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White-Skunk seeks medicine II… Stuart France

* ‘How you must have stopped and wondered How I must feel Out on the meadows While you roam the fields.’ – Shaman Blues * … So Skunk went on the land but before long he accidentally stood on and … Continue reading

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White-Skunk seeks medicine… Stuart France

* “There will never be another one, like you. There will never be another one who can, do the things you do.” Shaman Blues * …”My musk-sac… my power,” cried Skunk as he drifted along the river on his raft … 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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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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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle… Stuart France

* In the beginning, Skunk and Eagle shared a dwelling. Eagle hunted for food and Skunk prepared it to eat. “Never approach my bed when I am out hunting,” said Eagle, “you will cause it to reek with your stench.” … Continue reading

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“O’ Coyote…

* We welcome you to our sacred space… …We seek your help, in bringing balance and harmony into the world of our younger cousins. With your permission we will work with your spirit, to enlighten and initiate our younger brethren … Continue reading

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Considering White-Skunk III… Stuart France

* That White-Skunk possess power is not in doubt. Bald-Eagle himself is wary of it. The point at issue is the uses to which that power is put. White-Skunk uses his power as a weapon to serve his own ends … Continue reading

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