I was put into a sleeping bag and suffocated by the babysitters my parents trusted to leave me with. I don't know if I was 3 years old yet. I remember going limp, but I do not remember waking up. I don't believe I really ever fully woke up again. But God, I am trying. … Continue reading You Wanna Know a Secret About Me?
Things can suck. They can suck so bad that maybe your life will never be restored to the original self-identity you held of yourself. Not matter how hard and what you overcome to create an "against all odds" definition of yourself. No matter how people from your birthplace are the ones who stripped away not … Continue reading Reason’s Not to Kill Yourself. From Someone Who Knows.
Whether you call it an exit plan, a safety net, or whatever..we are all the same. We just do it differently as tattered individuals. I watch Law and Order SVU a lot. One of the things that resonated with me was in an episode where Olivia Benson is having a "coming to Jesus" conversations (otherwise … Continue reading Plan B
The only other freedom we have that we can and need to embrace is 2 things: 2. Declare yourself Non-Partisan 1. Register to Vote!!! Fuck the boxes! Fuck the squares! But vote like your ancestors died for you to be able to! Non-Partisan!!! Define Yourself!
I am loyal and a people pleaser. I put myself, last. I put everyone in the family, the community, anywhere first. But I did one thing in my life selfishly. That happened 13 years ago. I married my best friend, my partner, my lover, and my husband, Columbus Louis Sobocienski. So the rest of you, … Continue reading Dear Family, Friends, and ….
The Continuing Saga of Pride and Prejudice or a Peaceful Transition of Power? Only time will tell..Stay tuned... Lessons in Leadership from my point of view: Read everything, two or three times if necessary. When you walk into the boardroom, you need to know the materials.While reading the materials, write a list of questions in … Continue reading The Next 50 years of Alaska Native Leadership – Will it be:
RINO defeats a Buffalo The U. S. Supreme Court agreed that Alaska Native Corporations are considered Tribes under the definition within the Indian Self-Determination Education Assistance Act - which has been the precedent since the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act passed in 1971. Alaska's Senior Senator - Lisa Murkowski - worked tirelessly to educate her … Continue reading Senator Murkowski – RINO? HECK YEAH!!!!
I am a Gold Miner's Daughter. We are not rich people. We mine the land because as Indegenous Natives, we know that the land provides. I have been a stout Trump supporter. I auditioned for "The Apprentice". I have been a fan and a believer in his policies. I stood by him when he would … Continue reading Trump Betrayed Alaska’s Future
https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/justices-side-with-alaska-native-corporations-in-dispute-over-covid-aid/ SELF DETERMINATION RATIFICATION - ALTHOUGH I DON'T BELIEVE ANY GOVERNMENT OUTSIDE OF OUR OWN HOLDS JURISDICTION OVER OUR SELF GOVERNANCE - THIS RATIFICATION IS NECESSARY AT THIS TIME IN OUR HISTORY WHEN NATIVE PEOPLE STILL LOOK FOR "ACCEPTANCE" AND "APPROVAL" OUTSIDE OUR OWN AUTHORITY...PROGRESS NOT PERFECTION
I met a friend years ago now. She calls me, "True". I love her. I come from a family with nicknames. Being Trudy, there has been a few nicknames for me, but none that ever really gained traction. Trude is who I am. Although, as I say everywhere and anywhere I can, I would and … Continue reading These things I hold True..