Monthly Archives: October 2014

Why do We Have Native American Heritage Month?

As you may or may not know,  November is Native American Heritage Month. On the heels of Columbus Day, and all the way through  November to Thanksgiving, Native Americans become the topic of public discussions more than the rest of … Continue reading

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School Shootings: A Symptom of Society Failing Our Children

What kind of world do we live in when school shootings are commonplace, predictable even? In June, CNN reported that there were 74 school shooting incidents in the past 18 months, since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Connecticut. Some … Continue reading

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Land Reform in Vanuatu

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), passed in 2007, gave a new language to indigenous rights struggles. While the Declaration is not considered an international treaty, it is a very important foundational document that acknowledges … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead’s 50-year career to be chronicled in Martin Scorsese-produced documentary

Originally posted on Consequence of Sound:
Legendary jam band Grateful Dead will see its 50th anniversary commemorated with a brand new full-length documentary due out next year. As Deadline reports, the authorized production will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev (Happy Valley, 12-12-12, The Tillman…

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Inaugural Post

As a writer, I have come to grasp the importance of visibility (or what you might also call shameless self-promotion!). Writers write because they feel they have something to contribute to the world. I write for that reason, and others. … Continue reading

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