We’ve been talking here at home this week and amongst the Iroquois in general about traditions and transitions that are part of the annual cycle of the Nation. There’s the excitement of the Memorial Day Parade, and the end of the Season, and even now, the preparation for the 2012-2013 year. We’ll be sharing a collection of thoughts and reflections of members of the Iroquois – the dads, daughters, and even some of the moms – over the coming days. For those of you already familiar with the Iroquois or part of the Nation, perhaps these thoughts will reaffirm why you joined, or what you most enjoy about this group. And if you’re just beginning to consider joining Indian Princesses, perhaps we can illustrate for you why being a part of the Iroquois Nation is such a positive experience for so many.
Our first submission, “Why I Like Indian Princesses…” is from a first-grader at Washington School, a member of the Iroquois’ Navajo tribe. She joined when she was 4 years old, and will enjoy her fourth year with the Nation starting in the fall. She writes: