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Posts Categorized: History

The Rise of Indigenous Wisdom


First published in 2013, a book of essays by an Indigenous writer is soaring on a The New York Times list of bestsellers. What’s going on?  

The Dominion of the Microbe


  What is required, overall, is a new paradigm in the way people think about disease. Laurie Garrett, author of The Coming Plague   

Humboldt Rises Again, a Woman at his Side


  Two friends responded to my earlier post on Alexander Von Humboldt with additional information that altered my perspective, and I would like to share.

A Thanksgiving Blessing


I am happy to say that I spent Thanksgiving with “the greatest man since the Deluge.”  

The Greatest Apache


I always thought that Apaches were the scariest Indians of all. And then I took a walk in a garden.

Yet Another Trail


“When you see a new trail, or a footprint you do not know, follow it to the point of knowing.” Uncheedah