Stories tagged “indians”

  • Just One Day

    Just one day. That’s all I want. Seriously that’s it. Just one day to fly. To fly among the treetops. To fight the pirates To dance with the Indians To swim with the mermaids And play with the fairies. Just one day. To make believe Play gam...

  • Shawnee Ritual

    The Hunter’s Moon hung low in the sky when Chief Elkhart took his place near the center of the medicine wheel. He raised his sun-worn face and Thaway painted red and white lines on his cheeks. Wearing a headdress adorned with elk antlers and eagl...

  • Curse of the Black Elk

    The noises grew louder, encircling them like an unfamiliar wind. The torches flickered out and the fire in the center of the medicine wheel dispersed a heavy smoke. In the blackness of night, the shadows of the spirit world surrounded them. Chief Elkha...

  • The Edge of Everything

    “Are you ready?” The older woman asked with tears in her blind eyes. “Do not make me answer you.” Moraida begged, forcing the tears back so she would not ruin the paint on her face. The blind woman nodded, “Good bye.”...

  • Texas morning (Mature)

    There was a misty and cold morning in a Texas rural village. Three cowboys entered a soup kitchen and slowly sat down.

    • Author: Lna
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
  • Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater

    Sarah Finkler set the basin of warm water on the porch under safe sunlight. Sarah’s two year old son, covered in snot and dust, had crawled into the front yard chasing after baby chicks. Stripping the child naked like she was skinning a rabbit, s...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Mankato

    The crowd of white men was louder and more repulsive than he expected. As he was being yanked forward towards the scaffolds, May Hoo Way Wa briefly shut his eyes, trying to clear his head. Prepare. Family. He did everything he could for his family. The...

  • Mankato cont.

    “By order of the military commission, composed of Colonel Crooks, Lt. Colonel Marshall, Captain Grant, Captain Bailey, and Lieutenant Olin, you cause to be executed on Friday the nineteenth day of December, instant, the following names, to wit...