Monthly Archives: December 2010

How I Met My Ancestors

West African shamans of the Dagara tribe consider the West spiritually impoverished—and in danger of self-destruction—due to its failure to maintain solid relationships with our ancestors, who can guide us through life if we are attuned to them. “The ancestors … Continue reading

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Rifle ball, beaver tracks, a Beeff

February 9, [1864]…considerable skirmishing done between our forces and the Secesh Cavalry about 3 P.M. a Bushwacker from across the River fired at our men around the fire the ball proved to be from a Skuirrel Rifle struck into some … Continue reading

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Post-Traumatic Stress, 1864 to the Present

“July 11, 1864  11 of our men was Hung on the same Scaffold & at the same time for robbing & murdering their fellow Prisoners.” –from the diary of William Morgan Davies I’m interested in whether and how my great … Continue reading

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