Tech N9ne ft RedCloud -“PTSD” #NODAPL
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Lyrics are posted on YouTube.
September 10, 2016 at 4:32 pm (culture, education, environment, ethics, exploring interconnectedness, history, Indigenous People, issues, journalism, Lakota, life, living, music, Native Americans, nature, people, politics, random, Uncategorized)
Tags: "PTSD", #NoDAPL, Bakken, climate change, Democracy Now, Enbridge, environment, gas, history, Lightning Cloud, music, nature, news, North Dakota, Oil, Pipeline, protectors, song, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, TechN9ne, video, Water is Life
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September 8, 2016 at 11:31 pm (culture, education, environment, ethics, exploring interconnectedness, history, Indigenous People, issues, journalism, Lakota, life, living, Native Americans, nature, people, politics, random, relationships, thinking, Uncategorized)
Tags: "Water", #NoDAPL, Amazon Watch, climate change, Earth, environment, global warming, Iowa, Issues, Keep the oil in the ground, life, nature, Oil, protest, Standing Rock, video, water is sacred, weather
What can I say when the video says it all. AmazonWatch
This is why oil should stay in the ground.
This is why no one needs another pipeline.
This is why protectors are standing strong at Standing Rock in North Dakota and Iowa to protect water and earth.
This matters to everyone on Earth.
April 20, 2014 at 4:05 pm (art, creative writing, culture, environment, exploring interconnectedness, life, living, nature, poetry, random, Uncategorized)
Tags: art, Below Above, color, culture, energy-scape, energyscape, exploring interconnectedness, haiku, life, nature, poem, poetry, rebirth, renewal, soil, spring, stippling, Writing
shedding husks unfurl
shoots curling staff seedlings gasp
silk sheath sun sight spreads
March 26, 2014 at 4:13 pm (art, buddhism, contemplation, creative writing, culture, entertainment, exploring interconnectedness, life, living, nature, play, poetry, random, Writing)
Tags: art as writing, birds, contemplation, creative writing, culture, exploring interconnectedness, haiku, life, nature, people, poem, poems, poetry, random, Writing, writing as art
little bird blues sings
sweet haiku twitters all day
cites poetry cries
roots deep leaves sun eat all wells
no weeding pleases
coy moon winks sun spring
Persephone steps upward
below Hades sighs
control a strong hold
power princes addiction
brain breast brawn beat down
eye pouring concrete
iron bars doors fixing space
no outside options
two heron journey
eye guide far sight mindful nest
streaming feeds sole light
whence goes March’s Ides
cold shouldering yet blood pours
poppy red blossoms
March 17, 2014 at 4:28 pm (art, contemplation, culture, environment, ethics, exploring interconnectedness, Indigenous People, issues, life, music, nature, people, quests, random, relationships, religion, Uncategorized)
Tags: "Water", 22 March 2014, Black Hills, campaign, clean water, Clean Water Alliance, cultural impacts, environment, environmental Impact, event, exploring interconnectedness, global event, Global Water Ceremony, life, living, love, Love Water, nature, NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, people, Powertech, Powertech Uranium, Powertech Uranium Mining Company, random, relationship, sacred water, South Dakota, spiritual, Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, transformation, UNIFY, Uranium, Water Alliance
UNIFY ~ Love Water on March 22 because nothing lives without it. Nothing. Not even the corporations.
UNIFY Love Water
Published on Mar 16, 2014
Water Unifies us All. On March 22nd, Join the world in the Synchronized Global Water Ceremony. At 3:00pm in your local time and 3:00pm pacific. UNIFYing with the world to restore our relationship with this sacred medium of life.
No Water, No Life. Know Water, Know Life.
UNIFY.org is a platform create to support the emergence of the Spiritual Renaissance happening on the planet.
LoveWater is a year long campaign that will transform our specie’s relationship to water in every way possible.
Join us as we catalyze a global movement of beauty, love and truth.
Go to http://www.unify.org to learn more.
Deepest Blessings to you,
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Thanks to the Black Hills Clean Water Alliance of South Dakota for bringing this event to my attention. The Clean Water Alliance continues to fight the Powertech Uranium Mining Company in South Dakota –> http://www.sdcleanwateralliance.org/
The “Final” Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) issued by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine is substantially deficient. The mine, proposed by Chinese/Canadian company Powertech Uranium, would use 9,000 gallons per minute of groundwater from Black Hills aquifers, contaminate area water, and open the door for eight other uranium companies that have an interest in the Black Hills.
