“Do Not Judge Others”…

Charlie G. Curie was the Administrator for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – appointed in 2001, by George W. Bush. Charlie came to Alaska Native villages many times while in his role with the U.S. Government. He always said, “There is a place in the Community for Everyone”. I was theContinue reading ““Do Not Judge Others”…”

Self-Dealing, Fraud, & Penalties

Citations Listed How Self-Dealing Works “Self-dealing may involve many types of individuals who work under the guidelines of fiduciary responsibility. They may include trustees, attorneys, corporate officers, board members, and financial advisors, among others. Self-dealing may consist of a variety of actions seeking to inappropriately enrich oneself, such as using company funds as a personal loan,Continue reading “Self-Dealing, Fraud, & Penalties”

Integrating is Messy – We are all the ‘Guinea Pigs’ – We are learning through our own existence

I hear a lot of people saying that these are, “the end days” or “the worst time in our history”.  I disagree.  These are the best of times AND also the end days. But the end days of what we are collectively not willing to tolerate anymore.  Americans have a lot of tolerance. Americans haveContinue reading “Integrating is Messy – We are all the ‘Guinea Pigs’ – We are learning through our own existence”

Update: Disaster Declared for Tuluksak, Alaska

Update: Must Read Alaska published an article February 8, 2021. Here is a link to the their article: Disaster declared for Tuluksak Below is my original opinion post from February 7, 2020. It is good to read MRAK’s article above to learn what work the State has been doing with collaborative partners since the fireContinue reading “Update: Disaster Declared for Tuluksak, Alaska”

us.legal.com – “shareholders are individuals that INVEST in a corporation”

Land and resources within that land was what gave leverage to Alaska Native people to negotiate the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act . This is a widely known and accepted legal principle. What the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) did simultaneously though, is to forever alter the traditional decision-making system of indigenous Alaska NativesContinue reading “us.legal.com – “shareholders are individuals that INVEST in a corporation””

The Global Military Balance – 2019 List

The following list is sourced from the 2019 edition of “The Military Balance” published annually by the International Institute for Strategic Studies. (Shown in this table by what countries have the most Total military personnel) Flag Country Active military Reserve military Paramilitary Total Per 1,000 capita(total) Per 1,000 capita(active) North Korea[119][Note 8] 1,280,000 600,000 5,889,000 7,769,000Continue reading “The Global Military Balance – 2019 List”

1776 Commissioned Report

1776 report ‘The declared purpose of the President’s Advisory 1776 Commission is to “enable a rising generation to understand the history and principles of the founding of the Untied States in 1776 and to strive to form a more perfect Union”. This requires a RESTORATION of American education, which can only be grounded on aContinue reading “1776 Commissioned Report”

Words Perpetuate, Create Social Behavior

…within individual cultural groups.  Words can also create an inadvertent definition of accepted norms or beliefs held by a cultural group. In turn, that message (although inadvertently) is then communicated to others – the outsiders. Thereafter, not due to any fault of the outsiders – they now believe an inaccurate perception of a population. “Words areContinue reading “Words Perpetuate, Create Social Behavior”