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Community Fundraisers: My sister the anti-torture activist needs help
Heather and her beloved Dan Photo copyright Heather, 2014; all rights reserved. I have a lot of sisters, none of them blood. It doesn't matter; in most cases, we're as close or even closer (than my ...
Aji 07/23/2014 60 55 - -
Community Fundraisers: When Your Own Home Is Killing You
UPDATE: Wings and I are in for $30 via Tonya's GoFundMe site as of this morning. That's $15 from us, and $15 from Kitsap River and Charles CurtisStanley. How many people can we get to match that $...
Aji 03/09/2014 52 72 1 -
Community Fundraisers: More than Shelter, Home
Photo copyright Wings, 2014; all rights reserved It's a basic human need: Shelter. A roof over your head; a floor under your feet. A place to be safe from the elements. But it also needs to be ...
Aji 03/05/2014 86 69 1 -
Community Fundraisers: Walking a Mile In Another Man's Moccasins
In my post of last Saturday , I said that one of the subjects of this site would be helping people who need help. That time is now. Come with me. I want to take you on a little walk in another ...
Aji 02/23/2014 142 86 2 -
Community Fundraisers: Expenses for a Funny, Fierce Kossack Taken Too Soon
January 16th was not a good day. It would have been my father's 90th birthday, and as usual, the date dredged up a lot of things I'd ...
Aji 01/23/2014 70 125 3 -
A Final Christmas Gift: Okiciyap ("We Help")
Aji 12/25/2013 45 55 - -
Gifts
I had a really frustrating, irritating, maddening afternoon. Probably typical for Christmas Eve if one has to be out and about, which I did. But by the time I got home, I was ...
Aji 12/24/2013 121 158 2 -
Kos Katalogue Holiday 2013 Secret Santa: Wings: Hands on Silver
Christmas is a week from today, and we elves are hard at work. Wings has been in the studio most of the last two weeks, creating ...
Aji 12/18/2013 129 46 - -
The Man I Call Cousin [Ojibwa] Starts a New Phase of Life Tomorrow
As the title indicates, the man I call "cousin" — the man this site knows as Ojibwa — today watched the sun set on a ...
Aji 12/13/2013 226 624 7 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Children, Writing, Artifacts, Film, Apps
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 11/04/2013 69 69 - -
Help a Navajo Woman Filmmaker Smash Stereotypes and Support Two-Spirit Rights
In yesterday's edition of "*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News," I led off with what, superficially, seems to be an arts-related story about a film project currently in the works. It's ...
Aji 10/29/2013 70 110 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Imagery and Identity Edition
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 10/28/2013 133 86 1 -
Butterfly Woman: Food Justice in Indian Country, Even Unto the Seventh Generation
This is the fourth year in a row that I've participated in the Daily Kos blogathon to fight hunger in America . It's also the fourth year in a row that I've focused my efforts specifically on the ...
Aji 10/25/2013 23 64 3 -
Butterfly Woman: Announcing the 2013 Blogathon for Food Justice
I'm honored to announce the launch of this year's annual Daily Kos blogathon to fight hunger in America. This year, we're taking a bit of a different approach: We're focusing on food justice ...
Aji 10/22/2013 52 111 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Shutdown, Sentencing Disparities, & Fighting Back
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 10/21/2013 118 66 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Fighting Back Against Colonialism Edition
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 10/14/2013 151 79 1 -
Landmarks and Lodestones.
Yesterday, I responded to the question of what October means to me with a litany of all the things I've loved about it since childhood. And even though I felt guilty omitting it, I didn't want to ...
Aji 10/12/2013 35 56 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Shutdown & SCOTUS, Racism & Redface
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 10/07/2013 123 62 1 -
* New Day * — Of War Chiefs and Red Earth
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 10/02/2013 97 51 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: "Scars Upon Sacred Land" Environmental Edition
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 09/30/2013 108 59 2 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Native Women, Marriage Equality, Cultural Theft
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 09/23/2013 186 74 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Flooding In Indian Country
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 09/16/2013 53 83 1 -
Hummingbirds: Epilogue From Indian Country
So yesterday, I was supposed to post a diary as part of the "Hummingbirds" blogathon on local climate change impacts. And then those local ...
