wigenerations "When you spend that many years doing that work, it’s very, very difficult to turn your back on it. As hard as it is, it’s fun."
wigenerations "If I go to the store, I choose the apple that has a little insect bite on it. That’s the one that will make you healthy."
wigenerations "Building the gardens brings out people. One day, we had at least 30 residents out here volunteering."
wigenerations "Out there with the animals, out in nature, it’s just so quiet and peaceful. It really doesn’t get any better."
wigenerations "I reached out to Arno because he was a former white supremacist now doing peace work. I had so many questions that needed answers."
wigenerations "Everything began to change. I realized I couldn't see what the other kids were seeing."
wigenerations "I dedicate my life to helping educate others about native people and what we're all about."
wigenerations "I realized that I had been climbing mountains my whole life. I just never had the opportunity to choose them myself."
wigenerations "It was a lot of sleepless nights - just waiting for the surgery that would save his life.”
wigenerations "We have to celebrate the differences instead of using 'difference' to discriminate against each other."
wigenerations "The guy who owned this old tobacco warehouse here in Viroqua, he just gave me the building. Just gave it to me."
wigenerations "We signed papers and didn't sleep much that night. ‘Oh my God, we didn't just do this.’"
wigenerations "Never go through your day without doing something about things that you see in the world that are wrong."
wigenerations "One person can only do so much. But you pay that forward and it becomes a whole movement."
wigenerations "They just remind me to enjoy life. I watch them just take advantage of every moment."
wigenerations "Afterward, I sat in my car and promised myself that I would do something to help them."
wigenerations “Now, I feel like singing is the only thing I want to do. It's the only thing that makes sense.”
wigenerations "And there isn't anything you can't succeed in if you just show up on time, and you play."
wigenerations "Knowing that you can make somebody else's day a little brighter...it's always a plus."
wigenerations "Sometimes people look at us like we're set up for failure, but we're proving them wrong."