Indians are lousy television? Your Gift on Thanksgiving

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BVwnNSG-tk By Lara/Trace Don’t feel bad about knowing little to nothing about American Indians or First Nations in North America. I have a special treat for you on this day of Thanksgiving and our ways of giving thanks.  It’s a half-hour talk by a Native scholar K. Tsianina Lomawaima.  Give yourself this gift. Just remember […]

Think boatloads of immigrants on Turkey Day

By Lara/Trace After the speech on immigration by Obama, I decided it’s time you and I confess some of us are descendents of immigrants! So I decided to google: My (adopted) grandmother Romaine Baert immigrated from Belgium as a child. She and her brother Emil arrived at Ellis Island in New York City (circa 1900). […]

Thanksgiving?

Very few schoolchildren are also taught… about the deprivations and atrocities that occurred to the Indians afterwards, first at the hands of the colonists and then by the United States government. For those non-Indians who wish to commemorate the origins of Thanksgiving, there are many ways to do so. One would be to urge public schools […]

6 Reasons the Fiscal Cliff is a Scam

6 Reasons the Fiscal Cliff is a Scam | Alternet. Read more here: http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2012/11/21/15343715-your-helpful-thanksgiving-charts-about-the-deficit?lite