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Daily Prompt Love <3 Ways of Knowing

30 April 2017

I asked for a dream before going to sleep last night, a dream that would help me to solve a problem, answer a question I had. In the ways in which I was raised, dreams were just one of multiple ways of learning, ways of knowing.

Unlike mainstream Western culture, which tends to limit ‘knowing’ to what is categorized as ‘rational,’ indigenous cultures across the globe recognize multiple sources of knowledge an individual or community possess and can access, including traditional wisdom, dreaming, land knowing, symbols and images, shared knowledge through connectivity, and story, among others.

Make art about ways of knowing. 

ways of knowing

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 What's Burning

2 April 2017

Make art about what’s burning, about the fires you’ve inherited. 

burning liam meme

Daily Prompt Love <3 Getting Lost, and Finding Home

11 March 2017

Spent the day lost in a book. 

Make art about being lost in a good way.

lost good way

12 March 2017

Dreamt a future conversation with my grandson, where we talked about what it meant to create home wherever you are, that our true home is what we carry inside us, from our experiences, from the ancestors. He nodded solemnly, as if he already knew this. 

Make art about where home is, or how we create home. 

home heart ancestors

 

Daily Prompt Catch-Up! Finally! 24 New Creativity-Inspiring Prompts!

And hopefully I’m back on track with these 🙂 ❤ Love y’all!

10/10/2016

Make art about buried treasure.

10/11/2016

Make art about working toward a goal.

10/12/2016

Make art about the sound of walking.

10/13/2016

Make art about frailty.

10/14/2016

Make art about a youngest child, that last child.

10/15/2016

Make art about what’s revealed in the moonlight.

10/16/2016

Make art about birds on a wire.

10/17/2016

Make art about going back in time.

10/18/2016

Make art about leaving an inheritance, or receiving one, on what’s inherited.

10/19/2016

My mama used to quote the Bible, saying, “Never a prophet in your own land.” Make art inspired by this quote.

10/20/2016

Make art about transitions.

10/21/2016

I really want to take a ceramics class. Make art about what you want to learn.

10/22/2016

Make art about excavation, literal or metaphorical.

10/23/2016

Canning apples for days. Make art about the fruits of autumn.

10/24/2016

Make art about every day angel encounters.

10/25/2016

Make art about the sacredness of water.

10/26/2016

Make art about making a trip home.

10/27/2016

Make art about what kind of road your heart would be.

10/28/2016

“When born, you inherit what’s burning.”~Liam Rector Make art inspired by this quote.

10/29/2016

Make art about night driving.

10/30/2016

A friend came across an old painting that looks just like me. Make art about doppelgangers.

10/31/2016

I set out food for the ancestors, cornmeal and milk for the wee folk, lit a fire and watched it burn. Make art about ancient traditions.

11/1/2016

Sometimes the sorrow is so deep, all I know to do is cook. Make art about process sorrow in an unexpected way.

11/2/2016

Make art consoling, receiving, or giving, consolation.

11/3/2016

Make art about feeling paralyzed.

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Back to the daily daily tomorrow!

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Sometimes the Prompt Is Left Behind For You

Daily Prompt
 
Just drafted a poem called The Words Mama Left Me.
 
Make art about inheritance.
 
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