The Thousand Steps

Behind a rusty, broken gate at the top of the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi in Eagle Point Park (Clinton, Iowa) is an ancient set of steps plagued with tragedy and wrought with mysteries and fables. Locals call them the “Thousand Steps”, and they were built in the 1930’s along with the rest of the neighboring … Read more

Legend of The Spirited Horse

In the beginning, there was only the Sun and Earth. There was a woman who lived on the Earth, who rode a white horse named N’Tuki, meaning ‘spirited one’; and her rider was named Fa’Rashi, meaning ‘spirited rider’. This particular horse was special; for when it was to die, it would be cast into the … Read more