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February 2009 Blog Posts (3)

This is a paper I wrote a few years for a final paper in a class...

I was asked to write about someone I felt compassionate about. I choose my father of course. The professor thought it would be a good idea to write in first person so here it is! The professor is Takaki! He is one of the main professors in Ethnic Studies and wrote a few amazing books! Hope you enjoy!

“The Beauty and Power of a Prophecy of a Family”

as told by my beloved father – Shunkmanu He Miye Lo -

to me - his daughter, Ampaowin

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Added by DYCdeloriamgh on February 24, 2009 at 9:32am — 3 Comments

My first week in Bangkok!

I did it! I made it through my first week in Thailand on my own. I have traveled with my father since I was a little girl and I can remember him telling me when I was about five years old, "Ampaowin (my Dakota name), I can give you all types of material gifts but the greatest gift in life I can give you is experience." I can remember not really understanding what he said and in fact was a little disappointed that I couldn't get that Malibu barbie I so greatly admired in the toy store window but… Continue

Added by DYCdeloriamgh on February 24, 2009 at 12:59am — 1 Comment

Wanting to reach out...

Hi All,

Well I just arrived in Bangkok, Thailand where I have the privilege and honor to be working with a magnificent group of individuals on human rights work. I just recently graduated from U.C. Berkeley in Ethnic Studies and Native American Studies and it feels really great to be applying what I have learned. So many people in this world are struggling tremendously economically, physically and spiritually. I am hoping by trying to reach out and connect with people, especially…

Added by DYCdeloriamgh on February 17, 2009 at 8:07pm — 7 Comments

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