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Some Dare Call It Walkabout: A Very Particular Journey By David Wesley Trotter
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At 60 years of age, David Wesley Trotter decided to hitchhike to Texas, for a music festival he wished to revisit. He didn't make his goal, but the journey was adventurous and educational in may... More > other ways, as well as bringing about some re-connections well worth the trip. Based in Rumi, and with a fair amount of spiritual and social commentary, this is the story of that journey.< Less
Some Dare Call It Walkabout: A Very Particualar Journey By David Wesley Trotter
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I wasn’t looking for a vision quest. I had done that in 1990 with the Bear Tribe. Some would say twenty-five years was long enough to warrant another quest, but in many traditions a vision... More > quest is intended for life. I simply wanted to reconnect directly with the folk music, singer-songwriter community of Kerrville, Texas, with which I had become acquainted in 2001 and 2002. That didn’t happen on the trip here described. I did, however, through seeming happenstance, reconnect with a high school friend from more than forty years earlier and had the pleasure of meeting her husband, and of revisiting Montana. My journey took seven days. It hurt in many ways: physically, emotionally, perhaps intellectually. In a week’s time I was tested in areas I long-ago passed through and mastered, but which had become tarnished or simply wanted more burnishing. There is an old Buddhist saying: Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water.< Less
Multilingual Education: Comparative Rhetoric Versus Linguistic Elitism and Assimilation By David Trotter
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For more than 500 years, a debate has raged in America over whether immigrants’ cultures and languages should be allowed to exist alongside the “native” culture and language of the... More > “host” country to which the immigrants have emigrated, whether they should be subordinated or replaced by the “host” culture and language, or whether they should be allowed to dominate and replace the “native” culture and language. Growing out of this debate, this essay deals with the cultural, linguistic, and social alienation that occurs when one is set aside, ostracized, or made an outsider because of one’s culture, language, or skin color. Specifically, it covers multilingual education and the surrounding social issues in terms of cultural identity versus assimilation. I suggest a balance between the common language and comparative rhetoric in education, a balance between monolingual education and a multilingual society.< Less
Some Dare Call It Walkabout: A Very Particular Journey By David Wesley Trotter
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At 60 years of age, David Wesley Trotter decided to hitchhike to Texas, for a music festival he wished to revisit. He didn't make his goal, but the journey was adventurous and educational in may... More > other ways, as well as bringing about some re-connections well worth the trip. Based in Rumi, and with a fair amount of spiritual and social commentary, this is the story of that journey.< Less
Trilogy By David Trotter
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This is a collection of poetry, prose shorts, nature photography and erotic drawings and photography produced over approximately twenty years, from 1993 to 2013. Topics include nature, Native... More > Americans, women, relationships, community, and erotic encounters.< Less
Multilingual Education: Comparative Rhetoric versus Linguistic Elitism and Assimilation By David Trotter
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David Trotter received his MA: English: Composition and Rhetoric from Eastern Washington University (EWU) in Cheney, Washington, USA in May 1995. This is his professional paper (thesis equivalent)... More > from that program, in which he explores the history of multilingual education in the US and the need for Comparative Rhetoric in that education.< Less