A Blank Hills Clean Water Alliance Press Release warns that the NRC has put the cart before the horse – they have published a “Final” SEIS – and chosen a final alternative for project design – before they have completed the cultural resources analysis. This analysis is required by law to be completed before this document was issued. The SEIS notes that the analysis is “ongoing.” This relegates the cultural studies to afterthoughts, and necessarily limits NRC’s ability to protect these important resources.
The NRC is accepting public comment on the Final SEIS in the form of limited appearance statements. You can make your voice heard – click here to learn how.
March 17, 2014 at 4:03 pm (culture, education, environment, ethics, exploring interconnectedness, films, history, Independent film, Indigenous People, issues, journalism, life, living, movies, music, Native Americans, nature, people, photography, politics, random, relationships, religion, searching, thinking, Uncategorized)
Tags: activism, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now, Dine, documentary, environment, exploring interconnectedness, films, Flagstaff, genocide, health, Issues, journalism, justice, Klee Benally, media, music, nature, Navajo, news, Outta Your Backpack Media, Peabody Mine, Peaks, protest, raising awareness, relationships, religious freedom, reporting, sacred places, sewage, snow, song, Song of the Son, teaching, The Return of Navajo Boy, uranium mining, Without Water & Weather Changes, youth
Yes, it’s Monday. It’s St. Patrick’s Day. It’s national beer drinking day for a lot of folks.
But it’s also another day in the ongoing fight against uranium mining and its consequences everywhere from the past to the present.
On March 14, 2014 independent journalist Amy Goodman reported from Flagstaff, Arizona about the ongoing environmental and health issues connected with uranium mining and its long-term consequences for the Dine ~ Navajo people. The main portion of her video report is posted here but there is a great deal more information and related coverage on Democracy Now!’s site. Part of the Democracy Now! broadcast discussed the use of music and film by to raise awareness and share information regarding issues. To supplement DN!’s coverage I’ve included two videos featuring Klee Benally’s music and an informative video about Outta Your Backpack Media which teaches Indigenous people how to make and use movies to address the need for media justice and coverage in their communities. There’s a trailer for the film The Return of Navajo Boy which is referenced in the news piece. The film’s website –> http://navajoboy.com/. Democracy Now!’s page for the story also includes links to information and related stories.
Without Water & Weather Changes ~ Klee Benally
“A Slow Genocide of the People” Uranium Mining Leaves Toxic Nuclear Legacy On Indigenous Land
Democracy Now! A Daily Independent News Hour — http://www.democracynow.org/2014/3/14/a_slow_genocide_of_the_people
Outta Your Backpack
The Return of Navajo Boy Trailer
This is a trailer for the award-winning documentary film, “The Return of Navajo Boy.” See its official website for more information:http://www.navajoboy.com
Also see Groundswell Educational Films website:
Song of the Sun ~ Klee Benally
What part of sacred don’t you understand?
March 6, 2014 at 7:03 am (contemplation, creative writing, issues, nature, poetry, random, relationships, Uncategorized, Writing)
Tags: birds, creative, crow, crows, culture, environment, grief, haiku, loss, murder, nature, poem, poetry, random, Writing
crow alone does not
a murder makes no sky sense
March 6, 2014 at 6:04 am (art, culture, entertainment, environment, exploring interconnectedness, humor, life, music, nature, people, relationships, Uncategorized, Writing)
Tags: animals, animation, bearspawprint, Borg, Born to be Wild, classic rock, clip, Dude vs Wild, humor, Into The Wild, LP, music, National Geographic, nature, nigahiga, people, Rollin' Wild, silly, Steppenwolf, television program, The Arctic, The Wild, video, We are the Borg
As The Borg say–> “Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.”
I’ve given up resisting the faux serious slant this post on The Wild demands to take.
Deal with it.
Or not. No one is stopping you from cybersurfing to greener Wild blogland pastures.
Git along little bloggers. 🙂
Some inanity offering deadly serious insights into modern contemporary humankind:
Dude vs. Wild – The Arctic
Still think there’s hope for domesticated humanity?
