Culture-Bereft Poison Ivy Control Program

Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Returning to the Farm Sunday evening I experienced a staggering homecoming. Six hours on the road. Travelling through waves of Thunderstorms. Four days sitting in the teaching hall of a practicing Elder, gathered around the flickering light of the question “How did it come to be this way?” The Orphan Wisdom School in the Ottawa Valley of Ontario is, amongst other things, a two-year course on the unauthorized history of North America. The Orphans would be those of us whose ancestors left their Dead and their Culture behind when they fled the Old Country. This Letter amounts to a

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