Dances with wolves

Remember in 1990 when Kevin Costner released ‘Dances With Wolves’, nearly four hours long.

It was based on a novel by Michael Blake. There was an equally good sequel called ‘The Holy Road’, which delves into the coming of the white man’s ‘holy road’, the railway. There’s a great bit in it when one of the indian folk, ‘Wind in his hair’ is invited into a white man’s home, or ‘box’, as he sees it. Blake then describes Wind in his hair’s complete alienation from such an existence. There isn’t even any ‘moving air.’
We generally accept our ‘boxes’ now but maybe there is another way…

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