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Archive | November, 2016

Four Ways to Look at Standing Rock–Indigenous lens

Kayla DeVault posted Nov 22, 2016 Kayla DeVault wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Kayla is an Anishinaabe and enrolled Shawnee, living on the Navajo reservation. She currently works for the Navajo Nation Division of Transportation as a project civil engineer while studying Diné studies at Diné College. She is a youth ambassador for Generation […]

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Leadership, Political Power and the People Bill Chisholm

an activist’s perspective by Bill Chisholm “Follow the leader.” was one of our childhood games. We took turns and did whatever the leader did. There was never any question about where the leader came from or if they could be trusted. Everyone got a turn at being leader. It is amazing that given the impact […]

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STANDING ROCK 11/10 Dave Archambault, Leader

Sarah van Gelder posted Nov 10, 2016 The federal government has once again requested that the company building the Dakota Access pipeline stop work and leave the area to help defuse tensions at camps near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. This is the second request in a week. Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline has […]

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OVERVIEW post election thoughts by great writers

Dear Friends, It’s Friday, 11/11/16 and I have been deeply touched by the devotional choir of writers, artists, environmentalist, Indigenous Peoples post the election of Trump. Here are some of my favorite people’s sentiments. Suzanne Lewis, Editor “Don’t Despair” Copyright © 2016 by Alice Walker When I was a child growing up in middle Georgia, […]

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“Let There Be Peace on Earth

I awoke at 4:15 a.m. this morning and turned on the television. Great curiosity on the election results. The news banner at the bottom of the screen was reading Hillary Clinton asking Trump to concede the election. There right in front of my eyes the electoral count changed and the banner read: Trump U.S. 47th […]

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