Tag Archives: Native Americans

Forget the past or “never forget”? (Memorial Day thoughts)

Too often our memory of the past is selective. Many people want to forget America’s history of racial injustice, but when it comes to Memorial Day they want to “never forget.” I wrote a book about many incredible, yet forgotten, … Continue reading

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Observations From Reading Quotation Books

“Most collectors collect tangibles.  As a quotation collector, I collect wisdom, life, invisible beauty, souls alive in ink . . . I swim across a sea of quotes, splashing in the words and riding the waves of wisdom. ”  ~Terri Guillemets … Continue reading

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Wanna Play Quakers And Indians?

Would you like to play Quakers and Indians (or to be more politically correct–Friends and Native Americans)? It is a different take on the childhood game of cowboys and Indians. Since Friends practice non-violence, Quakers and Indians requires no pistols, … Continue reading

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Accepting Black History Into American History

Some people say that we shouldn’t talk about black history in the USA, just American history.  That is a worthy goal — a color blind history where all people are equal.  The only problem is that when we honestly look … Continue reading

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