Ojibwe song cycle. Poetry by an ojibwe ceremonial teacher and Keeper of the Four Directions Unity Bundle. A sacred song cycle of poetry written during or just before ceremonial events involving sacred pipe and other American Indian rituals. Emphasized is the connection to nature, to the mother earth, to dreaming and to awareness of the soul.
Tribal North American Indians are drowning in an ocean of bad information,on one hand. On the other hand they endure divisive government policies, poverty, isolation, substance abuse and indifference...two severe struggles for a fragile minority in a powerful and modern society. The author has spent his life as a teacher and student of American Indian ceremonies. Part one of a series.