Spirit of the Seasons, part 10: Wenabozho and the Gift of the Blueberries
Updated: Aug 2
Miini-giizis (Blueberry Moon) / Abitaa-niibino-giizis (Middle of the Summer Moon)( (July 3, 2023)
Last night, in the early morning, another full moon has risen, indicating the start of what some of us call Miini-giizis: "Blueberry Moon." The image, a painting I did yesterday, depicts the full Blueberry Moon shining her light on our friend and teacher Wenabozho, who, despite his infinite wisdom, feasts on the ripe blueberries. Well, "indulges" is a better description, because anyone who is familiar with the Wenabozho stories knows that he always tends to overdo things. He just doesn't know when to stop...
Illustration: Wenabozho and the Gift of the Blueberries ©2023 Zhaawano Giizhik