Shoshone Legends (Folklore, Myths, and Traditional Indian Stories)
Indian languages US Indian tribes Indian cultures What's new on our site today! This is our collection of links to Shoshone folktales and traditional stories that can be read online. Enjoy the stories! Important Shoshone Mythological Figures Issa/Wolf: Creator and culture hero of Shoshone mythology. Coyote: Wolf's younger brother, Coyote is a trickster figure. Nimerigar: A violent race of magical little people who were said to kill and eat people. Shoshone Indian Folklore Western Shoshoni Myths: Collection of Shoshoni Indian myths and legends. Wolf Tricks the Trickster: Shoshoni legend about the origin of death. The White Trail In The Sky: Shoshone legend about the exile of Grey Bear. Queen of Death Valley: Shoshone legend about an ancient queen's wickedness. The Wolf, the Fox, the Bobcat and the Cougar: Legend about four animal spirits that helped the Shoshone-Bannocks defeat the warlike Little People. Recommended Books of Shoshone Myths Additional Resources Indian crafts South American tribes
Scheherazade in Blue Jeans
If you could create anything, anything at all, with no limits..... what would you create? Take a moment and think about that. One of my favorite authors of all time was Robert A Heinlein, and one of my favorite books was actually one of the last that he wrote before he passed in 1986. The basic premise of the story is that the 4 main characters hop into a flying car that had been retrofitted with a mechanical device that allowed the vehicle to travel not only through time, but through dimensions as well. During the course of the story, they make the discovery that truly inspired and creative people actually CREATE. Spoiler Alert! The book ends with a cross multiverse convention of authors/creators and many many of the characters/people that they created in their stories. (Many of Heinlein's books tackle issues and theories and ideologies that we are only now starting to really listen to and understand.) It was 25 years after reading that book that I realized that we ARE creator beings.
What DO you Create?
One particularly distressing hallmark of late modernity can be characterized as a cultural loss of the future. Where we once delighted in imagining the turns civilization would take hundreds and even thousands of years ahead—projecting radical designs, innovative solutions, great explorations, and peculiar evolutionary developments—we now find the mode of forecasting has grown apocalyptic, as climate change and other catastrophic, man-made global phenomena make it difficult to avoid some very dire conclusions about humanity’s impending fate. We can add to this assessment the loss of what we may call the “long view” in our day-to-day lives. As the Long Now Foundation co-founder Stewart Brand describes it, “civilization is revving itself into a pathologically short attention span,” driven by “the acceleration of technology, the short-horizon perspective of market-driven economics, the next-election perspective of democracies, or the distractions of personal multi-tasking.”
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A Comparative Measurement of Black & White Crime in the United States Everyone's talking about race, profiling and crime this week. While many may see this as awful, it's really a great opportunity to have a national conversation about these things. There is no doubt that racial profiling does occur and that it has been made illegal in order to protect innocent individuals. The question is, why does it occur? It bears reminding that, regardless of race, people should be looked upon as individuals and not be unfairly blamed for the actions of others. So, let's dig in. 2+ Races Asian Black Hispanic/Latino Polynesian White It should be noted that the actual white-only population is 63%, whereas whites including Hispanics is 77.9%. Now, let's consider the overall crime rate. Drunkenness Actual Population Murder Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault Buglary Weapons (carrying, etc) Prostitution Domestic Liquor Laws What if the situation were reversed? What if it were normalized? We don't know, exactly.
Us Crime in Black & White
F. Roger Devlin Sexual Utopia in Power:The Feminist Revolt Against Civilization San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2015 192 pages Hardcover: $35 Paperback: $20 Like many political revolutions, the sexual revolution of the 1960s began with a euphoric feeling of liberation. Every revolution gives rise to a reaction. Contents Preface Introduction: The Facts of Life 1. Index (Print edition only) Praise for F. “‘Sexual Utopia in Power,’ Devlin’s infamous essay that launched a thousand blog posts about female hypergamy, is highly quotable and insightful in its analysis of the contemporary struggle between the sexes. “. . . outstanding (and MSM blacked out) essays on gender dynamics . . .” “If Roissy has anything resembling a mentor, it is F. “Love and sex have never been confusing to me. “Dr. “In a decent world, Devlin would be an instantly-recognizable name and a literary giant.”— Spirit/Water/Blood “I have admired F. “I believe the author is evil.”— Tyler Cowan F.
