Susie Haida Life is an Indigenous YouTuber who is attempting to create a community on YouTube for Indigenous people. Although I am not on YouTube (for now) I did want to support her efforts by responding to the Tag she created here!
via Daily Prompt: Legend When I tell someone I'm native, a few questions arise. They all think they're creative, but nothing is a surprise. . "Tell me about a legend, about the woman from the sky. I have a small obsession, with myths from times-gone-by." . "I could tell you a few," I rapidly reply. … Continue reading Poem: The Stuff of Legends
My identity as an Indigenous person has been a struggle for me. Read on if you'd like to find out why I sometimes have trouble identifying myself as Metis. As I've discussed before, identifying yourself is one of the very first things you do when you are participating in an event, class or workshop within the … Continue reading Why I Hesitate to Call Myself Metis
My tattoo is: ᑭᔮᒼ (kiyâm) It means: oh well, it's okay, never mind, think nothing of it, so much for this, anyway, rather, let it be, let there be no further delay, please, let's go then, do so, quietly. This word has a very personal meaning to me, which is why I decided to give myself … Continue reading Cree Word of the Week: Nov. 28
This week I have a bit of a throwback for you. I made this video in 2014 to enter in a video contest. It speaks to an issue close to my heart. It's about balancing Indigenous traditional life with modern day life. Honestly looking back on makes me cringe, and I hate the sound of … Continue reading Why Not Both?