June, in my language “Wipazukha-waste-wi,” which translates to the moon of good berries or moon when juneberries are good. The Lakota followed the seasons, they did not follow a twelve month system. They tracked each season by following the moon and when “Wipazukha-waste-wi” came, they knew that the berries were ready for harvest. This meant summer (June).Read More
Walk With Me Blog
Walk With Me is a an opportunity to share my voice, my perspective and my insight with anyone who is willing to read and follow. With you I will share personal experiences ranging from childhood to adulthood (and all the fun stuff in between), perspectives and experiences from my world travels, thoughts, feelings, stories, concepts, theories, opinion, advice and whatever I feel like sharing. I have a voice and I’m going to use it.
Healing is an everyday practice. This kind of healing takes the work of a lifetime and it is my mission that this healing be done in MY lifetime.
I have had to search for answers deep within myself for a very long time, using experiences in my new relationship to provide insight and find the teaching. What is the teaching? Well, I hit that “plateau” in my healing journey because they only way for me to fully heal is to experience what a healthy, loving relationship truly feels like.
This time of year gets a little weird for me. As Mother Earth begins to wake up, something inside me begins to shift. I’ve always referred to this as “seasonal depression”. However, the only season this weird inner shift happens for me is Spring.
Managing anxiety is not easy, especially when trying to leave a footprint in the world of film and television.
Some days it is hard for me to get out of bed, some days it is hard to show up and some days it is even harder to do my job.
But, what matters is that I do. I do get out of bed, I do show up and I still do my job.
If diversity is important, why don’t I see anyone that looks like me? When I look at a billboard or an advertisement in mainstream media, what I don’t see is Indigenous representation. I see every other ethnicity but my own.Read More
February has been a collection of evidence that proves Indigenous people can share and occupy spaces in mainstream media. From the inclusion of two Indigenous models in the new 2019 Spring Campaign for Nordstrom to an all Indigenous cast in Toronto Fashion Week, February has been a month of history in the making.Read More
You know the obvious. Yes, I am a television host and personality, actress, writer, model, and public speaker, but I am SO much more. I am a daughter, I am a sister, I am an aunt, I am a niece and I am a friend. I am a woman who is smart, empathetic, wise, talented, worthy, meticulous and kind. The most important thing? I am a human being.Read More
In my perspective, I live a normal life. I follow my path by listening to the signs of the universe and paying close attention to what my spirit and gut instincts tell me. However, every individual perceives “normal” differently. My normal is following my dreams, working hard to obtain my goals, crossing things off of my bucket list, doing everything I want to do and more.Read More