Deep Beyond Buckskin

Based out of North Dakota, Beyond Buckskin is dedicated to advancing creative small businesses located throughout rural and urban communities by providing an online store where customers can connect with Native American fashion designers and jewelry artists.

Road Trip Recap… Part deuce

Thanksgiving is a day known in our history for the relationship between the light skinned settlers and the native people of the Americas. Historically, the story goes there was peace with all who sat and ate together. People all over celebrate this day of thanks… this day of giving. Instead of focusing on the irony that the police ate their thanksgiving dinner on top of the Standing Rock Sioux tribes ancestors burial ground and ignored the peaceful pleas to respect their ancestors and move off the hill, I remained in gratitude for all I have, knowing that even the toughest and smallest things deserve my love and appreciation.

Road Trip Recap… Part 1

Ok, I am ready to share our road trip adventure with commentary! I posted pictures on Facebook as we traveled, but I have yet to sit down and elaborated on the journey. Sunday November 20th I met Holly and Nikki at this awesome restaurant called Grain + Verse Bottlehouse! It was such a cool place……

Grief… transmuted by Love

Grief is defined as sorrow, or to burden in old French. Burden is defined as a load… to bear, which is to support or carry. I am reminded of the story of two monks that go for a walk and come across a woman at the water who asked for some help crossing. The older monk picks…

Giving Thanks

The trip to North Dakota was one of the most powerful, eye opening experiences I have ever had in my 34 years of existence. I have so much to be grateful for, so much to celebrate. First I want to say Migwetch to all who supported the journey to North Dakota, and all who gifted…

Resting in Elkhart

Boozhoo!  We began our journey eating lunch with our dear friend Niki at Grain + Verse outside of Harrisburg. They have delicious food and an awesome atmosphere. Perfect lunch before we journey west.  Our car is names Arrow… Shooting us on our journey to North Dakota. We made great time so far! 9 hours to…

Strength in the Circle

Strength in the Circle, Follow my Journey I am heading to North Dakota November 20th,  please donate  if your heart feels led to. I will be using the donations with the car rental and gas traveling from Maryland to North Dakota and back.  Along with monetary donations, I will be taking other donations to help aid…