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Summary – Indigenous People of the Southwest – Culture, Tradition and Religion

            There are many American Indian tribes native to the Southwest of the United States.  They come from the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Colorado, and the northern part of Mexico.  The indigenous people who are categorized as Southwest … Continue reading

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Oprah – The Gospel of an Icon

    I think what makes Oprah so popular is she allows us to be human – but rather than feel disenfranchised, she empowers us to be everything we can be – not unlike the God of many different religions.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Southwest Native American Religion and their Relationship to the Environment

Native Americans have long had an immediate relationship with their physical environment; they t lived in relatively small units close to the earth, aware of its rhythms and resources. They defined themselves by the land, by the sacred places that … Continue reading

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Globilization -Tohono O’odham tribes of the Southwest

Globalization is as much a fact of consciousness as it is an economic fact; people everywhere, now, see themselves as individuals, possess an image of humanity-at-large, think of the world as a collection of sovereign nation-states.  Despite fears of cultural … Continue reading

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Wisdom Sits in Places – Apache identify through places

  The Apache name locations by what they see the first time; the name is a visual description of the physical landscape of a location.   For centuries locations were passed from generation to generation as a place to gather food, … Continue reading

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35,000 year old warrior channels through local woman

More than one third of American adults believe that on “…some level they’ve made contact with the dead”(Sagan and Druyan 203).  JZ Knight is one of those adults; in fact she has quite the following of well educated, older adults … Continue reading

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Mohammed : a Promoter of Women’s Rights

At the time Mohammed was born in the 7th century, Judaism had already completed the Bible and the Babylonian Talmud.  Christianity was the official religion of the Roman Empire and its leaders had already agreed on the collection of the … Continue reading

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