Enough is Enough. March 24. Time for Adults, Youth and Children to Say No More!

Last week was an eventful week at the Roundhouse. But, today we focus on yet another preventable tragedy and a group of youth who took the center stage that was to be there’s for a day or two, if history was to be our guide….but they have seized the moment. Now it up to all…

This Week’s Actions & A Look Back at a Week of Important Blogs

I can’t recall five more important blogs in a single week. What’s more, all but one has an entirely national focus and so would be relevant to any and all friends and family. I’d highly encourage sharing. Also today, a call to action for the Ranked Choice Voting hearing on Tuesday. At the end of…

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Is it possible to introduce controversial, but worthwhile discussion at Thanksgiving without violating family norms? Can a delicate balance be found between tossing out fire bombs that educate no one, but ruin the turkey, introducing a thoughtful, non-judgmental conversation or being silent? If we are to achieve a true democracy it will require civil exchange…

Video of Three Special Talks from the Red Nation Native Liberation Conference

Roxanne and I attended the Red Nation Native Liberation Conference last week in Gallup and the ever-present Andy Fertal videotaped the opening statement of Jennifer Marley and three closing speeches by Brandon Benallie, Nick Estes, and Melanie Yazzie. They were extraordinarily moving. Pour a cup of coffee and spend 30 minutes on these compelling talks…