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  • Out of the Silence

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    The decaying totems of Haida Gwaii, documented in William Reid and Adelaide de Menil’s 1971 book Out of the Silence, were living monuments to a form of communication about the values of a civilization in decline. The 2007 formation of the United League of Indigenous Nations, as well as the Coast Salish Gathering, are testimonials… more

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  • The Centrist Position

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    Centrist is a concept used by the liberal elite to marginalize authentic activists. Their access to resources used to promote this concept allows them to penetrate a broad swath of popular opinion. Most Americans do not bother to think for themselves, but rather shop for opinions that either reinforce their existing prejudices, or otherwise comfort… more

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  • Kinship

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    As part of my continuing education on Northern Ireland, I came across a most informative perspective in the British Broadcasting Corporation online Wars and Conflict article by Professor Marianne Elliott, Director of the Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool. In her essay The Plantation of Ulster: its impact on the Catholic population,… more

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  • Warmonger

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    Praising the tough diplomacy (Iran-Contra) of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Democratic presidential candidate Barak Obama yesterday promised $30 billion to Israel, support for the continued deprivation of Palestinian human rights, and the elimination of the Iranian threat. more

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  • Change of Heart

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    In his book Winterkill, Craig Lesley’s Umatilla/Nez Perce protagonist makes reference to the hairstyle of what he calls “the dreamers” who lived in the Wallowa Mountains of northeastern Oregon where I went camping in the pine forests as a kid—the dream world where the now renowned Chief Joseph and his people raised appaloosas and watched… more

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