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Lore Weavers: Coyote Tales…

* Coyote is a Native American culture hero, buffoon, and trickster figure who mixes animal and human traits to mostly comic, often catastrophic, and sometimes salutary effect. * The world in which Coyote moves can be conceived as a parallel … Continue reading

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An Imperious Impulse: Shadow Lands…

* … “You must guard against your propensity to act foolishly, Coyote,” said Death Spirit. “Yes,yes,” said Coyote, “I will do just as you say, as always.” “Very well,” said Death Spirit, “you will travel for five days and cross … Continue reading

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An Imperious Impulse: Lodge of the Dead…

* …It happened that Coyote’s wife was sitting near the entrance to the Lodge of the Dead. “Sit here, next to your wife,” said Death Spirit. Coyote could not see anything. It looked to him like he was standing in … Continue reading

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An Imperious Impulse…

  * Coyote’s wife became ill and died. Coyote was devastated and did nothing but howl for the loss of her. The Great Spirit tired of the eternal racket Coyote had set up and sent Death Spirit to calm him. … Continue reading

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Tee Pee Tales: Each to his Own…

* One day Turtle made ready to go on the war-path. His comrades Live-Coals, Ashes, Bulrush, Grasshopper, Dragonfly and Pickerel determined to go with him. They set out together in good spirits but on the morning of their first camp … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Fin Cop…

* …On the screen of inner sight a single glowing point of light that seems farther than the farthest star, yet closer than the sun. Between her and the light nothing but the streaks of passage… a stream of movement, … Continue reading

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Carrots and Coals: Green and Grey…

* …A hand extended, smiling eyes unseen but felt. She takes the hand, stiff after the long vigil in the chill of night, accepting assistance to regain her feet. The grass is cold, frost biting her bare toes. Above, a … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Shift…

* The stone is warm beneath her back. Above her the clear blue of the sky is powdered with clouds, barely moving. It is sheltered here in the circle, the earthen banks of the henge protecting the centre from the … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Vision-Quest…

* …The key to Arbor Low is to regard the stones as always having been laid flat. That way they immediately begin to speak and the first thing they say has to do with time. Wen ‘got’ a clock-face and … Continue reading

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Sheer Fantasy… Stuart France

* Ish-na-e-cha-ge, First-Born-Being, roamed among the Animal-Nations. He understood their ways and their languages. They beheld him in wonder and awe and could do nothing without his knowledge. He pitched his tent in the centre of the land and no … Continue reading

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