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Māori Portraits Offer a Window into New Zealand’s Colonial History

Māori Portraits Offer a Window into New Zealand’s Colonial History @Auckartgal https://t.co/LJqxuf0sEA — hyperallergic (@hyperallergic) February 13, 2017 Gottfried Lindauer's portraits present a collective history of colonial New Zealand, capturing individual identities in a time of great social change and upheaval. Source: Māori Portraits Offer a Window into New Zealand’s Colonial History

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Pequot in New Zealand | Signing The Treaty of Waitangi | New Zealand history | Native Land Court

By Lara Trace Hentz When I was editor of the Pequot Times in Connecticut, we had a visit from a Maori woman descended from Peter George. It was fascinating to meet her! Here is a look at this interesting and devastating history...   A Pequot in New Zealand? Geomap: Peter George, Mashantucket Pequot Whaler This… Continue reading Pequot in New Zealand | Signing The Treaty of Waitangi | New Zealand history | Native Land Court

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It’s Not About You…

FYI: for therapists and everyone else! xox

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A must-read anthology for anyone connected to or affected by adoption.
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The Privacy Paradox | Google’s A.I. gets greedy | DuckDuckGo

What you need to know to take back your digital identity - and maybe even your soul. READ and LISTEN: Introducing: The Privacy Paradox - Note to Self - WNYC TECH ETHICS & DATA SURVIVALISM If you can’t stop thinking about privacy, well, neither can we. It’s doing wonders for our insomnia. Kidding! Manoush sat… Continue reading The Privacy Paradox | Google’s A.I. gets greedy | DuckDuckGo

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BLOG BONUS: About Postcommodity: Through The Repellent Fence

Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective comprised of Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martínez, and Kade L. Twist. Postcommodity’s art functions as a shared Indigenous lens and voice to engage the assaultive manifestations of the global market and its supporting institutions, public perceptions, beliefs, and individual actions that comprise the ever-expanding, multinational, multiracial and multiethnic colonizing force… Continue reading BLOG BONUS: About Postcommodity: Through The Repellent Fence

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Louise Erdrich on ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans | In The Veins @BlueHandBooks #NoDAPL

By Lara Trace Hentz  (poet-writer) (founder of Blue Hand Books) I am remiss in mentioning I'm in the new poetry anthology IN THE VEINS (released 2-1-2017) and last year I did mention the poetry book TENDING THE FIRE by Chris Felver that is coming out in 2017.   Louise and I are both that book.  NICE!… Continue reading Louise Erdrich on ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans | In The Veins @BlueHandBooks #NoDAPL

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WE ARE NATIVE WOMEN – 23rd March to 31st May 2017 – Rainmaker Gallery

  “Dooming a person’s existence to that of a stereotype is worse than never having lived at all.” Shan Goshorn The artworks in this exhibition depict women of all ages, strong, powerful, nurturing, caring, desirable, provocative, dangerous, real and supernatural. It highlights individual and communal struggles, concerns and life choices of women from several Native… Continue reading WE ARE NATIVE WOMEN – 23rd March to 31st May 2017 – Rainmaker Gallery

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800 Babies in a Mass Grave – a Re-Post/Update

From my friend Toritto: On June 2, 2014 I posted the below article concerning an Irish historian’s claim that hundreds of dead babies were to be found on the grounds of a “home” for unwed mothers run by … PLEASE READ: 800 Babies in a Mass Grave - a Re-Post/Update It's Friday and a good day to… Continue reading 800 Babies in a Mass Grave – a Re-Post/Update

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Why an Apache Artist’s Photos Are Inextricable from His Activism | What the people of the Amazon know that you don’t | TED Talk

Standing Fox, a leader of the Apache Stronghold movement, talks about how activism plays an important part in his life as an Apache artist. What do you hope to communicate to non-Indians through your work? Standing Fox, “Untitled”SF: I think that the people in the US tend to forget how rich the culture is on… Continue reading Why an Apache Artist’s Photos Are Inextricable from His Activism | What the people of the Amazon know that you don’t | TED Talk

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This lost Native language of Massachusetts is waking up again | What is Bermuda’s Connection to the Pequot

This lost Native language of Massachusetts is waking up again READ: This lost Native language of Massachusetts is waking up again PRI´s The World | First Nations Blog – FIRST NATIONS AND THIS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDAdYjhg2xI By Lara Trace Hentz  (She Covers the Trail) AQUAY!  Hello, greetings to you in Pequot!  BERMUDA Greeting :: Yo Ace Boy!… Continue reading This lost Native language of Massachusetts is waking up again | What is Bermuda’s Connection to the Pequot

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“First Daughter and the Black Snake” Lights the Path

LA PROGRESSIVE's Dick Price wrote: Besides being a masterfully conceived, thoroughly engaging film, what makes "First Daughter" so moving is the heartening solution it offers in these dark times. There are two videos at this link... READ: "First Daughter and the Black Snake" Lights the Path - LA Progressive

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Speechmaking: Talk of the Nation – BackStory with the American History Guys

It's 150 years since Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address - so we're taking a tour of some of the highs, and lows, of American speechmaking, and asking what makes some in endure. Guests Include:  Harold Holzer, Lincoln scholar  Lisa Tetrault, Carnegie Mellon University  Carolyn Eastman, Virginia Commonwealth University  Gordon Stewart, Former speechwriter to President… Continue reading Speechmaking: Talk of the Nation – BackStory with the American History Guys

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How About First Americans First? | Resistance Camps Spread* | Pequot’s Secret History | HUNAP | RUMBLE

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FAA Complicity in Violence Against Standing Rock Water Protectors #NoDAPL

  ND Hwy Patrol Lt. Tom Iverson on how today's 2PM evacuation is going to be played out at #StandingRock pic.twitter.com/J6a1hQoF9S — missmonet (@jennimonet) February 22, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Protector efforts to thwart the development of the pipeline has been met with violence and surveillance by police. In order to track the Water Protectors, police and… Continue reading FAA Complicity in Violence Against Standing Rock Water Protectors #NoDAPL

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Bonkers for BUNKERS: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich | Paraguay Compounds?

(New Yorker excerpt) ...On a cool evening in early November, I rented a car in Wichita, Kansas, and drove north from the city through slanting sunlight, across the suburbs and out beyond the last shopping center, where the horizon settles into farmland. After a couple of hours, just before the town of Concordia, I headed… Continue reading Bonkers for BUNKERS: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich | Paraguay Compounds?