Sunday, January 1, 2012
UPDATE: Contrast Indigenous Youth with US "elders" -- Ten Years of Shame
(see article from Common Dreams below)
Ten Years of Guantánamo: Andy Worthington Visits the US to Campaign for the Closure of the Prison, January 5-15, 2012
READ article on Andy Worthington's site here
What about US learning from Youth who seek peace around the world?
Published on Saturday, December 31, 2011 by CommonDreams.org Living Peacefully With One's Neighbors by Phil Tajitsu Nash
Imagine that your community and a neighboring community had been at war a half century ago. Many men had been killed, and women and children had been kidnapped.
Then, imagine what it would take for those two communities to sit down together to look at archival films of life in their region, share memories of common ancestors, and allow their children to interact peacefully with one another...See link below for rest of this article...
For more on this historic meeting of the Wauja and Ikpeng peoples, see http://returnofthecapturedspirits.com/ or GO here
The author, Phil Tajitsu Nash (firstname.lastname@example.org) teaches at the University of Maryland.
For a full read GO here: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/12/31-1 or click here
(Since a New Year resolution of mine is to seek out the true positive despite all that we must face that is not...I wanted to include the above article as an antidote to current concerns about US abuses of Rights and Peace. Connie)
Posted by CN at 7:54 AM