Tag: Native American

Sep 06 2018

Book Review on #ReadABookDay to #BeatTheBacklist #PlutoLives

My backlist is host to a wide variety of books from many genres. This one happens to be from the non-fiction science section. The Universe (Collins Discover)- August 8, 2006 – by Peter Grego Overall, a pretty good book. It felt like a mini-textbook to me, like the ones from school days in the 1980/90’s. …

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Nov 23 2017

Thanksgiving Thought

For more thoughts like this, Click. In all honesty though, folks, I hope you have a good holiday. Or just a nice day, for those of you outside of the US.

Jun 15 2014

Sunday Seven of Citizenship to honor Native Americans and Fathers

A timeline to citizenship and voting rights   1630- Export of Native American slaves becomes a notable business and popular strategy to depopulate the land   1730- The number of Native American’s exported far exceeds the number of all other slaves imported to the Americas   1863- Emancipation Proclamation   1867- A record number of …

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Mar 30 2014

Sunday Seven- Native American Homes

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add? Traditional Native American homes that are not Teepees, Tipis, or Tepees:   Wigwams Longhouses Asi Pueblos Plankhouses Hogans Chickee

Mar 27 2014

Geography for the win

The post at Operation Awesome made me think of a conversation from 15 years ago.   Coworker: “Hey, where’s the Portuguese guy?” Me: “Who?” Coworker: “You know, the Portuguese guy. Juan or Carlo or something. The one who’s always talking real fast in that accent no one but you gets.” Me: “Pedro? I haven’t seen …

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Mar 02 2014

Sunday Seven- New England Nations

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add?  Native American Nations and Tribes of New England   Lenni-Lenape Pennacook Iroquois Penobscot Montaukett Shinnecock Mohawk

Jun 16 2013

Native American Citizenship Day and celebrating Dad and flags

June 15 is Native American Citizenship Day. This observance commemorates the day in 1924 when the United States Congress passed legislation recognizing the citizenship of Native Americans. There is some humor in the length of time it took for the indigenous people of this land to be known as citizens. To break it down- citizenship took …

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