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The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet
Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about. These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops.dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself. <img src=" Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives.
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Student Center Activities
During 2004-2007, a team of teachers at FCRR collected ideas and created Student Center Activities for use in kindergarten through fifth grade classrooms. Accompanying these Student Center Activities is a Teacher Resource Guide and Professional Development DVD that offers important insights on differentiated instruction and how to use the student center materials. Frequently Asked Questions about Student Center Activities Grades K-1 Student Center Activities (2005) Grades K-1 Student Center Activities (Revised, 2008) Grades 2-3 Student Center Activities (2006) Grades 4-5 Student Center Activities (2007) Student Center Activities and Instructional Routines Search Tool The K-5 Student Center Activities (SCA) and K-3 Instructional Routines search tool provides teacher's access to the 522 individual SCA and the instructional routines from Empowering Teachers.
Initial Sounds Worksheets: A collection of worksheets to review initial sounds. Final Sounds Worksheets: A collection of worksheets to review final sounds. CVC Words Worksheets and Teaching Resources: Flashcards, games, spelling sheets and other activities for teaching CVC words like bat, cup, dog, win, and red. Consonant Digraphs Worksheets and Teaching Resources: Flashcards, games, spelling sheets and other activities for teaching words with consonant digraphs such as ship, chop, thin, duck, bell, and king. Long Vowel Bossy E Worksheets and Teaching Resources: Flashcards, games, spelling sheets and other activities for teaching the long vowel/bossy E patterns found in words like bike, gate, and rose. Vowel Digraph Words Worksheets and Teaching Resources Unit 1 AI, EA, EE, OA, and OO: Flashcards, games, spelling sheets and other activities for teaching words that have vowel digraphs such as boat, train, sea, bee, and boot. Phonics Board Games: Say and Spell It Vowel Combination Worksheets
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Download the PDFView Video Tutorial for Photoshop CS3View Video Tutorial for Photoshop CS4 Adding metadata is actually pretty easy, once you understand how to use the various fields. Let's look at how to add metadata to an image with the File>File Info dialogue in Photoshop. Once you have done this, the information travels with the file, wherever it goes. Photoshop and the other Creative Suite applications use a newer style of metadata format called XMP. The XMP platform supports a variety of different metadata types and is built into the applications comprising Adobe Creative Suite. The XMP metadata schema used in Photoshop contains the IPTC Core fields, as well as several others. In Photoshop versions CS through CS3, the File Info dialogue box includes a series of panels accessed by clicking from a list of names at the left side of the dialogue. You might have noticed many fields in the panel display a small black triangle on their right.
