Chief Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird, last link to the 19th century

A National Treasure: Joe Medicine Crow, PhD., war chief, historian, and the last link to the Battle of Little Big Horn. He lived on the Crow Reservation in Lodge Grass, Montana, until his death on April 3, 2016. Epic:  World War II veteran, he had always gone into battle wearing war paint beneath his military uniform… Read More Chief Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird, last link to the 19th century

To the Democratic Party – a concise reminder of who you are

In light of the season: the upcoming national party political conventions and the calamitous presidential race of 2016, we need a break.  Something worthy, compelling, intelligent. A reminder to all invested in upright governance and social justice.  What seems difficult to define becomes more succinct and substantial when you listen to Barbara Jordan.  A black… Read More To the Democratic Party – a concise reminder of who you are

China’s Muslim Theme Park

A curator of a museum of the Hui experience is faced with a difficult task. He or she must convey that Chinese Muslims have always been linked to the wider Islamic world, while still demonstrating that their primary loyalties are to the Chinese nation. The exhibits must reinforce that the Hui have always been integrated into Chinese society, while giving the impression that the Chinese Communist Party has done more to advance their status than did previous regimes.… Read More China’s Muslim Theme Park