My Lone Ranger

Part of the series “Resistance/Words for the Revolution,” inspired by the Idle No More movement.

my lone ranger

would have a speech impediment

 

for example

 

He would say haltingly:

Tonto

Me want know why

Me talk like this

 

The sidekick would reply:

Kemosabe

big heap damage in first act

to Broca area

brain

 

Ranger then asks:

Tonto

then why you big heap talk

like that too

 

The reply:

Kemosabe

bad script writer

Published online October 30 2013.

Trevor Greyeyes, registered with Peguis First Nation, is an Anishnabe writer working as much as he can in the metropolis known as Winnipeg on the far flung prairies of Manitoba.


The Open Issue cover image

This piece was published in ‘The Open Issue,’ the Fall 2013 issue of CV2.

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