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Adventuresses Club Press 2: The Nun Ensign

That’s correct, we have another book out! This time I’ve delved back to the 16-17th centuries, to bring you the impossibly block-busteresque life of Catalina de Erauso, the Nun Ensign. 95 more words

Classic

Ethical Responsibility: Travel Photography and The Colonial Gaze

Work in progress. These are initial thoughts that will be later composed into an full-length essay.

Images can be found here: https://www.danicolephotography.com/travel-1/ 

I felt it necessary to write an accompanying essay to justify my photographs of the Omo Valley tribes I took in Ethiopia, January 2016. 413 more words

Writing

I am my ancestors

Ancestral worship has been practiced across space and time. In this day of age, we don’t think so much about my our past generations, we don’t think how they were different or similar to us. 250 more words

Indigenous

Nearly every country on earth is named after one of four things

When the US president says “America first” to a room full of world leaders, he probably doesn’t mean to invoke the spirit of a 15th-century Italian. 1,924 more words

"Owners" of Mindanao

Odd that, while countries such as UK and Australia have rallied their support behind the Moro people’s quest for self-determination, Filipino leaders from here have not shown the same active enthusiasm. 210 more words

Institutions

Sweat the Small Stuff: Lessons in Reverse Racism from Evaristo's Blonde Roots

Book Review of Blonde Roots by Bernardine Evaristo

Riverhead Books, 2009

ISBN: 978-1-59448-863-4

Paperback, 269 pp., $15

When I (first) read this: January-March 2016

My rating: 5/5 stars… 843 more words

Human Rights

Blog 1- Introduction to Empire

Empire, as defined by Oxford dictionary, is “an extensive group of states or countries ruled over by a single monarch, an oligarchy, or a sovereign state.” The application of empires throughout human history has been able to unite all people since imperialism has played a crucial role in the development of every state’s or country’s’ history. 1,024 more words