Saturday, 25 April 2015

bird on a wire, versions


Uke-A-Week 14 - Bird on the Wire

Anthony Vila




JOE COCKER Bird on a Wire 1970 live!




Johnny Cash - bird on a wire











LEONARD COHEN Bird on a wire

songwriter's version





Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Eduardo Galeano of Uruguay

Eduardo Galeano, after a speech at the National Pedagogical University  in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in 2005. CreditTomas Bravo/Reuters




















  1. BornSeptember 3, 1940, Montevideo, Uruguay
  2. DiedApril 13, 2015, Montevideo, Uruguay
  3. NationalityUruguayan
  4. Eduardo Hughes Galeano (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈðwarðo ɣaleˈano]; 3 September 1940 – 13 April 2015) was a Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist considered "global soccer's pre-eminent man of letters."[1] His best-known works are Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) and Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire Trilogy, 1982–6). "I'm a writer," the author once said of himself, "obsessed with remembering, with remembering the past of America and above all that of Latin America, intimate land condemned to amnesia."[2]

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second image based on 2012 blog post 
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Borges + Galeano: love the wind


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Roberta Price: on a healing path

Roberta Price 




Roberta Price - Vancouver from UAPS on Vimeo.
The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study (“UAPS”) is an innovative research study conducted with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples living in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Ottawa (Inuit only). It seeks to better understand and document the identities, experiences, values and aspirations of urban Aboriginal Canadians. 

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Cultural Recovery today

 Elder Roberta Price

Using a combination of teachings from her own cultural background
(Coast Salish Snuneymux and Cowichan) and guests including other
elders, Elder Roberta Price leads a weekly meeting for the women
participating in the pilot of the modified version of iHEAL.
The women engage in activities such as making medicine pouches,
during which they learn and share traditional teachings, particularly
those related to health and healing.