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International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers

International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers

All Things Connected | Digital Culture Celebrating the Power of the Individual @ Perelandra, Ltd.Machaelle Wright Celebrating the Power of the Individual by Machaelle Wright, Founder of Perelandra Perelandra celebrates the power of the individual. Everything we offer is geared to the individual and his or her quest to live in environmentally friendly ways in three main areas: environment, health and soil-less gardens (i.e., business, home, special projects, the creative arts — all "gardens" that do not grow in soil). At Perelandra we increase the power of the individual tenfold by including an element that is guaranteed to provide balance in all areas of our lives: nature intelligence. The current global crisis is an excellent demonstration of what we humans don't know about interfacing with nature's planet and about balance as it relates to every aspect of our lives and health. Sometimes it is difficult to understand the power of one person living in a world of billions of others. Now think about this: Every one of these problems has been created by us humans over a relatively short period of time.

Return of the Ancestors | exohuman MEET KIESHA CROWTHER, also known as “Little Grandmother” as she speaks about the recent, worldwide Return of the Ancestors gathering. Part 1: Introduction At age 30, Kiesha was told that the supernatural lessons she had been taught over a very difficult childhood, all had a purpose. Her purpose makes her one of today’s leaders showing the way toward a lifestyle we must adopt to continue on this planet. This short, moving presentation was followed by a description of the Santa Fe, NM gathering that Kiesha was told to convene in summer, 2009. Recorded at Santa Fe Soul and produced by Living Successfully. Part 2: Healing the Earth, the Masculine and the Feminine This is part 2 of 3 videos covering Kiesha’s public meeting to describe the spirit infused event. Part 3: Prophecy and Teachings On Day #3 of the Return of the Ancestors Gathering in Santa Fe, Little Grandmother, Kiesha Crowther, offered prophecy and teachings. Caveat Emptor: Beware any video with flute music—Admin

World Values Survey These Women-Run Co-ops Push Back Against the “Feminization of Poverty” by Sarah McKinley and Violeta Duncan Two-thirds of the country’s low-wage workers are women. That’s why they stand to benefit the most from greater equity in and control of the workplace. posted Jul 11, 2014 This article originally appeared in Community Wealth. Green cleaning from Si Se Puede! Last month, Seattle passed an ordinance to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour, making it the city with the highest minimum wage in the country. Nationwide, women comprise two-thirds of all minimum-wage workers. This disproportionate representation of women in low-wage work is compounded by the fact that the majority of women in the United States still make only 77 cents for every dollar that a man earns for equal work. Women of color working low-wage jobs must often navigate unregulated work conditions, as much of their work is domestic labor. In 2012, the poverty rate for women was 15.4 percent, compared to 11.9 percent for men and 31 percent for female-headed households. Started in 2006, Si Se Puede! More Stories

Our World Digitized: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly | MIT World New tricks for a very old crop New tricks for a very old crop:Working across disciplines, rice researchers on campus are finding novel ways to head off global food shortages by Krishna Ramanujan Mounting challenges to the world's rice crop, from insufficient yields to climate change, are engaging the international scientific community. That past is embodied in wild rice strains, which are the ancestors of cultivated rice, but until recently rice breeders would never have dreamed of crossing these progenitors with cultivated rice. Janelle Jung, a plant breeding graduate student in McCouch's lab, bags rice plant panicles to prevent cross pollination. Collaborators in China, Indonesia, Brazil, Korea and Sierra Leone have had similar results with their varieties, breeding in favorable yield alleles (gene variants) from wild rice and getting 15 to 20 percent yield advantages in field trials all over the world. 123456Next page >> <<View entire story as one page>> Back to top

Global Voices - Global Voices | Strengthening Governance Through Participation Coulee Region Herbal Institute Media and Culture Journal M/C Journal was founded (as "M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture") in 1998 as a place of public intellectualism analysing and critiquing the meeting of media and culture. M/C Journal is a fully blind, peer-reviewed academic journal, but is also open to submissions and responses from anyone on the Internet. We take seriously the need to move ideas outward, so that our cultural debates may have some resonance with wider political and cultural interests. Vol 23, No 1 (2020): dream Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Emerald L.