Monday, March 17, 2008

I'm wearing green teeth..


A group of aboriginal leaders from a remote northwestern Ontario community will learn today whether they will be sent to jail over a long-standing dispute concerning drilling rights in a First Nations territory.

House Democrats reject telecom amnesty, warrantless surveillance.

Don't Tase Me, Bro!A new blog from RUSirius.
"Your one-stop shopping for news on the state of civil liberties and personal freedom."

TSA officials in cheating scandal also ran private consulting firm.

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mitchell-hedges crystal mayan skull


There is a casting call for production of The Lost Warrior - Ties That Bind. A Cherokee movie

Myspace page for Crystal Shawanda; up-and-coming country singer from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island.
"Crystal still works very hard every day to stay true to her roots and the path that has been laid out for her. Always the consummate professional. She writes, performs,records, produces and plays guitar. Crystal is already a seasoned veteran of the road and the entertainment industry with four independent studio albums to her credit."

Aboriginal Theatre Links, at

2008 Northwest Coast Artists Garhering. Juneau, Alaskan. June 3 & 4, 2008
"The mission of NWCA Gathering is to bring together artists and facilitators who work in the indigenous northwest coast style of art: to foster dialog; to develop connections; to explore new materials and techniques; to inspire new work; and to create a community that is inclusive and thoughtful, and that honors tradition while moving into the 21st Century."

Sing Me A Story. Dance Me Home. Art and Poetry from Native California. Grace Hudson Museum. January 26 - April 20, 2008
"This exciting exhibition features the work of 32 contemporary California Indian artists and authors exploring themes of family history, ancestral homelands, spiritual traditions, contemporary life and personal identity through a variety of media including poetry, painting, basketry, printmaking, photography and sculpture."

"In February 2008... One of the hardest hit areas was the Rosalie, Alabama community, destroyed by an F4 tornado... It is the mission of F4 Art Storm to raise the $18,000 needed to purchase a tornado warning signal for Rosalie, Alabama.
F4 Art Storm' will be an art and craft exhibition on Saturday May 3, 2008 planned and hosted by students at the University of Minnesota - Duluth..."

Another Native Blog, TlingitCulture

Nicholas Galanin.
"(b. 1979) Tlingit/Aleut Multi-Disciplinary Artist
Born in Sitka, Alaska, Nicholas Galanin has struck an intriguing balance between his origins and the course of his practice. Having trained extensively in 'traditional' as well as 'contemporary' approaches to art, he pursues them both in parallel paths..." (Deborah Everett)

Cool new feature at Google; Google Sky.

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