WHATS IT LIKE BEING NATIVE? / 2007

  WHATS IT LIKE BEING NATIVE?

Being Native is knowing terms like Ascites, Jaundice, Hemolytic Anemia and Cirrhosis.

Being Native is watching as a loved one dies a slow a horrific death, can after can.

Being Native is knowing the true meaning of futility.

Being Native is knowing the reason why our people choose mask their sorrow in liquor.

Being Native is knowing your born into captivity and you will die in captivity.

Being Native is always wondering why other people hated us so much.

Being Native is knowing the mortician on a first name basis.

Being Native is knowing what the abuse counselor is going to say before they speak.

Being Native is wondering if you’ll ever find peace of mind.

Being Native is knowing we will never be equal.

People ask me why we are so very stoic.

I tell them it’s because we ran out of tears.

Your Devil’s Advocate
Buffalohair
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Creativity is the byproduct of a fertile mind