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Indigenous People

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  • American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path

    There is a colonization connection the indigenous people of Australia and America share. Both were driven to the brink of annihilation by invaders. Both had their children ripped from their arms and placed into institutional boarding schools intent...
  • Lake Howell's weeds, prayer, and marriage: Letters

    Lake Howell's weeds Ralph Hudson of Winter Park, in the Aug. 13 letters to the editor, argued against the proposed development of property owned by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando. But why would anyone want to live on Lake Howell with its current...
  • Alligators versus pit bulls, war, and leaders: Letters

    Alligators versus pit bulls, war,  and leaders: Letters
    Alligators versus pit bulls Two days of news and photos of big alligators and cute pit-bull puppies left me stunned. We need to thank the alligator that killed the pit bull — not hunt and kill it. Save me the tired propaganda about how cute...
  • Perspectives on California's missions have changed in news, teaching

    Perspectives on California's missions have changed in news, teaching
    Anyone who goes looking into California mission stories that were written decades ago is likely to come upon some language that's jarring, if not downright offensive, words such as "savage," referring to Native Americans. The more you read, the more you...
  • Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'

    Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'
    In "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" and "Secret Son," Laila Lalami probed individual lives to illuminate the contemporary social complexities of her native Morocco. She pulls back for an even broader perspective in this rich novel based on an actual,...
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gears up for local performance

    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gears up for local performance
    Music enthusiasts and fans of "big canvas" performances should expect nothing less from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's opening night performance this September. Audience members will hear four arrangements from LACO as it ushers in the start of a...
  • Kurt Meyer dies at 92; L.A. architect was committed to civic service

    Kurt Meyer dies at 92; L.A. architect was committed to civic service
    Architect Kurt Meyer not only designed numerous commercial buildings in Los Angeles noted for their Mid-Century style, he was also a champion of saving the city's architectural treasures. But at first, the Swiss-born Meyer wanted nothing to do with L.A....
  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.  Minorities, particularly...
  • Warming aids Arctic economies but far short of 'cold rush'

    OSLO, (Reuters) - Climate change is aiding shipping, fisheries and tourism in the Arctic but the economic gains fall short of a "cold rush" for an icy region where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the world average. A first cruise ship will...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Native Americans spread the word to nonnatives: Don't wear traditional headdresses

    As portraits go, it was undeniably arresting, a strong-jawed man in profile wearing a regal Native American war bonnet. But the man in the headdress was singer Pharrell Williams, who is not, last time anyone knew, Native American. When that picture...