Oneida Nation

My Young Adult Novel, Finding Fire, takes place on the Oneida Nation reservation in Wisconsin. Learn more about my tribe here.

The Good Mind

Kahletsyalusla
The heartfelt encouragement of the best in each of us

Kanolukhwasla
Compassion, caring, identity, and joy of being

Kanikuhliyo
The openness of the good spirit and mind

Katshatstasla
The strength of belief and vision as a People

Kalihwiyo
The use of the good words about ourselves, our Nation, and our future

Yukwahwatsile
Our Family and our Nation

Yukwatsistaya
Our fire, our spirit within each one of us