Monthly Archives: May 2012

Miyanashmaamí , Kid Stuff

When the Cascade Academy  of Bend, OR, visited Tamástslikt, I found myself trying to explain the bygone custom of the whipman who disciplined the guilty and innocent alike.  Sometimes the tradition of the whipman is as incomprehensible to me as … Continue reading

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WHAT I LEARNED FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL

Today the last complement of 60 sixth graders from the Sunridge Middle School visited Tamástslikt and the Painted Metaphors Maya exhibit.  Teacher Paul Nolan led the classes in an exercise, analyzing the rollout painting of the Ratinlixul vase.  Mr. Nolan … Continue reading

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