#Spider #Dreams Return, A Spider Legion & Remembering Grandmother

Last night I dreamt of my back covered with spiders, like a mother spider with babies. This was great angst for me, despite spiders being sacred to my heritage who are Apache. Spiders are messengers and I’ve had dreams of them before most especially. Dreaming and visions have been part of the native half of […]

Walk With Strong Belief & Direction #MondayMotivation

I’m glad to be able to wake up each morning, and look forward to talking to my mother, to seeing my son, to seeing what the day brings and continue to learn to hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Whatever happens. I’ve been waking up with new energy and renewed purpose and […]

And Still #IndigenousRising, of course! Post #PresidentialElection 2016

Consider it your wake-up call. The Presidential Election was all a power game for them. Nothing changed for us, whoever’s doing whatever in what is now again the WHITE whitehouse. Will keep doing the work we’ve been doing for centuries healing, surviving, resisting, learning, decolonizing my mind and everything I can touch wherever I may […]

NativeCry.org #NcoaWalk Challenge 2016 & A #Poem

It’s day 4 in the month long walk challenge started by NativeCry Outreach Alliance: At least 1 mile a day each day of the month to raise awareness on native suicide and suicide pprevention. As a survivor, parent of a survivor, writer and counselor, it is a subject both personally and professionally important to me. […]

Thoughts on Our Protectors & Trauma Project for Supporters of #StandingRock

As a Master’s student at MSU Bozeman (Native American Studies), holding a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, and who selectively counsels: intergenerational historical trauma, native mental health, healing and suicide are my main research subjects. I continue a submitted and approved research study on causal factors of native suicide. As a survivor, my focus and […]