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Watching "Tarzan" and Deconstructing Post-Colonial Heroes

Assuming you like action adventure movies to begin with, whether or not you enjoy The Legend of Tarzan depends at least partly on how much history you want in your historical period adventures. 1,303 more words

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Cahokia Mounds

Looking for a weekend trip? Want to visit a World Heritage site? How about the third largest pyramid base in the world? You do not even have to leave Illinois. 296 more words

Prairie State College Library

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ~~ repost

Here’s a link to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. http://bit.ly/hxhoHl

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of
Indigenous Peoples

Adopted by… 3,699 more words

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Between Not Forgetting and a Breathtaking Future: Notes from The Pathways to Reconciliation Conference

This June I had the good fortune (and great privilege) of attending and participating in the Pathways to Reconciliation conference, an international gathering of more than 400 Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples at the University of Winnipeg, June 15-18 2016. 2,314 more words

THE ABSURDITY OF THE TIME WE LIVE IN NOW REDUX

Inspite of the fact that I have long been aware of the Sami and similarities between them and the nations from their petrogylphs and cradle boards to traditional dwellings it was only recently that  I was introduced to Marie Boine on bearspawprint’s site. 315 more words

A Talk in Stanford University by the Lumad Leaders - April 26, 2016

On April 26, 2016 attended a talk in Stanford University by indigenous community leaders from Mindanao on a historic tour of the United States to raise public awareness about the struggle for their human rights and ancestral land. 344 more words