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White Privilege

I recently read an article on The Washington Post titled America’s unjust efforts to preserve white privilege” by Tom Ehrich. Overall the article provides many examples of how white privilege has been preserved by Christians and politicians throughout American history, and touches on few of the topics discussed in lecture and our readings. 458 more words

FOUND!! Lost City of the Monkey God...

Ah lost cities hidden deep in the jungles….the stuff of mystery, adventure, and movies! And once in awhile such legendary lost cities are actually discovered and, thus, are revealed as REAL.   1,243 more words

Ancient Man

Pro-Redskins group brings in out-of-town Native Americans who support Redskins mascot

NEW YORK – On the eve of a community forum on whether the Lancaster School District should keep or drop the controversial Redskins mascot, a pro-Redskins group flew two Native Americans to Buffalo to help their cause. 200 more words

News

America's bloodiest day (since the Civil War) that no one talks about

Last week, the New York Times published an in-depth piece (paywall) on the excessive use of force at New York’s Attica prison, stemming in large part from a history of violence and a prison riot that left 43 people dead in 1971. 527 more words

Another Look at Indians (Native Americans, Amerindians)

Native Americans are often cast in the role of victims of White aggression and unbridled avarice-driven or gratuitous violence, especially in the territories known collectively today as the United States. 330 more words

Paleo

2/25 - 2/28/2015 - Senator Lisa Murkowski - Cosponsored Legislation

Hi All, The Alaska Library Association conference kept me busy from Thursday – Sunday, so some legislation alerts got stacked up. To reduce the number of posting, I’m combining the alerts by member. 292 more words

Alaska

America’s Native American Genocide and ISIS; Is History Repeating Itself?

“Kurdish fighters assembled near a pickup truck mounted with an antiaircraft weapon in front of a church in the Assyrian village of Tel Jumaa, in northeast Syria.” Image from… 520 more words