Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Origin Of Disease And Medicine

A Cherokee Myth

November 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Origin of Strawberries

She sat down, but the longer she waited the stronger became her desire for her husband, and at last she gathered a bunch of the finest berries and started back along the path to give them to him. He met her kindly and they went home together.

July 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

Chard deNiord: I stand beneath the mountain with an illiterate heart

The darkness of my sacred ignorance enlightens me.

June 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Mobilize

In her short film Mobilize, Caroline Monnet – a Canadian filmmaker and artist of French and Algonquin origin – uses archival documentary footage to honor the restless diligence of Canada’s indigenous people.

May 26, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: Way of Giants

In a forest of gigantic trees, Oquirá a six year old indigenous girl, will challenge her destiny and learn to understand the cycle of life.

March 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Audio: “Moon Dancer” by Cherokee flute player Mark Hicks

There are many stories about how different Native American peoples invented the flute. In one tale, woodpeckers pecked holes in hollow branches while searching for termites; when the wind blew … Continue reading

December 27, 2015 · 3 Comments

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