by Peter Stevenson June 28, 2010
The other evening, two sisters sat in the back yard of their Park Slope brownstone and talked about their childhoods.
“We never felt safe,” Emily, a blue-eyed thirty-one-year-old with dark-blond hair, said.
“Our father was always sharing with us his distrust of government,” Sarah, a thirty-three-year-old brunette with brown eyes, added.
“Some kids fear ghosts and monsters,” said Emily, who had on flip-flops and red toenail polish. “I feared the police, the President, and the F.B.I.” Continue reading 'From this week’s New Yorker’s ‘The Talk of the Town,’ Life With Father'»
Thursday, June 17, 2010–Non-Natives Advocating for Natives:(listen)
When we look at our tribal nations, we are confident when we say Native people are constantly progressing and doing their best to make a better future. A cornerstone of these efforts often goes unnoticed. They are the silent backers or personal cheerleaders for our initiatives and efforts – and they’re not even Native. They are the non-Natives who stand at our side and at times offer their help to keep Native nations strong or help us to get ahead. Would you like to say thanks to a non-Native advocate?
Warm up for the PBS broadcast – watch the first 10 minutes of Disturbing the Universe and read an interview with the filmmakers on Telegraph21.