the story, I found different versions, so I […]

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Animalia – A Unique Storytelling Performance

Tonight, 10/24/2015, I will perform in my first stage show in years. I tell a story for the finale of this unique fashion show/storytelling performance. Homer has a 30 year history of annual wearable arts fashion shows. This year the conveners wanted to take a break and the Bunnell Arts Center needed a fund-raising project for […]

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Practice Gratitude with the Avaaz Community

Avaaz Photo I have participated in Avaaz internet actions for years. For those who do not know, in the words of the Avaaz team, Avaaz is an extraordinary community of hopeful, practically idealistic people who choose to sign a petition or donate money when no one is looking. This organization has successfully delivered petitions, with millions […]

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Honor the Living – Native American Heritage Day

The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers The 28th day of the eleventh month of the year 2320 – around the world the drums beat and the earth shakes with the rhythm of dancing feet. The original ones, the keepers of sacred cultures, called “the people” in their hundreds of languages, celebrate their success for […]

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