Be Ready for the Ride

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou Nathalie Bleser, multi-lingual writer and interpreter – Here I am, struggling with the “blank page” where I must pour words that will share the essence of my story, to inspire other people who share a love for you, Saka.g.k.j.awea. It’s been […]

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I’m Still Here!

“Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.” ~ Desmond Tutu Natalie Sunflower, photographer and survivor. I am first spirit, woman, mother, daughter, and grandmother. I was adopted by my Chiricahua Apache uncle when I was in my late forties. He was the one who prepared me for the Red Road, along […]

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Sacajawea Flies Across the Sea

“A very great vision is needed, and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky.” ~ Ta’ Shunke Witko (Crazy Horse, Oglala Lakota Sioux) Alessandra Celletti, Italian pianist and lover of Sacajawea. The Natives have always been in my heart. I love their way of life, their respect for the […]

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She Was One of Them

A STORY FROM THE AGES Scene description from the screenplay, Sacajawea, The Windcatcher —It is late afternoon, on the banks of the Missouri River, Three Forks. Enemy warriors crouch behind a stand of cottonwood trees. They watch smoke rise from a bonfire above in the village, listening to the sounds of women and children filtering […]

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