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Talking Circle Spokane

Talking Circle Spokane and the American Indian Community Center are joining together beginning this month to bring us together in meaningful dialogue and actions to improve our environment and society. Join us for our first collaborative Talking Circle! We’ll start with a potluck at 6:00pm and go from there. Please …

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Musings on Chaco Canyon

On the way home from a trip with my niece to visit her mom (my sister) down in Louisiana in July, we routed back through New Mexico to see the celebrated Anasazi ruins of Chaco Canyon, which has been on my bucket list for some time. Punctuated by wandering cows and bugs languid in the summer heat, the road into the park is a long unpaved bumpy washboard, the result of litigious private landowners unable to reach an agreement with the Park Service on paving. Perhaps this is a blessing, for it keeps visitors to a trickle, limited to those whose curiosity to see the place overcomes worries about the resilience of their vehicle’s suspension.

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