In 21st century American culture we have gotten so far from tribal life, our networks and support systems are gone. We live in an isolated and alienated society where social media has diminished deep connection with family and friends. There’s nothing like face to face contact but such personal connection is increasingly hard to generate.
Some Native tribes had lodges where members could meet anytime to share food and stories. There was always someone present with whom to share community. Such would be the ideal, but as humans we have to adapt to our changing environment.
I created this blog so like-minded people could come, hang out, swap stories, bring food and help themselves to whatever’s cooking on the stove… beans, squash and cornbread. The caribou skewers are still roasting. As in traditional tribal lodges, all are welcome, click the subscribe button and join the community!
I’m leaning back in my chair welcoming tribe members and waiting for those skewers to be ready…