First Peoples

A Lesson in Mat-Making and Basket Weaving

Out in the wetland…

…the Thule reeds teach the way.

One just has to watch them over time.

If one slows down to a span of three or four years, one can actually watch them weave. These are images of motion.

And with all that time and gravity within you, you begin. That’s not creative intelligence. That’s the hands listening, and then speaking. That is time, talking.

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