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Adopting Journalism for Social Justice
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These stories were first written from late 2017-June 2018. It was while I was a freelance journalist with The People’s World (PW). The amazing group of editors there helped flush out my voice... More > with stories I knew needed to be read. While at PW I was humbled to see my stories time and time again be the most clicked/read stories of the week. Most of my stories had 1000’s of hits a day for over 5 days in a row constantly. I always said, it is the combination of a good nose for a story and the great editing team I shared which was a winning combination. Oklahoman Mark Maxey is a Yuchi Indian, enrolled in the Muscogee Nation, and has studied radio/TV/film with an Art minor in college. He is a member of the National Writers Union, UAW Local 1981/AFL-CIO. He’s worked as an administrative assistant, petroleum landman, barista, staff writer, paralegal, content producer and graphic designer. He spent six months as a National Data Team volunteer for the Bernie Sanders for President campaign.< Less
Eelgrass "Candy of the Sea"
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One of the most important seagrasses on the planet, eelgrass was also an important local food for coastal First Nations like the Nuu-chah-nulth. In this new booklet (part of a series about... More > traditional, local foods), learn how to recognize native eelgrass, how to harvest it for food, and how to help it thrive to provide a basis for marine wildlife. The booklet also includes activities relating to eelgrass habitat, food security, and traditional foods, along with selections from the Nuu-chah-nulth language. The Nuu-chah-nulth Traditional Foods Toolkit promotes the wisdom of Nuu-chah-nulth elders by recording and sharing their experiences, language, and knowledge regarding traditional foods. The information in these booklets promotes food sovereignty and security, encouraging healthy, sustainable communities for current and future generations. Proceeds from the sale of this booklet go towards education and training programs for children and others in Nuu-chah-nulth communities.< Less
Steam Pit Cooking
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Historically Nuu-chah-nulth people on Vancouver Island’s west coast used steam pits to cook a variety of foods for feasts and families. In this new instructional booklet, (part of a series... More > about traditional foods) learn about the foods traditionally cooked in a steam pit, along with step-by-step instructions on preparing and using your own pit. The booklet also includes learning activities for communities, families, and classrooms interested in trying out this unique form of cooking. The Nuu-chah-nulth Traditional Foods Toolkit promotes the wisdom of Nuu-chah-nulth elders by recording and sharing their experiences, language, and knowledge regarding traditional foods. The information in these booklets promotes food sovereignty and security, encouraging healthy, sustainable communities for current and future generations. Proceeds from the sale of this booklet go towards education and training programs for children and others in Nuu-chah-nulth communities.< Less
Oaxaca Is... (color version)
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Oaxaca's indigenous communities have been struggling for dignity, sovereignty, and survival since the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. Last summer a teacher's strike sparked a broader uprising,... More > tapping into Oaxaca's strong traditions of resistance. For a brief moment, the struggle held the world's attention as federal and state police fought with the movement for control of the state's capital. Though the world's attention has shifted away from Oaxaca, neither the popular movement nor the issues that sparked it have gone away. [Color Photos]< Less
History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I. To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Performed During the Years 1804-5-6.
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774 – October 11, 1809) was... More > an American explorer, soldier, politician, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark.Their mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase, establish trade with, and sovereignty over the natives near the Missouri River, and claim the Pacific Northwest and Oregon Country for the United States before European nations. They also collected scientific data, and information on indigenous nations. President Thomas Jefferson appointed him Governor of Upper Louisiana in 1806. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meriwether_Lewis< Less
Ends of Empire in Africa and Asia, 1945-1979
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The essays in this volume all address the subject of decolonization from a variety of different perspectives and in a variety of different contexts. Some focus on decolonization strictly as a... More > political process of the transfer of power from an alien European regime to an indigenous governing body of one sort or another. Others see “decolonization” through the lens of perception, focusing on how media outlets of the mid-twentieth century covered the significant changes that were taking place in the geopolitical landscape at the time. Still others examine “decolonization” in terms of a paradigm shift in terms of political, cultural, or intellectual conceptualizations. As the European empires eroded, equality, sovereignty, and universality became ideological aspirations in a world still stricken with oppression, dependency, and conflict. As a whole, these essays point to the ways that the ends of empire in Africa and Asia created a space for new possibilities, even as continuities with the past remained salient.< Less
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