Yeah, hey I’ve got an oil rig you can buy cheap. Yep, you too can pump your own gasoline.
S&H Green Stamps anyone?
You heard the background music, right?
The Wild reality which is steadily vanishing due to exploding human bomb explosions in all directions and humankind’s absolute disregard for all other living things:
Wild ~ National Geographic Living Music Action
Metaphorical musical creativity regarding things out of their cages:
LP ~ Into The Wild
“Who let the birds out?”
“As in the ladies?”
“No, the bird, literally.”
“Oh bummer. I guess this isn’t an escort parody advert featuring Thelma and Louise. Damn.”
“Nope. Sorry. No wolf whistling allowed today.”
Hmm, no obese wolves fattened on prime Angus cattle or milk-fed lamb-burgers. Just, well, inflated zebras and friends playing dodge ball.
“Give it a try. Come on, don’t be shy.”
“Don’t wanna. No way.”
“Ah come on, that’s what that fast food tummy is for–rolly poly games. Get ready for the next reality show.”
“What’s with these dudes?”
Steppenwolf ~ Born to be Wild
“Someone needs a barber.”
“Where did those leather pants come from? Is that your brother’s skin on the singer’s ass?”
I’m not so sure how this got here. True confession time: the snakes enticed me all the way. Intense music though, right? Makes you wonder about what people will do for television ratings. Or should that be, what they won’t do?
Born to be Wild
Published on Jan 22, 2014
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Born to be Wild is a travel and wildlife show of GMA Network aired every Wednesday nights and hosted by Kiko Rustia and Nielsen Donato, formerly hosted by Ferdinand Recio and Romi Garduce. On August 4, 2010, the show began to shot in high definition format, although it still being aired in standard definition. The travel and wildlife program named after the Warner Bros. family comedy film of the same name.
“Born to be Wild” is the Philippine’s very first nature documentary show on Philippine television. It features stories about wildlife and the environment and its hosts’ weekly expeditions to the country’s wildest frontiers. Hosts Dr. Nielsen Donato Dr. Ferdz Recio
Former hosts Romi Garduce Kiko Rustia Mariz Umali
Awards and recognition New York Festivals Finalist Certificate (Nature & Wildlife Category), Born to be Wild’s (The Born Expeditions Finale episode
1st ASEAN Champions of Biodiversity 1st ASEAN Biodiversity Champion, Media Category
Climate Change Commission Fr. Neri Satur Award for Environmental Heroism Awardee
Gandingan: UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards 2014 Best Environment-Oriented Program
Born to be Wild FULL Episode 01 22 14 GMA 7 Kapuso Born to be Wild FULL Episode 22 JANUARY 2014 GMA 7 Kapuso Born to be Wild FULL Episode 01-22-2014 GMA 7 Kapuso Born to be Wild FULL Episode 01-22-14 GMA 7 Kapus
We are the Borg Question–Are The Borg the ultimate in “wild” or the ultimate in “un-wild”–the conforming, domesticated creatures who have forgotten their true natures and individuality which makes them unique?
Comments? Questions? Funny stories?
Visit Bear for more of THE WILD http://bearspawprint.wordpress.com/2014/03/06/the-wild/
February 8, 2014 at 9:06 am (art, environment, exploring interconnectedness, living, nature, people, photography, play, random, Uncategorized, Writing)
Tags: Al Gorman, Albany, art, blog, creative writing, environment, exhibition, exploring interconnectedness, nature, photograpy, river, Styrofoam, working artist, Writing
Go visit Al’s Show! Yes, now! Go have some fun! 🙂
On January 24 our long-awaited exhibition at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, Indiana opened with a big reception. I say “our” because this is a two person show featuring work by R. Michael Wimmer and yours truly. The exhibition in entitled “The Potential in Everything” because both Michael and I utilize a diversity of materials to make our art. While I depend on what I find at the river, Michael goes much further afield to locate objects that project a certain “aura” and associative power for him. Following are some images from the exhibition which will be up until April 5.
I brought about 25 pieces that I had saved from the river and park visitors. I have gotten into the habit of keeping some of my better creations for events like this. It’s such a big leap first seeing the work at the river…
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