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Books
· Madam Blaze Starr: Whiskey and Sagebrush Truth in Eights and Aces

· Night of the Foal: The New Riders of the Purple Sage

· Dominga Rio of Cuero

· Stone Creek Woman

· Loraine Leatherbow: The House of Spleen

· Blue Corn Woman

· From The Convent to the Rawhide: The Saga of Sadie Cade and Vi Montana

· The Buckskin Skirt Oar Traveler


Short Stories
· Sociopath Harassing His Victims

· test - dominga rio of cuero

· The Life and Times of Sanders

· Sweetwater's Run: In the Spirit of Nome's Great Race of Mercy to Film

· A Miracle On Archdiocese Street

· Evil Seed: New Jericho, Part 3 (Rewind)

· Cartier Biscuits and the Labia Tiara

· Evil Seed: New Jericho, Part 3

· Mantecore: The Day Siegfried and Roy Showed Me Past-Life Regression

· Leg Traps, Baits and Lures: The Wolf's Paw Bleeds


Articles
· Rita Coolidge & Kris Kristofferson Cast in Sweetwater's Film

· The Path to Hardscrabble: Spiritual Awakening

· Sweetwater's Sermon: Christmas 2014

· Sweetwater's Brand Storyteller Stockpiled Intellectual Property Collateral

· Sweetwater Puts Out Casting Call For Hollywood Film

· Sweetwater Brings in Billionaire Richard Branson and Tubular Bells

· Sweetwater Filming aboard Calypso Jacques-Yves Cousteau's Ship

· Sweetwater Filming at Steve Wynn's Mirage in Las Vegas

· Sweetwater Turns Loose Evil Seed: The Return

· Sweetwater's Film Merch in High Gear Cannabis Oil and Hemp Clothing Line


Poetry
· Pecking Order: Doc Holliday's Top Chicken

· Sideshow Freak

· Black Mariah and the Sisters of Privilege

· The Nun That Saved Me: Rosicrucian Ride

· Preach It

· Ministry Wallet Card

· Foretelling Woman in Her Tarot Wagon

· Armageddon the Lesbian Pilgrims Give Thanks

· Afterlife: Twerking a Signal to Sirius

· Cocaine Rosary

         More poetry...
News
· Country Male Indy Song Artist Robby Johnson Cast in Sweetwater's Film

· Blue Sleighty to Promote Sweetwater's RoadKill Heart Lesbian Drama Film

· Sweetwater Acquires $Millions$ In Film Deals

· I Don't See Blood Nary a Cut or Truncated Page

· Cut-Off!

· What Does a Converted Sawmill Matter To Sweetwater's Latest Film Script?

· Sweetwater Makes It To Broadway

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Documentation from Sage Sweetwater's Howling Ridge Wolf Camp in Colorado.

Photography by Sage Sweetwater
Location: Howling Ridge Wolf Camp in Colorado

Sage Sweetwater's Alpha leader. This wolf was a low-ranking wolf. She assumed the Alpha role later in the pack's role of wolf government.

I rolled off the chain link and tarp top over the protective and regulated den roof for a day so that TwinStar Echo (She was a twin cub) could announce her new leadership role, and then the white sheet flag you see rolled up here was once again unfurled by me. A white flag I incorporate as communication with the spirits.

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Domino, lying down, TwinStar's littermate, was the original Alpha she-wolf. She lost her rank because she let her guard down and TwinStar challenged her in a fighting dual for the Alpha position that left dust and fur flying. TwinStar is upright here at the gate.

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DawnRainFeather below was the Alpha leader of my other pack. The Alpha wolf always has its tail flagging to assert dominance. Wolves rely heavily on body language and eye contact to relay communication between members of the pack.

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A Wolf loses its rank when it no longer defends its territory and becomes weak. It resorts to hiking its tail between its legs in fear and cowardice.

To preserve its status, the wolf must constantly assert its position and uphold it.

If the society is greatly disturbed, strong conflicts and challenges take place.

Any drastic disturbance in living conditions triggers a status rearrangement. Social changes have a great impact on the social structure of the pack and how it is maintained. A wolf that has lost its rank almost never retains the leadership role again, and displays passive submission which is a basic part of wolf social behavior. Appropriately, social harmony is maintained.

When odor from a female wolf in heat passes to the noses of the other wolves, information is transmitted about that female's sexual state. That communication has occured!

Under stable social conditions, high-ranking wolves have little need for aggressive energy.

 

Copyright 11/16/2009 Ms. Sage Sweetwater, firebrand lesbian novelist

 As I've said in a previous piece of news "Nothing is ever lost, it is only converted to positive gain"...[Sage Sweetwater]

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Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/16/2009
The family of wolves has more security, pecking order, obedience and respect than any man I know. They are genuis in four-legged form and are just beautiful animals. The eyes of a wolf feels sacred when I've looked into them. They read a person better than the petrson reads them.

Beautiful animals Sage. Love'em for me.

Blessings!
Susan
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/16/2009
they are beautiful and their societies are fascinating
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 11/16/2009
We could learn from the wolf, I'm thinking, Sage. Instead of electing our idiots in Washington and the state houses, let 'em prove their worth in anyway the see fit, but out in the open where everyone can see them.

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Dominga Rio of Cuero

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Madam Blaze Starr: Whiskey and Sagebrush Truth in Eights and Aces





Night of the Foal: The New Riders of the Purple Sage

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From The Convent to the Rawhide: The Saga of Sadie Cade and Vi Montana

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The Buckskin Skirt Oar Traveler

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Blue Corn Woman

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Stone Creek Woman



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