Photo by – © 2015, Barbara W. Beacham
Excuse me! This is my Ancestry!
The neighbors were not happy about my choice of yard art, but It’s homage to my Tribal bloodline. Why shouldn’t I display my Great x 1000 Grandfather with his trusty compadre – ‘Strong Buffalo that Nods’ – in my front garden? I really don’t see the harm in it personally.
My ancestor – ‘Clever Eagle that Winks’ – was one of the strongest, bravest and most fearless warriors of his tribe: And I’ll be damned if Ms.Peabody thinks I’m taking him down.
With his sharp eye, he could spear a fish from 100 yards away; unlike nowadays where you can get an already filleted fish from the local supermarket. My heart swells with pride just looking at him.
Knowing one’s roots is important. I think the neighbors are just jealous. After all, can they say one of their ancestors built the biggest Reservation in all of America? I doubt it, and I’m so sure of that, I’ll go as far as to say I’ll bet my last Dime on it!
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