Aji 09/14/2013 58 113 3 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Hotshots & History, Votes & Arts, & a Po-Mo Tonto?
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 09/09/2013 50 72 - -
Hummingbirds: Announcing This Week's Blogathon on Climate Change Impacts
A Note from Aji: This diary was actually written by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse , who organized the blogathon. She developed a scheduling conflict and was unable to post today, so I am doing ...
Aji 09/08/2013 60 118 1 -
RaceGender DiscriminiNATION: Watery Trading Posts, Where the "Trade" Is in Indian Women
Last Sunday,
Aji 09/08/2013 50 98 3 -
Seven Years.
I hate this day. For the past seven years, September 5th has brought nothing but pain and grief. This year, it's exacerbated by other, unrelated issues. But the reminder of the day is always the ...
Aji 09/05/2013 70 128 4 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Labor Day Edition. Including Forced Labor.
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 09/02/2013 93 65 2 -
RaceGender DiscrimiNATION: Indigenous Women at the Crossroads of a "Male-Dominated Dystopia"
This series is, among other things, about the intersectionality of race and gender in this country's culture, both historical and contemporary. Intersectionality is ...
Aji 09/01/2013 74 110 5 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Wind River, Buffalo, Rally, Diabetes, Gaming
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 08/26/2013 86 67 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Adoptions, Education, Environment, Alcohol, Vets
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 08/19/2013 90 77 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Treaties & Lands, Massacre & Mascots, More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 08/12/2013 107 66 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Adoptions, Ethics, Votes, Voices, Markets, Slurs
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 08/05/2013 138 83 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News Special Edition: News from the Navajo Nation
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 07/29/2013 227 79 2 -
UPDATE 2: She's going home anyway. Richmond, Kentucky-area Kossack needed; tonyahky is in the ER
UPDATE 2: We do have a few people on the ground now who are within driving distance. One of them has spoken with her at the hospital, and she will be okay for tonight. People will be checking in ...
Aji 07/27/2013 102 170 1 -
Please Rec/Share: A Diary to Help A Kossack's Children Make It Through Her Surgery
No, not this diary. THIS DIARY. Kossack tonyahky is in desperate need of major surgery. She ...
Aji 07/25/2013 13 21 1 -
* New Day * — The Magpie Diaries
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 07/24/2013 189 60 - -
Please Rec and Share a Diary to Help One of Our Own
No, not this diary. THIS DIARY. Kossack tonyahky is in desperate need of ...
Aji 07/23/2013 4 19 - -
$500 MATCH MET! Community Fundraisers: When Your Own Surgery Risks Hurting Your Disabled Child
UPDATE 5 - LAST UPDATE FOR TONIGHT: WE'VE MADE THE $500 MATCH - THAT'S $1,000 IN A MATTER OF HOURS. I believe we've raised just about $2,000 in actual PayPal donations ...
Aji 07/22/2013 180 228 2 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Kids, Votes, Vets, TV, Rap
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 07/22/2013 150 69 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Reparations, Remains, Unforced Errors, and More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 07/15/2013 234 73 1 -
Kos Katalogue: Kitsap River's Artisanal Jams
We like to eat. A lot, actually; we're serious foodies in this household. But there are a couple of conditions: 1) It has to be healthy. 2) It has to taste good. With a lot of commercial foods, ...
Aji 07/12/2013 52 66 2 -
UPDATED: NEW ITEM! Kos Katalogue: Winglion Quilts and the Community Quilt Project
This is going to be a testimonial diary. We talk a lot at this site about the importance of community. Talk is one thing; it's a lot harder to live it. Harder ...
Aji 07/10/2013 106 74 3 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: POWs, Pipelines, Pitchers, & More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 07/08/2013 176 69 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: SCOTUS, BBBSA, New Admin Initiatives, More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 07/01/2013 176 65 2 -
Sowing - and Sewing - Support for the Community
Now that Netroots Nation is over, it's back to business as usual. But for too many of us, there's not much business at all right now. From all over the country, I keep hearing variations on a theme ...
