“Watching Two Mallards”

“Snapshot Saturday”

A returned white captive peers through a cedar tree.
Msko-waagosh, the returned white captive who was adopted in his youth by the Ojibwe, watched through a tipped-over cedar tree as two mallard ducks slipped over the far treeline. The birds dipped low over the sedge grass, but did not follow the little stream to the watering hole. A mid-October morn in the Year of our Lord, 1795, not far from the headwaters of the River Raisin…

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