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Columbus: Buff and Ready for Genocide

Below the elevated platform at the Astoria Boulevard N/Q train station, my neighborhood plays host to Columbus Square—which is actually shaped like a warped triangle. Let Manhattan have its rather simplistic circle…we in Queens are far more geometrically sophisticated. 82 more words

Evening Prayer 9.29.14, St. Michael & All Angels: Michaelmas

New Donors to our 10th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign:

Rachael Atamian
Sarah Hicks
Susanne Nanka-Bruce
Michael Redmond
Nancy Eggert
Deacon Davidson Bidwell-Waite
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"Love is something I don't know"

In my previous post I explained why I wanted to publish accounts from some survivors of Canada’s residential school system.

These are the words of Pearl Achneepineskum who attended residential school for 8 years. 157 more words

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Moscow endorses offensive against Crimean Tatar Mejlis | #Russia #Mejlis #CrimeanTatar

Halya Coynash reporting,

With western leaders suggesting they will lift sanctions if Russia complies with the Minsk agreement which says nothing about Crimea, Moscow obviously feels it can behave with impunity on the Ukrainian territory it annexed. 729 more words

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Evening Prayer 9.28.14, Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Proper 21

Every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like the master of a household who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old. 1,867 more words

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World Conference Outcome Document: States Win - ICTMN.com

If the most important part of any United Nations world conference or high level plenary meeting is the Outcome Document, then states were the beneficiaries of the document adopted at the High Level Plenary Meeting to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples WCIP held recently in New York.The conference was held for states to form an agreement on implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples UNDRIP. 403 more words

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