Aji 06/30/2013 66 82 1 -
* New Day * — This Week In American Indian News: NVRA Win, Doc Films, Maya City, Powwow Monkey?
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 06/24/2013 194 69 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: UNHRC; Invisible Kids; Grant Monies; More Absurdity
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 06/17/2013 157 66 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Education — Money, Grads, Walkout, Feather Fine?
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 06/10/2013 207 67 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Uranium; Artifacts; Remains; Justice? In Memoriam
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 06/03/2013 127 63 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indians News: Warriors, War Crimes, Remains, HIV Rates, Redface
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 05/27/2013 140 68 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Walkout; Failure to Appear; Education; Desecration
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 05/20/2013 105 66 1 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Genocide; Adena Pipe; AIM Art; ICWA Update
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 05/13/2013 121 74 1 -
Wanna See About a Horse?
Nah. In this case, the horse came to see us - about himself. That is, about helping him actually, you know, not die a horrible death. He was left on Wings's family land, immediately adjacent. [...
Aji 05/08/2013 266 391 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: NVRA, Blockades, Guns, Film, Another Elder Gone
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 05/06/2013 155 81 2 -
Kos Katalogue: For Fathers, Father Figures, & the Men In Your Life, from Wings: Hands on Silver
Last weekend, Sara R posted the last diary in the Spring, 2013 edition of the full Kos Katalogue - and yes, as far as I know, this is the last edition of the Kos Katalogue until the winter holidays. ...
Aji 05/01/2013 19 47 1 -
* New Day * — This Week In American Indian News: ICWA Summit Off? Racists, Apps, Movies, Powwows
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 04/29/2013 182 71 1 -
Kos Katalogue: Gifts for Grads and Others from Wings: Hands on Silver
Last weekend, Sara R posted the third diary in the Spring, 2013 edition of the Kos Katalogue. We have dozens of artists, craftspeople, and merchants on this site who create and sell wonderful ...
Aji 04/24/2013 32 50 2 -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Carter Camp's Ponca Nation
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 04/22/2013 191 96 2 -
Kos Katalogue: Ceremonies & Celebrations, Children & Commitments, from Wings: Hands on Silver
Last weekend, Sara R posted the second diary in the Spring, 2013 edition of the Kos Katalogue. We have dozens of artists, craftspeople, and merchants on this site who create and sell wonderful ...
Aji 04/17/2013 12 30 - -
*New Day* — This Week In American Indian News: Stolen Masks, Stolen Children, Sherman Alexie
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 04/15/2013 188 72 1 -
Kos Katalogue: Mother's Day Gifts from Wings: Hands on Silver
IMPORTANT NOTE: I have now had three people in the space of a week tell me that they sent me e-mail through the Contact form on our Web site that I never received. I have no idea how many more there ...
Aji 04/10/2013 40 39 - -
* New Day * — This Week in American Indian News: More On Spirit Lake, Water, UNDRIP, Final Four
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 04/08/2013 149 64 - -
To Stay Aloft, Sometimes Angels Need a Few Extra Feathers for Their Wings
There are a remarkable number of angels in this community. More, frankly, than I would ever have thought possible from a Web site. But even among that number, there are a few who stand out for what ...
Aji 04/02/2013 119 145 4 -
* New Day * - This Week In American Indian News: Congressman Threatens Tribal Council With Violence
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 04/01/2013 120 103 - -
*New Day* - This Week In American Indian News: ICWA Suit; Sequester Again; CodeTalker; More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 03/25/2013 131 69 1 -
Feeding the Body, Feeding the Spirit: Okiciyap (We Help)
Next month - on April 22, to be exact - it will have been one year since Eagle Wings Woman, also known as ...
Aji 03/20/2013 84 61 5 -
*New Day* - This Week In American Indian News: NVRA; Marriage Equality; Education; Sports; Okiciyap
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 03/18/2013 123 57 1 -
Triggers
Her memories go back to infancy, probably no older than age one. It's not a talent or a skill; it just is . It always has been. The earliest memories are mostly not so bad - neutral, at worst. ...
