How do we translate the flashing fins of poisoned fish? What other alphabet do you know to spell contaminated waters? Like banned books words still burn on my tongue—reciprocity, sacred, preservation, earth, tradition, knowledge, protect... Even the vellum of justice disdained, crumbled in quick greedy fists. Meanwhile we gather here, descendants of ajijaak and maang lift our ancient clan voices in longing, for a chant of restoration in a Faustian world.