The following photo is the ubiquitous PHOTO PROMPT. Study it. There are many roads you can take. Tell us where it leads in a hundred words or less.
*BEGINNING, MIDDLE AND END *
As always, my story follows the prompt and inLinkz. I welcome and appreciate constructive crit.
Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
Catherine DuSable raised her hands to the sky and danced along the shore of the Eschikagou until a soft voice interrupted her reverie.
“Mama, I can’t sleep.”
Catherine turned to see Susannah whose tight black curls and dark skin glowed in the moonlight. So like her beloved Jean-Baptiste. Catherine scooped the child into her arms.
“When I was little I prayed to Kichi Muhnido, the Great Spirit, for peaceful dreams.”
“You mean St. Raphael. Papa says…”
“For him I am Catholic, but in my heart of hearts I will always be Kitihawa, of the Bodéwadmi, keepers of the sacred fire.
This is primarily a work of my imagination. I followed the history trail but every account varied a little as did the spellings of the names. Here is a link to one of the articles.
Original Artwork © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields