Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • My Earth

    My Earth, She is a live living being, just like us. Who talks, walks, sings, dances, listens and feels. She calls me Son, She has been with me every moment of my existence. I will be buried in Her for infinity. Her hair is the singing grasses, Her voice the talking trees and warm breeze,…

  • Dancing For You…

    A short while ago, one of my nephews was near death, in a coma, with two heart attacks. Many began to pray, and after two weeks or so, i saw a post on FB from him.  I joked, “is this you or autocorrect?” He answered and said, yes, its him and for me to call…

  • Tate Tanka

    Asleep, I flew high up into the clouds, the wind blew hard upon my skin and hair, the feeling was so glorious and filled me with joyous emotions, so great, i did not want to wake up, but, i did, as the bright sunshine hit my eyes and i immediately went to the back door…

  • Brother Obsidian

    On the walls of underground caves, I left me, put me there, to be found, for you to see, for sure, At some time or another, Before time, After me Before Columbus, After Columbus Before Big Bombs, After Farewells On the walls of underground caves I left me, put me there, to be found, for…

  • The Soft Rain

    The soft rain tenderly touches me, bathes me with wetness, so smooth and light, similar to a babys’ tears and a mothers’ insight, somehow finds the lost spots of disappointment,  gone dry on memories. It must have been pouring the day my momma died, the day  my first born girl died, it pours down, beats…

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  • Red Day

    Red Day to Dakota means a good day, Blue Day is a successful day, so, today is sunday and warm, bright and with a strong breeze, so, it is a good day to me. Tomorrow i am doing concert, it is sold out, for Natives with young dancer and my poetry with music, first big…

  • No DAPL Concert by Roma di Luna, with the Pines and TiWAKAN

    Friday night, 8pm doors open with concert for Standing Rock Water Protectors, look Strong Buffalo & the Custard Kid otherwise known as TiWAKAN be the openers for this event, special guest Dakota dancer, Cole Jacobson…Should be a great night…

  • Buffalo Chips

    Buffalo Chips

    Hau, Hau, Mitakuyapi, Hello, Hello, My People, not that i own any people, you know you, if your one or not, or want to be one of my cyberspace friends.  Miye Tatanka Ohitika, that is Dakota for Strong Buffalo, a family name passed on to me, it was my Uncle Wesley LaBlanc’s, his Mother, my…

  • Walking Down Franklin Avenue – TiWakan

    TiWakan performs this Friday April 7 at The Cedar Cultural Center with Roma di Luna and the Prairie Fire Lady Choir, a benefit for No DAPL. Here’s a video of my poem “Walking Down Franklin Avenue”, which we shot while I was walking down Franklin Avenue in south Minneapolis last fall.  More videos at our…

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