Friday 30 November 2012

Thursday 22 November 2012

leaves in city oil slick

city oil slick-
not washed away
after a week of rain

Potlatch- sharing giving thanks

Watercolour by James Gilchrist Swan (1818-1900) of the Klallam people of chief Chetzemoka (nicknamed 'the Duke of York'), with one of Chetzemoka's wives (nicknamed 'Jenny Lind') distributing potlatch at Port Townsend, Washington, The status of any given family is raised not by who has the most resources, but by who distributes the most resources.

giving thanks