Americans Observe History Day.

The peace pipe is sacred for Native Americans.

s Americans observe the national holiday of Columbus Day on October 14, it seems proper to take some moments for remembering the nation’s original people. A short documentary titled “A Healing Journey” shares one Native American tribe’s successful effort to regain an essential aspect of its unique history and long-ago traditional nature-based system of living.

Some spiritual prophecies hold that humanity will come to a certain point of historic decision when the powers of greed, self-importance, and lack of respect for life in all its forms – human, animal, plant and inanimate – inflicts such harm that reconsideration of ancient, simpler, natural and peaceful ways of living on Earth becomes manifest.

Is it possible that now, in October 2019, represents that prophesied decisive historical point where humanity finds it impossible to perpetuate the harms it has essentially done to itself, all life and the Earth itself – through ill-considered, reckless and violent actions taken for the purpose of increasing wealth and power and control at the expense of others in the human family?

For thousands of years, the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) people piloted their canoes along the tumbling waters of the Snake River. But after dams were built and the river choked off, a tradition was lost for over 100 years. Until now…

(Thank you to Earthjustice.org)

Peace Activist History Ph.D. Reveals All.

By Jerry Alatalo

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“The chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.”

– RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803-1882) American poet, Unitarian minister, philosopher

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Dr. Daniele Ganser starts his lecture before a packed auditorium.

istory Professor Daniele Ganser is a teacher many have wished they had while in school, and one suspects they will become joined by many others after hearing him speak. To accentuate our admiration for Dr. Ganser, we would say his teaching style is simple, direct and shows a concern for reaching the student or listener with a maximum of facts and minimum of extraneous or irrelevant tangential information.

To use a baseball hitting analogy, one might suggest that Daniele Ganser has an extremely high batting average as a teacher, where comparisons to the great Boston Red Sox .400 hitter Ted Williams – Williams nicknamed “The Splendid Splinter” – are perfectly in order.

We would like to share a selection of some of our comments on YouTube from the past (3) months illustrative of our strong alignment to the worldview of Professor Ganser, and to help emphasize our equally strong appreciation for his peace activism efforts and moral courage.

Dr. Ganser’s powerful lecture follows …

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