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...

Taapwew

Honesty is a very strong Métis value, and it has a different feel to it than the honesty valued by my European ancestors.  I imagine that most cultures value truthfulness to some degree, and it is in the details of the culture and language that the nuances live.  In...

Find Your Ground

I am reminded by my elders that to “hold our ground” does not mean not to move, but to stay true to our values as we walk. This time of year is a time of celebration in my Indigenous communities.  Many of my relatives are celebrating a new cycle around the sun and...

Eagle Moon Leadership

This week marks the beginning of the first spring moon, a time of uncertainty and excitement which requires both the knowledge of generations and the bravery of youth.  The Eagle Moon highlights the shift in temperatures and daylight hours which calls the Eagle back...