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The Great Chief

Chief Mountain

By Dawn SaloisPublished about a year ago 1 min read
"Chief Mountain" public domain photo, National Park Service.


Birthplace of the Great White God

Our burial site

Chief Mountain is sacred to many tribes in the area of the Rocky Mountains. This video does a good job of explaining its significance.

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Dawn Salois

Mother of a wonderful son. Writing is a relatively new passion of mine. I love to create my own images. Self-published author of Shadow and Flame.

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  • Mariann Carrollabout a year ago

    Insightful 🥰

  • J. S. Wadeabout a year ago

    Monumental. 🥰❤️

  • SJ Coveyabout a year ago

    How beautiful ❤️❤️🥰

  • Lena Folkertabout a year ago

    Wow. Beautiful! And I love the video and the impact with it! <3

  • Heather Hublerabout a year ago

    Wow, those three lines were packed with emotion. I loved the video you added. Excellent work :)

  • Morgana Millerabout a year ago

    Beautiful poem, and mountain! The juxtaposition of the mountain as a birthplace and burial site is deeply moving.

  • Colleen Millsteed about a year ago

    Oh this is so beautiful. I love reading about your heritage Dawn.

  • Jordan Twissabout a year ago

    So glad you shared this. A wonderful poem and lesson. Well done!

  • Cathy holmesabout a year ago

    Very nice job on this one.

  • Gina C.about a year ago

    Ooooh, beautiful job! I was trying to figure out the pronunciation of Nínaiistáko. The ai dipthong is so settle, yet just enough for a syllable count! Truly lovely. Great work; I enjoyed the informative video!!

  • Babs Iversonabout a year ago

    Magnificent!!! Love it!!! 💕😊💖💕

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a year ago

    Very nice. Love the full story

  • Excellent take on the challenge with an extra historical insight

  • Gideon 6ixabout a year ago

    This was great. The added history gives this so much more feeling. Thank you for sharing!

  • Very beautifully written Haiku. And the video was very informative!

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