Jesheckah Lynn

31, First Nation's lesbian in diaspora from home. Mother of cats, caretaker of the grumpy lizard, and snappy crab.  Prone to random relocation and mood changes.

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5 Quick Maori Facts
9 days ago
I spent three years in New Zealand and took a number of Maori history classes from members of the Maori community. Here are some of the facts that I think people get wrong most of the time or don't un...
5 Surprising Geisha Facts
9 days ago
The Not So Secret and Not So Sensual World Revealed
What It's Like to Marry a Man as a Lesbian
11 days ago
When I was 23 years old, I decided to make my rather conservative family happy and "settle down" with someone after a particularly bad breakup. What followed was an adventure in navigating not just my...
Accepting Myself as Mixed Blood
11 days ago
As a woman with skin that is too weird to be white, but too pale to be considered truly Native American, I’ve faced a lot of pressure from my people and from white people to basically “pick a side.” T...
The Secret World that Exists Within Japanese Temples
15 days ago
Traveling Japan, it is easy to see that everything is well ordered. Even for a country that is so well known in terms of allowing nature and modern construction to co-exist, most of the natural experi...
The Custom of Omiyage in Japan
2 years ago
While Japan is known as a busy and confusing land, filled with technology, amazing food, bright lights, and friendly people, few people actually know of the Omiyage or gifts given when you travel. Whi...