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Native Lives Matter

Why we need to talk about #NativeLives as much as we talk about #BlackLives.

Disclaimer: I am a black woman from central Mississippi. I consider myself a black activist although a rather bad one. 505 more words

Writing

Walking

When I was a small child I lived in a suburb of Cleveland Ohio and at the end of the block there was a woods. Now, this is the time when kids could disappear from their parents presence and nobody worried. 445 more words

Personal Experience

Excerpt: Perishing Heathens

The following has been excerpted from Perishing Heathens: Stories of Protestant Missionaries and Christian Indians in Antebellum America by Julius H. Rubin (October 2017). Rubin is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Saint Joseph.  1,227 more words

Excerpts

Native American leaders meet in Milwaukee, push for climate action

Native American leaders meeting in Milwaukee this week at the convention of the National Congress of American Indians are asking the Trump administration to do more to combat climate change.  23 more words

A La Crosse Wisconsin Travel Itinerary

rivers railroads ridges beer wine and a historic downtown

La Crosse is located at the intersection of the Black, La Crosse and Mississippi rivers in Western Wisconsin in a broad plain between the river bank and the tall bluffs typical of the Driftless area. 96 more words

Travel

Allergan's Mohawk Patent Defense Strategy Is Eyewash, Court Rules

A U.S. court ruling on Monday invalidating Allergan’s patents on its blockbuster $1.5 billion dry-eye medicine, Restasis, has cast doubt on the company’s novel and controversial strategy to enlist a Native American tribe to help shield those patents from challenge by generic drugmakers. 686 more words

Health

Recipe for Decolonization

A week after of Indigenous People of the Americas Day, also referred to as Columbus Day Day (#columbusdidnotdiscoveramerica), Hackerbirdy  1,009 more words
Columbus Day