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Brainerd artist's life is 'sweet'grass

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Sweetgrass — or “Wiingashk” in the Ojibwe language — is used in ceremonies and signifies the hair of Mother Nature or “Ogashiinan.”

According to the Ojibwe culture, sweetgrass purifies the negative with the positive. You could say that sweetgrass is Brainerd resident Darlene Stone’s life.

“All of my life I have walked close to earth,” said Stone. “I have never felt that anyone is better than the other.

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