Monthly Archives: July 2015

Doing is the best teacher

Wado (thanks) for such #Inspiring words and reminders.

The daily meanderings of a teacher

Bird Droppings July 31, 2015
Doing is the best teacher

It has been an interesting week. I did my usual going into school and working in my room. I spent a good bit of the mornings taking advantage of weather and light and getting some rather interesting photographs. Later yesterday afternoon after almost fifteen hours of rain I went to start gardening, and it rained again of course. On a different thought, it has been intriguing to me how so many people view education as failing. I wonder as I sit here this morning how many saying such things could pass a high school biology class of today. I was joking yesterday as I helped a friend move into a new room at school how my 1968 college biology was nothing compared to our current text in high school. He mentioned something about how cells were not discovered yet in…

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Apache leader: Unite to fight proposed copper mine

RED POWER MEDIA

Naelyn and Nizhoni Pike participate in the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s “sunrise ceremony” at Oak Flat near Superior. Courtesy of Sandra Rambler Naelyn and Nizhoni Pike participate in the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s “sunrise ceremony” at Oak Flat near Superior. Courtesy of Sandra Rambler

tucson.com

Apache leader Wendsler Nosie issued a call for solidarity in the fight against Congress’ recent decision to give sacred Native American land to a foreign mining company.

Speaking to a crowd of about 75 gathered Friday in South Tucson, Nosie invited people of of all races, religions and political affiliations to stand up against what he calls the “dirty” way in which legislators approved the land swap in December. He invited everyone to a spiritual gathering and protest at Oak Flat, about 100 miles north of Tucson, next Saturday.

“This is not just our fight. This is an American battle,” said Nosie, former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. The reservation’s border is just east of the proposed copper mine at…

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