Monthly Archives: March 2020

Lost Bird died in the last pandemic

In 1920, Lost Bird, aka Zintka, aka Zintkala Nuni, died in the Spanish flu pandemic in the Bay Area of California. We still don’t know her real name. Wounded Knee, 1890 After the massacre, Hugh McGinnis, of the same 7th … Continue reading

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Asymptomatic but contagious: Healthy youth may be spreading the virus

Here’s what they learned in the town of Vo’, Italy, when they tested everybody.  This comes from a Physicians Facebook group, posted by an Italian doctor (Daniela Molena): A letter from Prof Romagnani Sergio who is a Professor in Florence. He … Continue reading

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Land acknowledgement: Minneapolis, Minnesota

I went to Minneapolis to visit my son. I’d never even been to Minnesota before. But it’s exciting to be here—the home of so much important Native history, past and present. It’s the intersection of the Mississippi River and the … Continue reading

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