First and Foremost on my mind is that people that fall into the category of a Locally Grown Foreigner are very often people that spend almost no time outside. No matter the weather, if you wish to regain natural citizenship with your land, you must spend time outside. This is usually a very easy thing for the majority of us to accomplish in the warmer months, but this becomes a giant ask when you live in a place where the weather goes down below freezing. Unfortunately for the heat loving among you, building a connection to your land requires that you not hide away from it 4-6 months of the year.
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“A long time ago, there lived a human being who always went out of his way to help the people of his village.
“When the elders could no longer hunt for themselves, he would bring them food.
“A young couple getting married could count on him to help make their tipi poles and gather the hides needed to cover their lodge.....