Aji 03/17/2013 76 183 - -
*New Day* - This Week In American Indian News: Sequester; Marriage Equality; Lakota Woman; "Humor?"
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 03/11/2013 133 69 - -
*New Day* - This Week In American Indian News: Wounded Knee '73, 40 Years On, Land Grab & VAWA
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 03/04/2013 80 74 2 -
Black Indians: Remembering Captain Paul Cuffee During Black History Month
Those of us of mixed race are often told we're "not." Not one race or another. Not "mixed race," because that's not a thing . Not a member of any group, or community, or culture, because we're not ...
Aji 02/28/2013 20 66 2 -
*New Day* - This Week in American Indian News: VRA & VAWA, Bones & Boycotts, Massacre & Music & More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 02/25/2013 144 60 - -
* New Day * - This Week in American Indian News: SotIN, Greed, GRAMMYS, More
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 02/18/2013 63 66 - -
*New Day* This Week in American Indian News - Mascots, Fashion, & Lots of Action +New Kossack Events
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 02/11/2013 126 62 1 -
* New Day * - Featuring Monday's "This Week In American Indian News"
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 02/04/2013 124 55 - -
Indian Child Removal: Racism, "Perverse Financial Incentives," and Willful Violation of the ICWA
Two days ago, on January 31, the Lakota People's Law Project submitted a report to Congress documenting allegations first reported via an NPR investigation in 2011: that South Dakota's state child ...
Aji 02/02/2013 156 235 8 -
BREAKING: James Hood Dies: Defied Wallace; Integrated U of Alabama
A hero left us yesterday. Photo credit: The Birmingham News/Tamika ...
Aji 01/18/2013 82 153 2 -
The Republic of NGOs, Patournalism, and Embarrassment of the Privileged: Haiti Three Years On
It's been three years since le goudou-goudou , the day in Haiti when Mother Earth rose up, flung her arms out in despair, and wept such great shuddering, wracking sobs that more than 200,000 of her ...
Aji 01/12/2013 50 33 1 -
"How to Catch an ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT" ~ Taco Cid, West Columbia, S.C.
CORRECTION: Restaurant is in West Columbia, S.C., not Charleston. I'm too blind to read properly, apparently. Sorry, all; I'm sicker than the proverbial dog, so I haven't been around much and ...
Aji 01/08/2013 62 60 1 -
Touching the Light
It's New Year's Day. In some traditions, it's a day to go visiting, calling house to house to share food and drink and fellowship with neighbors, friends, and family. In some traditions, it's a ...
Aji 01/01/2013 108 91 3 -
New Year's Eve Blessings
On this New Year's Eve morn, it looked like this outside: The world wrapped in a white blanket, bitterly cold and starkly beautiful:
Aji 12/31/2012 211 95 3 -
MORE MATCHING FUNDS! Ending Violence Against Indian Children: Okiciyap, Before Year's End
As I write this, it's 11 degrees and snowing in Isabel, South Dakota. With the wind chill, it feels like one degree above zero. The high today was supposed to get all the way up to 15, but the ...
Aji 12/27/2012 155 109 3 -
The Grieving Room: Dhaa'maa/Nizise
A note from Aji: The diary begins below the jump. The first part is by Wings, in memory of his father. As with the diary memorializing Wings's brother , I've merely transcribed his own words and ...
Aji 12/17/2012 79 74 1 -
In the Holiday Spirit, and in Memory of Eagle Wings Woman: Holiday Cheer for Selfless Volunteers
WE DID IT!!! $1,900.03 AT 8:45 PM MST! Georgia Little Shield (1959-2012) Seven and a half short months ago, on April 22, 2012, another light went out of this cold world: a beautiful ...
Aji 12/13/2012 83 80 1 -
Kos Katalogue: Orange Elves Have Been Busy - Give 'Em a Hand.
