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Indigenous Knowledge Denied in AZ

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As might be expected the tangible, educational successes borne from the implementation of indigenous knowledge has again slammed into bigoted, legislative and judicial barriers in a settler state (United States of America). Incredibly The Arizona State legislature enacted and the governor signed a law to effectively bar the state school system from developing and operating [&hellip... more →

Eight Dimensions for Solstice

[Purhépecha came from the four directions as one of the oldest peoples in México [Michoacán[ recognizing the four changing windows of time and one of those windows is what many call the Winter Solstice] Solstice is a marker of time, of change. The Gregorian Calendar marks the days 20, 21,22,23 of December as the Solstice [&hellip... more →

Birth, Death and Renewal

Hysteria rising from the dooms-day theologies grips large pieces of the world’s human population as they attempt to use the Mayan end-of-cycle date of December 21, 2012 (Winter Solstice) as a confirmation of their “end of the world” fears. In a strange way, this failure to truly understand the Mayan system of knowledge while imposing [&hellip... more →

Living Autonomy

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Sifting through the multitude of journals, articles, and blogs that emphasize the entanglement of challenges humans find themselves in with regards to the globalized food system can feel daunting:  a myriad of verbal iterations attempting to name and define that which feels broken, corrupt, and unjust.  Amidst this determined polylogue, one occasionally comes across a [&hellip... more →

Revival of Hawaiian Cultural Practice

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Native Hawaiians held a cultural celebration in Nu’uanu in honor of Queen Emma 176th birthday on Jan. 2. A procession took place at the queen’s Summer Palace. Following traditional protocol a newly created white kahili (feathered standards used by Hawaiian royalty) was being presented. The celebration marked the revival of a cultural practice long believed [&hellip... more →

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