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On th'eclipse of the sun. Solar Eclipse.

Some American Indian peoples avoid looking at the eclipse.Western culture has ceased to give spiritual significance to such celestial movements. To watch an eclipse is to participate in change out of the daily flow of nature; to bring the world of night, or emotions, or shamanic consciousness into ascendance; to give access to unpredictable Change. 176 more words

Art

When Historic Preservation Begins

Again. The damage had been done, and the implications were clear. Like the rape of Mother Earth, in creating their territory with roads, like in Rondo, there was the State of Minnesota’s Department of Transportation.   728 more words

Minnesota

They will survive

9 January 2016

By VICTORIA STONE-MEADOWS

THE ninth annual Belgrave Survival Day saw hundreds of people turn out to Borthwick Park in Belgrave to celebrate the continuation and strength of Indigenous culture. 55 more words

Mail News Group

Whale Song – a review

Time for another review and although some might class this novel as YA, it was much more.

Whale Song

by Cheryl Kaye Tardif 

A haunting story of love, tragedy, sacrifice and transformation that will change the way you view life…and death. 458 more words

Writing

Aboriginal land owners say government is pandering to Indian mining conglomerate

Members of a traditional owners council in Australia have accused the national government of pandering to the interests of the Indian mining conglomerate Adani, and the mining industry in general, in its attempts to pass amendments to the country’s Native Title Act. 1,698 more words

Here We Go, Dalrymple Style

Under the guise (uh, ruse) of safety and security, ND Gov Dalrymple signed an executive order to force the evacuation of thousands of @NoDAPL protesters who are peacefully organized to protect clean water from dirty oil and sacred land from thoughtless destruction. 284 more words

Water

Civil Rights Issues Facing Indian Nations, (First People)

This blog is designed for all people who wish to seek education, understanding and gain further knowledge to the multi-faceted problems facing the First Nations in America. 642 more words