As I said in last night's full Kos Katalogue diary: THIS YEAR, SANTA'S ELVES ARE WEARING ORANGE. For those of you who don't yet know, here's how it works: Sara R has conceived of yet another ...
Aji 12/05/2012 30 41 - -
Kos Katalogue: Here's Your Chance to Play Secret Santa!
THIS YEAR, SANTA'S ELVES ARE WEARING ORANGE. For those of you who don't yet know, here's how it works: Sara R has conceived of yet another brilliant idea for the holidays for those of us who ...
Aji 12/04/2012 68 65 5 -
Okiciyap: You Never Know How Far Your Impact Reaches
Today, we're officially launching a fundraising drive to provide a small thank-you for each of the 17 regular volunteers at the Okiciyap food pantry on the Cheyenne River Reservation in Isabel, ...
Aji 11/29/2012 114 107 9 -
Kos Katalogue: Secret Santa for peregrine kate & others from Wings: Hands on Silver
BE MORE THAN A SECRET SANTA: Fineena needs our help. Please go to Ono's diary here , and give what you can. She does BEAUTIFUL scarves and crochet work, so if you can buy something from her, all ...
Aji 11/28/2012 26 65 1 -
Community Fundraiser: Goal Met! Bless this community ♥
What happens when one of your four-legged family members becomes suddenly, obviously, gravely ill? If it's an animal with a medical history that makes the illness readily-identifiable, then you ...
Aji 11/27/2012 148 122 2 -
The Propane Project: Giving Thanks by Giving to Those Who Need Our Help Most
For most of the country, it's Thanksgiving Day. People are indoors, warm and safe, enjoying good food and the company of family and friends. I think it's pretty safe to say that anyone here ...
Aji 11/22/2012 48 92 2 -
* NEW DAY * - How Do You Give Thanks? Newest Groups: Dallas, N. Carolina, Pittsburgh, NYHudson Val!
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
Aji 11/21/2012 174 55 - -
Kos Katalogue: Wings: Hands on Silver Native Art and Photography
As you may already have seen, Sara has conceived of yet another brilliant idea for the holidays for those of us who participate in the Kos Katalogue merchant program: If you're interested in a ...
Aji 11/11/2012 84 47 2 -
We Won - With NDN Votes. Time to Help Save NDN Lives.
I know everyone's still celebrating last night's many victories. So am I. And I could not be more proud that our votes - NDN votes - were the deciding factor in ensuring the ...
Aji 11/07/2012 81 90 7 -
GOTV: Underserved Populations Need Our Help Now
Yes, we voted. Last Tuesday, October 30. We were lucky enough to be able to go down to the county courthouse in the morning, wait in a (mercifully short) line, provide our identifying information ...
Aji 11/03/2012 52 57 - -
It's Native American Heritage Month & Time to Save Lives: 2012 Reservation Propane Drive
I know our East Coast Kossacks are still reeling from Sandy. I know the election is less than a week away. I know people's minds, hearts, and wallets are focused elsewhere. But on this, the ...
Aji 11/01/2012 60 78 7 -
Ghosts
I know. It's that time of year. My ghosts aren't the kind dressed in an old cotton sheet, ringing the doorbell and holding a bag already half-filled with future cavities. They aren't the wispy, ...
Aji 10/12/2012 147 198 3 -
Water in the Desert: Helping a Kossack, Artist, and Good Samaritan (Photo-Heavy)
The desert is not an easy place; every bit and breath of life here is hard-fought, hard-won. And yet, it holds a stark and terrible beauty. We live in the desert. We also live in - or, rather,
Aji 09/30/2012 166 153 12 761
Hunger in Indian Country: Food Banks Running Out of Food. Okiciyap (We Help).
This is going to be quick, dirty, and direct. I've written at considerable length about how severe the food shortages are generally in our Native communities. About how many too reservations are ...
Aji 09/23/2012 295 216 11 770
When a Friend Is Underwater: Kossack ramara Needs Our Help
Ever feel like your whole life is underwater? I've felt that way all too often. And too many other Kossacks know all too well what that feeling is like. But what happens when you're underwater ...
Aji 09/12/2012 58 49 1 314
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