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Knickerd Road, Freedom Lane, Bower Avenue

Today’s estate sale adventures took me to three houses, all of which snagged my attention in some sort of way. It can’t be said enough that estate sales bring a sort of aura to the air. 1,999 more words

In Dreams, I See People - Lila May Rose

In a waking dream this morning, it is as if I met someone in my mind. She was a pretty woman, apparently African American, and I think that she was sitting down and looking at me from about 4 feet away. 213 more words

Catholicism

Joel Reisig announces call for Native Americans for 'Jack London: Son of the Wolf'--seeks authenticity

Joel Reisig has announced a another casting call for his “Jack London: Son of  the Wolf” movie.   Based upon several books and short stories by Jack London, author of “The Son of the Wolf”-a collection of stories of the Klondike-Reisig is striving for authenticity in this element of his movie. 181 more words

When the Amber Alert System Fails: An Abduction on Navajo Land

On May 2, 2016, a man in a van abducted a brother and sister on the Navajo reservation. The boy, Ian Mike, escaped. The abductor murdered Ian’s sister — Ashlynne Mike — and left her body by the sacred mountain Tsé Bitʼaʼí, known as Shiprock. 410 more words

Nonfiction

San Francisco Reverses Course on Controversial Pioneer Statue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans. 259 more words

News

Epithets and Implicatures, and History as Damage Control

I haven’t been monitoring the controversy about the Washington football team that closely for awhile now, but the topic hasn’t entirely escaped my attention. This morning, I took a moment to scan the old… 1,165 more words

Politics

Chief Cornstalk's American Revolution (part one)

Chief Cornstalk after an 1870 rendering (Wikimedia Commons)

The American Revolution on the frontier was brutal.  Neutrality was difficult position to maintain, but some Native American tribes attempted it.  2,480 more words

Revolutionary War