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Love Stories from the Land of Many Lakes, part 17: Fire in My Heart

Updated: Apr 7, 2022

Onaabani-giizis/Onaabdin-giizis (Snowcrust Moon), March 27, 2022



Only eagles and turtles

Can look beyond today

But let us act as if we were a miigis shell

And the great bright Fisher Star

That dwell and shine in the Forever Sky

Then, go with me as far as you can

And I will go with you

We will fly with the Thunderbirds

While there is breath in my body

And fire in my heart.

- Free after Alaxchiiaahush (1848 – 1932)


Illustration: Fly With the Thunderbirds ©2022 Zhaawano Giizhik

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