#NDHRAF19

The 2nd annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival will include our storybook, our new myth for the new paradigm, Ochumaré Takes on the Black Snake. #NDHRAF19 Not so long ago, in the realm of myth, the triple goddesses of the Americas summoned Ochumaré, the Rainbow Serpent, to defend the sacred from the desecration of…

Sun Prints – herbs

The winter Solstice is approaching and I’ve come across the sun prints I made this past summer of some of the herbs in my yard: Bidens, Chives, Rue, Sage, Yarrow, Dandelion. I’m nourished by these shadow reminders of my plant allies and neighbors. Sweet dreams, Flora. Rest well in Pachamama. 

The Reckoning; part 1

Oct. 2, 2018 Waning half moon. Black moon conjunct Mars. This is the Reckoning. Last weekend, on the Equinox I was WILD. I knew my self, to be a vessel between heaven and earth, with a huge heart extending through my hands. But in the back of my mind I feared so much light. I…

Moon, Sun & Stars

This is a folk song I learned several years ago while I was living in Northern California. I learned it from a friend who learned it from a friend, as folk songs go. I was told it was written by a trans man in Idaho. People love this song! I think it’s because it’s so…

Ochumare Takes on the Black Snake

FIRST IN THE SERIES: NEW MYTHS FOR THE NEW PARADIGM Ochumaré Takes on the Black Snake is a modern folktale. Part current events and part myth, this illustrated story imagines the divine forces that come to the aid of the Water Protectors in their fight against the Black Snake. Ochumaré the Rainbow Serpent, the two-spirit…

Vessels

The Womb Space Series In attending to the feminine mysteries, I remember my role as a vessel. We are vessels of divine energy. Be a vessel. Make vessels. This is my meditation. I make these ceremonial bowls to honor your womb space, your sacral chakra. I use these ceremonial bowls to make sacred space. Womb…

Kali Came Along

-Update- – Jan. 6, 2019 – BWAHAHAHAHA! (photo of 116th Congress freshmen – credit Vanity Fair) 1/2/2018 Can you hear it crumbling? The mortar is cracked. The bricks and sticks and stones of the fortress that is patriarchy are disintegrating. The walls will be brought down by the voices of women…by the voices of men…

Silver Earrings

These sterling silver earrings are hand-crafted into half domes. This series was first inspired by Hyemeyohsts Storm’s teaching on the Medicine Wheel. The medicine wheel comes to us from the traditions of the Plains People. Its design marks the four directions and the wholeness of our being. The many points that make up the circle…

Etched Mandalas

These Copper Mandalas began as a collaboration with Teresa Albright. Originally designed as a special commission wall plaque, I have since transferred the design to a jewelry scale. This particular mandala design is retired. Each year will offer a new design. 2018 etched mandalas coming soon.   Contact me if you would like to special…