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▶ David Smith: Doctrine of Discovery | Peacestock 2015

Papal Bulls of the 15th century gave Christian explorers the right to claim lands they "discovered" and lay claim to those lands for their Christian Monarchs. Any land that was not inhabited by Christians was available to be "discovered", claimed, and exploited. If the "pagan" inhabitants could be converted, they might be spared. If not, More

▶ Winona LaDuke – Seeds of Our Ancestors, Seeds of Life – TEDxTC

[youtube=http://youtu.be/pHNlel72eQc] Also recommended:  Yes! Magazine:  How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It Published on Mar 4, 2012 Winona is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota. As Program Director of Honor the Earth, she More

Reflections on Coldwater

Reflections on Coldwater Written after the final Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) meeting regarding the determination of Wetland A at Coldwater Springs. Development is not necessarily improvement: that attitude is a 19th century/20th century intellectual construct. We are now in the 21st century, and a new construct that recognizes that development may be a curse More

Chris Hedges> Welcome to the Asylum

Welcome to the Asylum Also published as “The Implosion of Capitalism” By Chris Hedges    30 April 2012      Truthdig | Op-Ed Picking through scraps in a Kolkata, India waste dump. (Photo: Sterneck) When civilizations start to die they go insane. Let the ice sheets in the Arctic melt. Let the temperatures rise. Let the air, More

Chris Hedges> Welcome to the Asylum

Welcome to the Asylum Also published as “The Implosion of Capitalism” By Chris Hedges    30 April 2012      Truthdig | Op-Ed Picking through scraps in a Kolkata, India waste dump. (Photo: Sterneck) When civilizations start to die they go insane. Let the ice sheets in the Arctic melt. Let the temperatures rise. Let the air, More

Mendota Dakota and the Rebirth of a Community

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kID7FCWJRT8&w=560&h=315] This documentary film follows the story of the Mendota Dakota, a Native American tribe from Mendota, Minnesota, from pre-Minnesota to the present era. It includes interviews with Jim Anderson, Sharon Lennartson, Jim Albrecht and Doug LeClaire of the Mendota Dakota tribe. It also features a short speech from Arvol Looking Horse, the 19th More

Film Screening> Woven from the Land: women. prairie. culture

Woven from the Land: women. prairie. culture. FILM SCREENING followed by a Q&A with filmmaker (and possibly surprise guest panelists!) St Anthony Main Screen 3 Monday, October 10, 2011 7pm wovenfromtheland.com General Public - $10 Film Society of Msp/St Paul Members  -  $5 Low Income - there will be a limited number of $5 tickets for low income More

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