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In 1960…

[thimk] my Grandfather, a wonderful caring man from Halifax and Pittsylvania counties Virginia, refused to vote for John Kennedy– because Kennedy was Catholic. My parents could first vote for a President in 1960, because of the 12-month residency restrictions on … Continue reading

Tumblr for week of 22mar2008

[health, tribal law] Court allows suit against tribe for faulty homes I don’t know how this is related to the Blue Legs decision, but that may also be relevant. Tribal governments have a trust responsibility towards their members as part … Continue reading

Digest: Tumblr 2008mar09

These digests are described here, Briefs 5a, now Tumblrd [preparedness, accessibility] Horseradish smell fire-alarm for waking up deaf people http://www.boingboing.net/2008/03/09/horseradish-smell-fi.html Horseradish smell fire-alarm for waking up deaf people Nelson sez, “Japanese researchers have developed a fire alarm that sprays the … Continue reading

Anthropology in a climate of change, war, and internecine environments 2

[In process] Background* Part 1** Part 2*** From a follow-up to the newslist discussion about anthropology and climate change– Q. “So…what can we do to solve this problem? Can we think like engineers?” Please, don’t. Not even anthropological engineers. For … Continue reading

Anthropology in a climate of change, war, and internecine environments 1

[In process] Background* Part 1** Part 2*** [separate post] * Background I think there is a need for anthropological perspective in any issue of human existence. It is a sad irony that the discipline (science) which is most comprehensive and … Continue reading