I’m reading good sh*t: the dweller, what is gaslighting, #60sScoop

good sh*t : parenting, French parenting, attachment theory, Jon Ronson on Ariel Leve, One Story blog, gaslighting, Joyce Carol Oates, scars, memoirs…   By Lara Trace (who loved thinking about parents and parenting) This is my excuse for a post this week.  I’m on the road most of the month… read ’em and leave me […]


By Lara Trace (called Lala by her sister in Austria) Am I the only one?   Every. SINGLE. DAY…  I feel like I’m overreacting to an insane horror flick.  YEEGADS, what the hell is going on in this world?  It’s like a very very very bad movie, between X RATED and profane.  If I turn […]

NEW BOOK: STOLEN GENERATIONS! Survivors of the Indian Adoption Projects and 60s Scoop

one click to buy Contributors: INTRO: Johnathan Brooks (Northern Cheyenne) Preface: Trace Hentz (Shawnee-Cherokee- French Canadian) Joseph Henning (Cree) Leland Pacheco Kirk Morrill (Navajo) Nakuset (Cree) Debra Newman (Choctaw Cherokee) Belinda Mastalski Smith (Oneida New York) Janelle Black Owl (Mandan, Hidatasa, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, Lakota) Susan Devan Harness (Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes) Dana LoneHill (Oglala […]

Make it Obvious Where You Went Wrong (scandals, too)

You are trying to get it right, but you might not.  Maybe though you got almost there.  If you got almost there, don’t cover your tracks.  Don’t make it seem like your work is perfect. … KEEP READING: Make it Obvious Where You Went Wrong   By Lara Trace Now that I am finishing up […]

2016: Time to Rev Up

By Lara Trace It’s good to be home and I’m revved up to resume a weekly schedule of blog posts. (I missed you guys [I really did] but I was reading your inspiring bad-ass blogs!) (for some weird reason I stopped getting email notice of your new posts – um, still working to fix that.) […]

What does sorry mean? Stolen Generations Australia

Published on May 11, 2015 All footage shot at the Grandmothers Against Removals Convergence at Parliament House, Ngunnawal land (Canberra) February 2015. This convergence marked 7 years since Kevin Rudd’s apology to the Stolen Generations. For more information please visit : http://stopstolengenerations.com.au/

Stolen Generations: Adoption as a Weapon

   top photo available now on Amazon and in all ebook stores By Peter d’Errico  January 02, 2013 (Indian Country Today Media) Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects is a new book about the campaign to break indigenous social structures by removing the children: “Governments…paid agencies and churches to remove and Christianize […]