Tag Archives | Indigenous wisdom

Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq | The ice is speaking

  IN THE DEEP WINTER of 1963 two young Eskimo-Kalaallit men went hunting and came to the big wall and did their ceremony. As they did so, they noticed that water was coming out of the Big Ice way up the wall. When they returned and told the Elders of that strange phenomenon, no one believed them. How could water move, when the temperature has been less than minus 30 […]

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MOON Shine | The Earth speaks

“Wherever forests have not been mowed down, wherever the animal is recessed in their quiet protection, wherever the Earth is not bereft of four-footed life – that to the white man is an ‘unbroken wilderness.’ But for us there was no wilderness; nature was not dangerous but hospitable; not forbidding but friendly. Our faith sought the harmony of man with his surroundings; the other sought the dominance of surroundings. For […]

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Anthony Rubino | When serendipity touches a journey

  There is something liberating about going on a journey. It frees the spirit and opens the door to encountering new and exciting experiences. If you’re lucky, the fates might steer a bit of serendipity your way. A “wrong turn” on the road leads you to discover an old castle; an architectural gem you find fascinating. Maybe a chance meeting with a poet in a café livens up your sightseeing day […]

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