Posts Tagged ‘Cherokees’

Hate and greed—the evil twins COVID 19 has brought out in the open.

Gunfire and shouting: Soldiers followed by looters force a family to flee into the mountains. 2020 Central America? No. 1940 Nazi Europe? No. 1838, southeastern USA? Yes!

Stone Man and the Trail of Tears: Juvenile Fiction: Soldiers attack 12-year-old Tsatsi’s Cherokee village, his family flees to the Smokeys. Facing storms, flood, & hunger, they go where Stone Man, a monstrous giant, may dwell.


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There are three kinds of Little People:

Laurel People—pale—evergreen thickets: mischievous tricky. Cause sleeping children to laugh.

Rock People—dark—caves: mean if you invade their territory. Steal children.

Dogwood People—brown—forest: Good. Take care of people.

Warning: Do not disturb them. I am not responsible for any consequences.

Sorry. They do not tolerate photos. Rock people entrance.

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Bookworm for Kids

Join me as I discuss my writing on Bookworm for Kids: Reviews for children books – from toddlers to teens and everything in between. Author Tonja Drecker’s award-winning book blog has 1,300 followers. I encourage you to follow her blog. Today, she interviews me and reviews Stone Man and the Trail of Tears, which will be released October 8.

Have fun reading her blog: https://bookwormforkids.blogspot.com/


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A church defiled

This is the Dunker Church, Antietam Battlefield, Antietam, Maryland–then and now. The Cherokee claim that murder/death defiles a place of worship. A prayer for the dead.

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Eights Mask2I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Joyous Yule, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy Kwanzaa!

Merry Christmas: Ulihelisdi danistayohihv (they are happy/thankful they go shooting—as in  firecrackers)

Santa claus: Distayohi (he shoots- as in firecrackers, sometimes translated as firecracker man)

He gives good children gifts: aneha didanedi nigada diniyotli osda (he-gives  gifts all children good)

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