Herb Care Package Portrait

Just a quick still-life shot from earlier in the summer, of an herbal care package I was mailing to a friend who was sick. From left to right: Pȟežíȟota apé blaska, ziŋtkála tȟačháŋ, pȟežíȟota swúla, ȟaŋté, pȟežíȟota waštémna, čhaŋíčhaȟpe hú apé. (I’m not going to translate for this one, but if you’re interested and don’tContinue reading “Herb Care Package Portrait”

Waȟpé Tȟáŋka Čík’ala: Little Burdock Plant

Here’s a small but mature dock plant growing alongside Íŋyaŋ Wakáǧapi Wakpá (the Cannon Ball River). While it didn’t get very big, you can tell it’s a mature plant because of the seed pods. In more optimal growing environments, it can get as tall as a person, with giant leaves (hence the name, waȟpé tȟáŋka,Continue reading “Waȟpé Tȟáŋka Čík’ala: Little Burdock Plant”