The Ways of Learning

Knowledge was inherent in all things. The world was a library… -Chief Luther Standing Bear   Every living thing in the universe must learn. This means you, me your pets, the squirrel in the snow, everything. We all learn form our surroundings and our elders. To have knowledge is to survive. To learn is to…

The Ways Of The Land

In art class at school, we had a holiday party. Everyone brought in food and we exchanged presents. We gave our presents to our “secret snowman”. My gift was a book, a wonderful book titled “The Wisdom of the Native Americans.” I will be sharing what I learn with you as I read quotes from famous…

Be Yourself

People expect women to be perfect. Beautiful. Long straight hair, thick eyelashes, no blemishes. But that is not the real world. We are all imperfect and that is what makes us perfect. You don’t have to wear makeup if you dont want. You dont have to conceal yourself or straighten your hair if that is…

December 4-8

Project Starting Over is a go! I had to tweak a few things in terms of posters, flyers, and handouts, but hopefully they are now satisfactory. Project Starting Over will start on December 4 and last all week at my high school. From the 4th to the 8th, I will be collecting an assortment of hygienic products for people in…

Transformations

There comes a point in a girl’s life when she is no longer a girl. She changes. She goes into a cocoon. Then she emerges as a woman, a butterfly. I used to be an innocent caterpillar. I was happy and carefree. I did well in school but hated math. The math workbook was awful.…

Project Starting Over

This new project is designed to help the people of my community. People who have been homeless and have mental health disabilities need our help. They need help restarting their lives. They only have enough money for the necessities, not for the things you and I take for granted. Things like toothpaste, a hair brush,…