Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Featured

Washani Woman (For Hunwe Wyampum Dreamer) by “Kuni” Tyrone Ross Thompson

Washani Woman (For Hunwe Wyampum Dreamer) by “Kuni” Tyrone Ross Thompson

It’s origins are of maternal
And supreme power it gives life to the natural
Tales, stories; historical connection
For centuries defining identification
Of all existence beyond imperial patriarchy
When the invaders arrived
It was above what they comprehended
This a dedication to a woman dreamer
Who predicted and held significant power
Who had died & came back to bring a song
She wore the color yellow & was strong
Enough to bring back the light
Her song is the transition of day into night
This is the reminder
Of the strength of a woman Dreamer
Whose voice continues on with remembrance
Amongst the order out of chaos to use a song of elegance
Although against the odds of imperial brutality
We still remain with significant indigenous humility