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Category: Artby - Jay Taber

A Beautiful Mind

October 27, 2007

If communication in its myriad forms of expression is what comprises a culture, then the particular architecture or design of communicating is what determines that culture’s level of human consciousness….

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Walking Around Ideas

October 24, 2007

The social practice of walkabout by the world’s oldest indigenous culture serves many purposes, one of which is acquiring perspective through the literal travel through time and space at a…

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The Body Politic

October 22, 2007

The primary mission of institutions charged with protecting the public health is to contain outbreaks and to prevent epidemics associated with infectious disease. The first order of business in the…

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Just Cause

October 18, 2007

The European Court of Justice might soon choose to consider an application by the Cornish Stannary Parliament. Citing discriminatory treatment by England in the Duchy of Cornwall — also known…

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Tribalism

October 9, 2007

The Oxford English Dictionary defines tribe as a group of families or communities linked by cultural ties and having a recognized leader. In an article discussing tribal endurance in North…

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Fabric of Identity

October 4, 2007

If the fabric of global society is analogous to a constantly shifting patchwork of cognitive relationships between tribes, institutions, markets and networks, then the fabric of each component of this…

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Broken Record

September 28, 2007

My friend Paul de Armond once remarked that it seemed life in America was like a giant broken record in the sky that kept playing the same segment of a…

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Acquiring Perspective

September 27, 2007

I was looking over the posts at Native America this morning, and thought about the vast amounts of time and money expended by Indian tribes in the last half-century to…

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Principles of Psywar

September 21, 2007

With the advent of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the world indigenous resurgence will require the linking of national, regional, and local movement resources through a…

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Tribes Nations States

September 19, 2007

Media and think tanks on the payroll of the US government or military understandably have a state-centric bias when it comes to describing or analyzing conflict between tribes, nations, and…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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