STEP INTO THE LIGHT (1)

Chapter One – Night Ride to Freedom’s Door By Steven Maisenbacher It’s funny how you think you have yourself prepared and all the mental shackles of the past 23 years of captivity are just going to go away when you’re finally released to a halfway house and the first small steps toward freedom. August 30,Continue reading “STEP INTO THE LIGHT (1)”

All For the Right to Pray (28)

Part Eight – The Warrior Comes Home Chapter 28 – What Price Compassion By Ghost Dancer The Covid-19 pandemic hit all the prisons hard early in 2020. By April 1st all normal activities had ceased at Talladega and we found ourselves on total lockdown with no relief for months. There was no fast-track out forContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (28)”

All For the Right to Pray (27)

Part Seven – Twenty Six Years in Federal Prison Chapter 27 – Still I Walk The Red Road By Ghost Dancer With nothing more to lose, I put my trust in Spirit and just went right on doing what I had always known I was meant to do: teaching and speaking out about injustice andContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (27)”

All For the Right to Pray (26)

Part Six – They Want You Gone, You Get Gone Chapter 26 – Railroaded By Ghost Dancer Before I begin to clearly explain and document facts about how I was  railroaded, I would like to say that I do not hold any bad feelings or anger for what was done to me. Now this mayContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (26)”

Native Understanding

A Teaching by Ghost Dancer Many people believe that Native ways are simple and can be learned quickly. This is not only absurd but so far from real understanding. Just as in gaining insights on any subject, the more you seek the more you will find. And when you find the answers you seek, youContinue reading “Native Understanding”

Why?

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 75 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Pardon me while I get side tracked – again. I’m trying to write about the personal process of preparing for release from prison, but having to deal with constant deviations from any kind of stable routine is par forContinue reading “Why?”

Here’s What I Think About

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 82 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Someone once asked me, “So Walks, what are you going to do when you get out?” Man, what kind of question is that? I want to do everything I have been planning! I want to go back to schoolContinue reading “Here’s What I Think About”

All For the Right to Pray (24)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 24 – Arrested With No Charges By Ghost Dancer On May 11, 1995, after a little more than a month of leisurely travels in our motorhome with our wolves and towing Cat’s car, I was arrested at the border as we attempted to cross into Alaska. Once I arrivedContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (24)”

Leaps And Bounds

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 103 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Man, who would have thought that I’m doing as good with the exercise program as I am. When I started on the bikes it was a mile, which then became two miles. Then it was for the duration ofContinue reading “Leaps And Bounds”

All For the Right to Pray (23)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 23 – Bittersweet Memories 2015 Conversations – Cat Dancing, Ghost Dancer, EPDixon EPD: Now I know that at some point Ghost got word that he was about to be arrested and that may be when you went to Canada… Neither of you has mentioned that. CAT: I’m having troubleContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (23)”