The East

In a traditional Métis understanding of the world, each season comes with specific teachings.  In the time of first contact with other cultures on turtle island, the medicine wheel was created as a tool to help outsiders understand our way of looking at and being in...

Moostoos Ohtsi

My favourite of the spring teachings is the one about Moostoos Ohtsi or Buffalo’s Belly Button. As it has been shared with me, the buffalo would trek to the northern prairies to come together as one herd so that they could mate and have their calves in the early...

Entering Goose Moon

Our moon names and teachings may seem cute or flippant to some, but each comes with a wealth of knowledge and understanding about the world and how to live in it, Goose Moon is no exception.  By mindfully watching and engaging with our relatives, our ascended...

The Earth’s Reflection

As the last of the Eagle moon fades away I am drawn to the teachings of cycles and the stories I have been gifted describing humans as a reflection of the natural world.  Stories of the delicate balaans of ecosystems and all of their contributing parts reflected...