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Fort Snelling Community Conversations To Tell Painful History

The Minnesota Historical Society is preparing for a major overhaul of Fort Snelling in anticipation of the Forts’ 200th Anniversary in 2019. MHS has announced its intentions to do more truth telling about the Fort’s painful past and to engage the community in the process. 414 more words


Lost & Found

Watch our latest short, “Lost & Found”, which tells the story of 2 boys separated by the incarceration and reunited 70 years later.

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Artist of the moment..........Matsumi (Mike) Kanemitsu

Mike also known as Matsumi, Kanemitsu was an American abstract painter and printmaker. Matsumi Kanemitsu was born in Ogden, Utah in the year 1922.

His family relocated to Japan when the artist was 3 years of age. 236 more words

Ansel Adams: Beyond Awe and Wonder

What landscape photographer doesn’t look in awe at the work of Ansel Adams? Hell, what landscape photographer, deep down, doesn’t want to beAnsel Adams? It’s not just the amazing landscapes of Yosemite because a quick check on Flickr will prove that half dome doesn’t always look as arresting in photos. 615 more words

Christmas Greetings from Oldham Prisoners in Germany

At Christmas 1914 the Mayor of Oldham, Councillor William Lees, received a postcard from Germany. On the front were the words: ‘Kriegs-Gefanjenen Sendung’ and the address ‘The Mayor of Oldham, Clarksfield House, Lancashire, England’, while on the reverse side were the words: ‘Englander lager, Ruhleben – Spandau, Germany’. 1,114 more words

World War One

War Relocation Center or Interment Camp - What's in a Name?

When I returned home (to Arkansas) in March of 2013, I purposely drove to a little town called Jerome (which only has a population of 46 people according to the sign I photographed) just outside of Dermott; in order to take a photo of a particular sign that I saw when my parents had to pick me up in Baton Rogue, Louisiana when I was visiting back in November of 2010. 647 more words

Aphrodite's Delights

Deeper into the Abyss

Trump is still actually being taken seriously, and more than ever.  What the hell?


Ban the Muslims?  It reminds me of the “we hate the Irish” sentiment of the 19th century, or the anti-Chinese laws we hardly repealed before the First World War.  311 more words