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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

An Indian History of the American West

by Dee Brown

A Review

‘The only good Indians I ever saw were dead.’

I began this book with high expectations and a lot of questions. 1,346 more words

Book Review

RECONCILIATION: It's Not as Black and White as It Seems

A couple of years ago, I attended a gathering of church leaders gathered to discuss racial reconciliation particularly in light of the PCA’s relations with the black community. 1,586 more words

“This unfortunate race, whom we had been taking so much pains to save and to civilize, have by their unexpected desertion and ferocious barbarities justified extermination and now await our decision on their fate.”

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Philosophy

“If it be the design of Providence to extirpate these Savages in order to make room for cultivators of the Earth, it seems not improbable that rum may be the appointed means.”

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Philosophy

A long time ago my father told me what his father told him, that there was once a Lakota holy man, called Drinks Water, who dreamed what was to be; and this was long before the coming of the Wasichus.

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Philosophy

Exporting fear instead of Gospel - where "The Christian Right" gets it wrong

Jesus: “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another” (

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Faith

Selfies Stick

The iCloud is not white and pure.
A monster to the Earth it be.
The memories it keeps in store
consume resources greedily.

Individual mentality… 82 more words