Michante etan (poetry): "Star Spirit" and "To My Other Skin" (encore)
(This episode originally aired April 21, 2020)
Jim Rock is a little bit starstruck.
For one thing, he's an ethnoarcheoastronomer.
For another thing, Dakota people believe they come from the star world.
And for another thing, when asked to read a poem in Dakota, Jim not only found one, he wrote another one, a love poem for his wife.
And here is Jim's reading, in Dakota, of "To My Other Skin"