Mattaponi Pow Wow & Why I was in Attendance 

This year, June 18th, 2016 to be exact, my family and I attended the Mattaponi Indian Reservation 21st Annual Pow Wow. In September of 2015, we attended the Chickahominy Pow Wow/Fall Festival. Throughout the year tribes host pow wow events. Pow Wows are the Native American people’s way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing,…

Henna Belly Blessingway

I love Art in all of its forms from the universe that lies before us (mother nature, creations), canvas paintings, sculptures, and murals, and tattoos to Henna, body jewelry and more. At first I saw Henna and just thought it was “cool,” but I also had some inclination that it was a traditional ritual within…