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Diary of a mothering worker. November 18, 2014

Post 170.

After rainy season, Ziya, her Amerindian godmother and I are going to roam the country taking selfies. Also taking the practice of being ‘independent ladies’ seriously, we are stopping at sites where colonial names replaced Amerindian ones and bad ass posing next to those signs with the little remembered Amerindian ones held high. 561 more words

Momentous Trivialities: Diary Of A Mothering Worker

donald ramotar given a paper head dress in Sawariwau, rupununi #guyana

it’s evident he’s not in charge, but someone in Sawariwau nailed it with this paper head dress on the “cacique”
well decorated with markers and crayons… 16 more words



Matoaka (1595?-1617), whose married name was Rebecca Rolfe, is best known by her nickname, Pocahontas (“Little Wanton”). She is known for saving the life of John Smith, a leader of Jamestown, Virginia, the beginning of what would become the US. 87 more words