Happy Fourth of July from the reservation
This year Independence Day arrived while I was working on a reservation. There were fireworks and beer - purchased elsewhere, for this is a dry county - and the usual assortment of delicious unhealthy foods, and yet I was not exactly in the United States.
Remember the Removal Bike Riders complete 950-mile journey
Pat Watkins, Elizabeth Burns, Jamekah Rios, Katie Sneed, Tye Carnes, Chance Rudolph, Zane Scullawl, Adriana Collins, Keeley Godwin, Cassie Moore, Charli Barnoskie, Ty Bushyhead Boyd, Russell Bigmeat, Madison Taylor, Noah Collins, Richie Sneed, Jordan McLaren, Kelsey Owle, Jacob Chavez and Ride Coordinator Joseph Erb at the Oklahoma State line.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
National Park Hosts "Women's Work" Event
This festival honors the vast contributions made by the women of Southern Appalachian, and showcases lifeways that women used to keep their families going in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.