The Language of Letters

“I have only made this letter longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter.” (Letter 16, 1657)” Blaise Pascal, The Provincial Letters These past weeks as I considered language as a conduit for communication, I came across some old letters, cards and notes that I have kept over the years. I found…

A Chief Speaks

“What treaties that the whites have kept, that the red man broken? Not one. What treaties that the white man gave to us they kept? Not one.”   Sitting Bull   Sitting Bull, a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, is recognized by many as the most powerful of all First Nation leaders.  Born in 1831 in Grand River,…