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grant-hayter-menzies's picture
Aug.06.2012
During the panel discussion convened on March 29th at the Greenwich Historical Society, as part of Joseph McGill's Slave Dwelling Project, I listened to fellow panel member Dale Plummer of Norwich, CT talk about the beginnings of slavery in New England. Dale spoke of how, following the Pequot...
raymond-mallette's picture
Jun.12.2012
     The deerskin clothing kept the Native American and his mate warm against the elements as they sat on top of the grassy hill, utilizing the shade of the giant oak. The late spring wind was cool and the two found themselves shoulder to shoulder staring out across the great...
holly-weiss's picture
Feb.08.2012
Scott Weidensaul takes us back to the true frontier, The First Frontier, where lands east of the Hudson and Delaware were hotly contested for two centuries before the American Revolution. People who laid claim to the eastern seaboard came with ambiguous motives from unimaginably different cultures...
wim-coleman's picture
Dec.01.2011
Reading and writing are magical.   That isn’t just a slogan to encourage your students to read and write—although it can’t hurt! It’s also more true than we may realize or remember.   When I was a small child, three or four years old, I’d watch adults reading—my dad reading a novel, my...
suellen-ocean's picture
Nov.18.2011
Living in the Southland of what we now know as Massachusetts, an Indian Chief born in 1580, “Massasoit” was friendly and shared food with the Pilgrims, thus beginning America's first Thanksgiving. This amicable relationship lasted about fifty years until Massasoit’s death in 1661. After this date,...
cynthia-brian's picture
Jul.15.2011
Best seller, James Rollins returns to Starstyle®-Be the Star You Are!® with host Cynthia Brian for his newest roller coaster ride novel. THE DEVIL COLONY.   The recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland are eerily matched to the plot of his newest Sigma Force thriller. Set mostly in North America, the...
patricia-lee's picture
Jun.27.2011
During the past few weeks I've been working on three film viewer's guides for The Native American Public Telecommunications group.  One is on the trial of Standing Bear, another on a Tlingit man from Alaska, and a third on a Laguna feast day called "Grab."  Just working on these guides...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Oct.21.2010
This is my sixth and final post about the Grantmakers in the Arts 2010 conference, where I was invited to take part as a live blogger. It was tremendous fun: I got to write morning, noon, and night, which is my preferred type of ecstatic meditation. It was also a perfect antidote to the anxiety I...
vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Nov.27.2009
            I am everyone whoever died without a voice or a prayer or a hope or a chance.... everyone whoever suffered for being an Indian, for being indigenous, for being free, for being Other, for being committed.... I am every one of them. Every single one. Yes....
david-moolten's picture
Oct.16.2009
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  …we had better, in order to protect our civilization…wipe these untamed and untameable creatures from the face of the earth. —L. Frank Baum, in an editorial following the Wounded Knee massacre   We watched, waited in terror for the terrible Moment to come so we could peek through...