Tag Archives: Mythology

Hare-Skin in Moon-Face… Stuart France

* Sister-Sun and Sister-Moon walked side by side in the sky… Both were cold. * One day they caught a hare, skinned it, and put it in a cooking-pot to stew… * While the hare was stewing The two sisters … Continue reading

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Being a Philosopher… Stuart France

* It cannot be taught. It can only be known from experience. The chattering world is forever formulating conceptions of the philosophical states… They are all false. Continue reading at Stuart France

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White-Skunk seeks medicine VII… Stuart France

* … Rice-Bird now knew the thing that Skunk feared and he began to throw his voice in a whistle from Skunk’s back-pack. “Ugh!” cried Skunk when he heard the whistle and he turned and fled in the opposite direction. … Continue reading

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White-Skunk seeks medicine III… Stuart France

* ‘Please stop when you remember We work together Anyway… All right.’ – Shaman Blues * …That night as Skunk was going along he came to the camp of the Clever Fellows. He saw them all far off because there … Continue reading

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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle VI… Stuart France

* … As Skunk neared the ledge of the cliff-face, buttock first, Eagle picked up the round stone out of the fire and threw it at him. The hot stone tore through Skunks body, and out through his mouth, carrying … Continue reading

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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle V… Stuart France

* … So, Skunk squirted musk into the water. The place where the water was immediately went dry and Eagle and his wives disappeared. Soon the water surged back in again and when Skunk looked he could still see Eagle … Continue reading

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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle IV… Stuart France

* …Eagle arrived back at the lodge before Skunk. He seized the Plover sisters and trampled on their bellies until little skunks lay scattered all about on the ground. Then Eagle gathered up his belongings and left the lodge, taking … Continue reading

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Poetic Mead – Paul Andruss

Reblogged from Odds and Sods: Cauldron of Inspiration warmed by the breath of nine maidens (Celtic Myths and Legends by Charles Squire with illustration by Ernest Wallcousins 1912)   Mead is an alcoholic drink made entirely from honey, or honey … Continue reading

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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle III… Stuart France

* … When Eagle returned from the hunt he said to Skunk, “tomorrow you will come with me when I go hunting.” “But, Brother, I am no hunter,” protested Skunk. “Nevertheless, you will pick up a deer I brought down … Continue reading

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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle II… Stuart France

* …Eagle and Skunk retired to their beds after eating. Before long Skunk began to laugh out loud. “You are very annoying,” said Eagle, “what is so funny that it is worth keeping me awake?” “We have mice,” said Skunk, … Continue reading

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