September 2009 Blog Posts (10)

Wake up and smell the smoke...



It's not inevitable, but it's close. If there isn't massive thinning of the underbrush in the Ashland watershed, there will come a day when we look at each other in disbelief that we didn't do what was necessary to protect this town ---what we knew was necessary, beyond a single doubt. So this week… Continue

Added by Jeff Golden on September 28, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Traditional Native Wild Crafting | Healthy Transformation

One of my life long aspirations came to fruition last week as I was able to go gathering with a beautiful Native American woman named Cynthia King. Cynthia is the daughter of Wallace Black Elk and has been groomed to protect mother nature and teach the people about native herbs and their power to heal.



On the first day out in the wilderness she instructed me on how to listen to the plants and their needs. We went past many stands of herbs which I would have picked if not… Continue

Added by Linda Cotrufello on September 21, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

More than a Bike Ride



I think there's magic to cycling. In part that belief comes from Cycle Oregon, which just finished its 22nd edition, seems to accomplish something that public leaders and government agencies have been knocking themselves out to do for as long as I've lived in Oregon. CO makes it look easy, and… Continue

Added by Jeff Golden on September 20, 2009 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Why Should Bosses pay?



If you wanted to keep the American people too divided to effectively demand real health care reform, try this: lay the lion's share of the health insurance burden on employers. There are millions of them, and they're not about to partner with people who sound like they want businesses to pay even more of the bill.



Thus… Continue

Added by Jeff Golden on September 12, 2009 at 2:34pm — No Comments

A bad time for closed doors



In the wake of a Dark Age in open government (and the jury's out on how much really changed last January 20), I hear some say that government decision makers should never mull over policy behind closed doors. As in NEVER.



I don't think that's right. But I do think we're in a time that leaders better have a damn good, and damn clear, reason for closing the… Continue

Added by Jeff Golden on September 9, 2009 at 2:57pm — No Comments

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Excited to be a member of the Ashland Resource Center! Such a great community we live in with such opportunities available!



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Added by Chris Duval - Nerd 4 Hire on September 8, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Mother Kali Retreat in Ashland

Namaste Everyone,

Here is a welcome and anticipatory message from Babaji to all who are considering the upcoming Mother Kali Retreat:



As to the retreat on Sri Sri Ma Kali in Ashland Oregon, I am compelled to say that the words "ash land" apply very well in this context. In sacred songs and poems of Mother India, great poet/saints sing to the effect that "my soul has been transformed into a sacred cremation ground, and I sit there in meditation, surrounded by the ashes of what… Continue

Added by SRV Associations on September 8, 2009 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Maestro Conference

Maestro conference allows individuals to connect and prosper together as groups of sharing gather, and individuals are able to bring their gifts. Even during recessions, there is an abundance of available opportunities. All that changes is the nature of the opportunities we have. Today, some of the best opportunities come through building relationships. People who thrive in a recession are those who are committed to getting connected and staying connected.



For this,… Continue

Added by Crystal on September 7, 2009 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Whole-Self Healer Moves to Talent

Added by Rev. Kelley Springer on September 2, 2009 at 1:52pm — No Comments

EAT LOCAL GAMEPLAN

Ok. After reading my last blog, you understand some of the reasoning behind eating local and supporting your community of growers and producers. And hopefully you're with us now. Hopefully you were with us before that, but regardless, you've now boarded the Eat-Local-Mobile and you're ready to roll. In fact, you find… Continue

Added by Matthew Domingo on September 1, 2009 at 9:29am — No Comments

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In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law |THE INDIGENOUS AMERICAN

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.

Stand With Standing Rock, March on DC

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous grassroots leaders call on our allies across the United States and around the world to peacefully March on Washington DC. We ask that you rise in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples of the world whose rights protect Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) for the future generations of all.

These last moments of the Standing Rock protest will break your heart. | Unworthy

After a Trump administration executive order, the Army Corps of Engineers ordered protesters to vacate the camp by 2 p.m. local time on Feb. 22, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers Says Pipeline Construction Can't Continue Without Tribe Input | NBC News

The Army Corps of Engineers dealt a blow to the progress of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday, saying in a letter that more analysis and discussion with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is needed before construction can take place under the Missouri River.

Stop ignoring Arizona on public lands | AZC

Gov. Doug Ducey’s assertion that Arizonans oppose the Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument is unfounded. State polls show vast support for protecting the Grand Canyon watershed from uranium mining and preserving the threatened cultural and historical sites in the region.

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