Texas General Land Office

Logo The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is a state agency of the U.S. state of Texas, responsible for managing lands and mineral rights properties that are owned by the state. The GLO also manages and contributes to the state’s Permanent School Fund. The agency has its headquarters in the Stephen F. Austin State Office …

Football in Las Vegas

Photo Links related to football in Las Vegas Las Vegas Bowl lvbowl.com Facebook @LasVegasBowl .@FresnoStateFB wins the @LasVegasBowl 30-21 over the Arizona State Sun Devils pic.twitter.com/ZojFHfvNt4 — Chase Stevens (@CSStevensphoto) December 16, 2018 Embedded Tweets Sunday 🏈 in Vegas. Football on screen heading into parking garage at Red Rock. pic.twitter.com/KSm9ln4YcY — LVSportsBiz.com (@LVSportsBiz) December 1, …

Gold Butte National Monument

Image On our list of places to visit in 2019 Gold Butte National Monument is an area of about 300,000 acres of public lands located between the Overton Arm of Mesquite in southern Nevada near the Arizona border. Prior to its designation as a national monument, most of the area was designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern. An executive order …

USA: Immigration Policy Change and Protests 2018

Poster Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. In June 2018, networks broadcast live from the USA/Mexico border. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? 2019 USA: Immigration Policy, Caravans, and Protests (2019) December https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trump-hasnt-needed-the-wall-to-remake-u-s-immigration-policy Commentary: The desperation that drives Central …

Hopi Festival 2018

Poster Kudos to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) for livestreaming and archiving videos from the Hopi Festival 2018 and many thanks to the organizers and presenters for sharing experiences and wisdom with Rasmuson Theater and the world. NMAI is on the top of our list of places to visit in Washington, …

Gringolandia

Cover Looking forward to reading Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes Amazon.com UMN Press: The new book Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes explores the little-discussed phenomenon of migration from North to South by retirees, focusing on the historic city of Cuenca, Ecuador. In this city, as many as …

National Museum of the American Indian

Photo: Eric Fischer, National Museum The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – https://americanindian.si.edu – is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary …

Broadacres Marketplace

Photo: Blankets Places to visit in Las Vegas … North Las Vegas: Broadacres Marketplace, open three days a week. Fridays, 4pm-11pm, Saturdays and Sundays 6am-5pm. The entrance fee varies with the most expensive admission being Sundays ($2.50). Broadacres combines the spontaneous fun of a swap meet with established stalls. We are fans of the friendly …

Wampanoag

Indigenous Peoples Recommended Listening 11-19-18 The Mashpee Wampanoag’s land battle – Native America Calling Language https://www.cbsnews.com/video/wampanoag-reviving-the-language Wikipedia Wampanoag Planeta.com USA Indigenous Native America Calling Thanksgiving

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2018

Poster The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include opportunities to walk and bike in a safe environment. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 17. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the CiclovĂ­a phenomenon around the globe. On …