Posts Tagged “Death”

Moses Amik Beaver: 1960 – 2017

By | March 7, 2017

“Windigo, Windigo, please don’t steal my soul!” This is a line from a story that haunted Moses Amik Beaver, who some of you know as the illustrator of Whispers of the Ancients, the collection of traditional legends that he and I co-authored. Some of you may also know him from the time he spent instructing […]

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For Maanii

By | September 1, 2012

“Our dear mother, Maanii is terminally ill,” stated the e-mail from her eldest daughter. “It is a matter of hours…” As quickly as we could pack, Lety and I were on the road for the nine hour drive to Canada. For over twenty years, Maani Assinewe has been our inspiration and guiding elder. Whether it’s […]

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