I came across this interesting story in YES Magazine, "Non-Indigenous culture: Implications of a historical anomaly."
It was written by Derek Rasmussen
Big Creek People In Action, a nonprofit organization serving the people of McDowell County, West Virginia and a longtime member of Community Learning Exchange (CLE), is a study in how collective leadership can work across generational lines to improve a local community.
McDowell County, the southernmost county in West Virginia, is an area rich in natural resources - timber, gas and coal - and was at one time bustling with profitable coal fields. In recent years,…Continue
Added by Gillian Burgess on July 23, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The Makua Series was imagined at a CLE gathering in 2011. The pilot project invited families to come together to learn about Native Hawaiian culture.
How do you share the knowledge that exists within your own community?…Continue
Added by Melia Dicker on July 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments