Friday, March 25, 2005

Old Ojibwe saying: Never laugh at your children

[Gego baapiineminaken gidaabinoojiiyug]

In Red Lake we have reservation
As to whence came this sad aberration.
The pox of our age -
The white-man's dark rage -
Has infected the Chippewa nation.

Horror and hope at Red Lake Nation
By Scott Richard Lyons, Indian Country Today, 3/23/05

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