Tag: History

Truth of History

This title is nearly an oxymoron. There are historic truths, but what we known of history is an invention of mostly people who did not personally experience that history. In truth, historians write histories all the time where they assume that what they are…

American Mythic Origins, Thanksgiving, Mascots and the Oregon Trail

Over the last week I have taped at least two shows for the radio about my thoughts about Thanksgiving. Suddenly everyone wants to know what “Natives” think about this holiday. I think its a reaction to resent activities around Native American month and Indigenous…

Public Anthropology- Radio Shows KMUZ, KYAC

The following Radio broadcasts feature various educational and information shows about Oregon Indian History. Native America Calling Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – Indigenous perspectives on borders Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Political rhetoric takes a turn   KMUZ-Salem Indian education http://kmuz.org/willamette-wake-up-11092017-history-of-indian-education-in-oregon/ Your Salem Through…

Manifest Destiny is not the Only Story: The Value of Inclusionary History

Contemporary education in social sciences amounts to teaching of the principles of Manifest Destiny. In a recent student essay from a University they stated, “set curriculums of history protect and glorify the rise of the US, it hurts true Natives to the land and…

When Doctoring Turned to White Man’s Medicine (online article)

The Oregon Medical Association’s Quarterly Magazine, Medicine in Oregon, features an article written by me. The article was completed in November 2014, with images added in December. OMA Winter 2015

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