Der Designer Bernd Hülsmann gestaltete eine Schriftfamilie, die Menschen mit wenig oder keiner Leseroutine das Lesen lernen erleichtern soll. ●Semikolon Plus heißt die Serifenlose, deren Buchstaben so gestaltet sind, dass Verwechslungen einzelner Zeichen möglichst ausgeschlossen sind. Für die 7,5 Millionen deutsche Erwachsene, die zu den funktionalen Analphabeten gehören, aber auch für Flüchtlinge, die noch nie Kontakt mit dem lateinischen Schriftsystem hatten, wollte Bernd Hülsmann eine Schrift entwickeln, die durch geschickt gestaltete Buchstabenformen das Lesen erleichtert und dabei ernsthaft aussieht. Denn die verspielten Schriften oder gar die Comic Sans, die häufiger in Lerntexten für Kinder zum Einsatz kommen, empfindet nicht nur Bernd Hülsmann für Erwachsene als Zumutung. Beim Bundesverband für Alphabetisierung in Münster informierte sich Bernd Hülsmann über die Bedürfnisse seiner Zielgruppe. Kaufen kann man die Familie bei URW++. Schriftfamilie Semikolon © Bernd Hülsmann Semikolon
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Zunehmend werden in Web- und Mobile-Projekten Tools eingesetzt, mit denen man nicht nur Designs erzeugen, sondern über Schnittstellen dem Programmierer bereits Code zuspielen kann … ●Diese Bildbearbeitungsprogramme heißen Affinity Photo 1.0, Sketch, Macaw oder Webflow und kommen immer häufiger zum Einsatz, um Interfaces zu konzipieren und zu gestalten. Natürlich ist Adobes Schlachtschiff in Sachen Bildbearbeitung nach wie vor das Maß der Dinge. Aber den Ansprüchen zeitgemäßen Interaction Designs wird es nicht mehr gerecht. Affinity Photo 1.0 Hersteller SerifURL 50 EuroPlattform Mac OS X ●Als »Photoshop-Killer« (Abbildung oben) wird Affinity Photo 1.0 gefeiert. Sketch Spezialist für UI DesignHersteller Bohemian CodingURL rund 100 EuroPlattform Mac OS X ●Sketch eignet sich insbesondere als Gestaltungstool fürs UI Design: Da es vektorbasiert ist, lassen sich alle Objekte und Attribute leicht anpassen und skalieren.
Alan Moore, where his childhood home in Northampton’s Boroughs once stood. Photo: Dominic Wells I recently spent six hours with Alan Moore. We went on a walking tour of his old Northampton neighbourhood, and stood where his childhood home once stood (pictured above). This is a longish feature. Watchmen is nearing the middle of its 12-issue run. “It’s about time people stopped debating whether comics are art,” Moore tells me combatively, “and just get on with making good art.” Watchmen will later be the only graphic novel placed on Time magazine’s list of 100 greatest novels, and will create a surge in intelligent comics, which itself will create a surge in comic-book movies, leading to today’s overpowering dominance of the big screen by men and women in spandex. In the issue of Watchmen just published when we speak in 1986, a nuclear scientist acquires superpowers and becomes “Doctor Manhattan”. Page from Watchmen. It gets weirder. And what of Melinda Gebbie? © 2012 John Angerson. “No.”
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Blood Meridian - Wikipedia
The majority of the story follows a teenager referred to only as "the kid", with the bulk of the text devoted to his experiences with the Glanton gang, a historical group of scalp hunters who massacred Native Americans and others in the United States–Mexico borderlands from 1849 to 1850 for bounty, pleasure, and eventually out of nihilistic habit. The role of antagonist is gradually filled by Judge Holden, a physically massive, highly-educated, exceptionally multi-talented member of the gang, depicted as completely bald from head to toe. Background and writing McCarthy wrote Blood Meridian while living on the money from his 1981 MacArthur Fellows grant. Describing events of extreme violence, McCarthy's prose is sparse, yet expansive, with an often biblical quality and frequent religious references. McCarthy conducted considerable research to write the book. Elements of the novel are also widely believed to have been at least partially inspired by the writings of T. Plot
The Assault on Reason is a 2007 book by Al Gore which brands conservatives as "enemies of justice and truth" engaged in a "systematic attack on the role of reasoned debate in policy and public life" in America. In the book, the former U.S. Vice President heavily criticizes the George W. Bush administration for its actions in furthering the "assault on reason". The book ranked number one on the New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover nonfiction during the first four weeks of its release, and was on the list top 35 for fifteen weeks. Actor Will Patton narrates the audio version. Awards 2007 Quill Awards: History/current events/politics Notes External links
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Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He began drawing comic books in the fifth grade, and in 1997 he received a Xeric Grant for his first comic, Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks. He has since written and drawn a number of titles, including Duncan’s Kingdom, The Rosary Comic Book, Prime Baby and Animal Crackers. American Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won an Eisner for The Eternal Smile, a collaboration with Derek Kirk Kim. He is the author of the Secret Coders series (with artist Mike Holmes) and has written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman. To learn more about Gene, please visit his website. To learn more about his work as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, click here.
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