Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Poster Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in somewhat random fashion: November 2018: Troops to the border https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/19/troops-us-mexico-border-come-home-1005510 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-militia-groups-head-to-border-stirred-by-trumps-call-to-arms/2018/11/03/ff96826c-decf-11e8-b3f0-62607289efee_story.html https://qz.com/1445975/how-trump-sending-troops-to-the-border-wastes-tax-money https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2018/11/01/trump-must-be-held-accountable-for-his-troops-to-the-border-stunt https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/01/trump-says-border-troops-could-hit-15k-surprising-pentagon.html https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/10/30/the-5239-troops-headed-to-the-border-is-just-the-beginning/ Soundcloud Hear Luis Alberto Urrea — What Borders Are Really About, and What We Do With Them https://soundcloud.com/onbeing/sets/luis-alberto-urrea-what-borders-are-really-about-and-what-we-do-with-them-jul2018, a playlist on #SoundCloud. Headlines The immigration syllabus: …

Acoma Sky City

The oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States is Acoma Sky City, home to the Pueblo of Acoma. Residents provide tours of the settlement on the 367-foot tall mesa, about 20 miles south of Interstate 40 and half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup. The Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum preserve Acoma traditions while …

Austin Links

Austin Flag Links related to Austin, Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: Top Things to do in Austin Live music Eat at El Naranjo, Omlettery Play disc golf Outdoor swimming (Deep Eddy) Visit world-class libraries, including the Benson Latin American Collection El Naranjo http://elnaranjo-restaurant.com https://www.elnaranjorestaurant.com/about/ https://instagram.com/elnaranjoaustin https://www.mindmeister.com/190054976/austin-food-startups El Naranjo @elnaranjoaustin https://www.zagat.com/b/9-things-we-learned-about-oaxacan-cuisine-from-austin-chef-iliana-de-la-veg   Mex without the …

Sooners

Phone: Anne W Sooners = Name given to settlers who entered the Unassigned Lands in what is now the state of Oklahoma before the official start of the Land Rush of 1889. President Benjamin Harrison officially proclaimed the Unassigned Lands open to settlement on April 22, 1889. In 1908, the University of Oklahoma adopted “Sooners” …

Portland Links

Portland Flag Links related to Portland, Oregon presented in somewhat random fashion: Bikes https://bikeportland.org Elsewhere on the Web Portland State University Educational Leadership and Policy http://www.sustainableportland.org Green Guide to Portland – Matador Portland – City Compare Portland Walking Map – Powells (PDF) Travel Portland http://www.pdx.edu/gogreen http://www.pdxgreendrinks.org Last Thursday http://www.wifipdx.com/map http://www.portlandneighborhood.com http://www.atomic-arts.org/ Headlines https://www.tastingtable.com/dine/national/portland-kooks-burritos-cultural-appropriation-restaurant-list Bikes http://bikeportland.org …

Vegas Golden Knights 2018-2019

Photo Las Vegas – Everything is hyped from the start, but Vegas Golden Knights outlasted its soft opening and exceeded everyone’s expectations. Now back for season #2. Hashtag: #VegasBorn The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Key Links https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights https://twitter.com/GoldenKnights Tweets by GoldenKnights Schedule PrintYourBrackets Also Toshiba Plaza The Park Summerlin City …

Lost City Museum

Photo: Good signage Favorite places: Lost City Museum History In 1935 the Lost City Museum was built by the National Park Service to exhibit artifacts that were being excavated from Pueblo Grande de Nevada. Ancestral Puebloan sites were threatened by the waters of Lake Mead as it backed up behind the newly built Hoover Dam. …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag Links related to Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Energy Choice Ballot Question 3 https://qz.com/1457253/nevadas-question-3-was-a-fight-between-two-billionaires-and-warren-buffett-won https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/think-tank-energy-choice-ballot-question-would-have-uncertain-impact-on-rates-wouldnt-directly-lead-to-more-renewables https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2018/08/09/the-simple-truth-about-question-3 https://energyreportnv.com Earthquakes http://scedc.caltech.edu/recent Recommended Listening John L. Smith On Gov. Sandoval Starting To Ease Out Of The Job – July 23, 2018 – Governor Brian Sandoval is turning over some of his national duties as he …

USA 2018 Midterms

Photo: Vote Rolling coverage of the 2018 midterm elections in the USA: Live Coverage https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2018-election-results-coverage https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/election-day-live-updates-analysis/nov-6 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/live-blog/live-blog-midterm-election-2018-updates-news-analysis-n930691 Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trumps-base-isnt-enough five-energy-and-environment-ballot-questions-to-watch therevelator.org/environmental-ballot-initiatives important-science-issues-every-state North Dakota https://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/10/30/22398/north-dakota-voter-id-law-backlash Lots of news outlets are jumping on the North Dakota voter ID story these days. But there's some larger context that's important. ND's Native American reservations are a sea of …

Native American Heritage Month

Poster Since 1990 the USA has celebrated Native American Heritage Month in the month of November. Hashtags: #nativeamericanheritagemonth, #NAHM Background Nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov: What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has …