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Respecting Mother Earth: A Plea from the Teyuna People, Part 3

by Denise R. Ames This is the last installment of a blog about the Teyuna mamos and zagas, spiritual leaders of the Arhuaco, Kankuamo, Kogi and Wiwi people of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region of Colombia. They were … Continue reading

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Respecting Mother Earth: A Plea from the Teyuna People, Part 2

by Denise R. Ames This post is the second installment of the Teyuna mamos and zagas, spiritual leaders of the Arhuaco, Kankuamo, Kogi and Wiwi people of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region of Colombia. They were known as … Continue reading

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Respecting Mother Earth: A Plea from the Teyuna People

by Dr. Denise R. Ames This post is dedicated to celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 8, 2018 This looked interesting! A local interfaith group in Albuquerque, New Mexico was hosting the Teyuna mamos and zagas, spiritual leaders of the … Continue reading

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Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World

by Dr. Denise R. Ames A very troubling discord that was simmering below the surface boiled over in the 2016 election. Deep divides among the American people, and the Western world, were starkly revealed. This blog post will summarize a … Continue reading

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Transformative Understanding

Welcome to our Inaugural Blog Post: Transformative Understanding by Denise R. Ames The Center for Global Awareness is changing! We are in the process of developing our newest and third program called TURN, Transformative Understanding and Reflection Network. We are … Continue reading

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A Cooperative Business Model That Works

By Nancy Harmon The angular structure of the South Valley Economic Development Center (SVEDC) stands out against the vivid blue Albuquerque sky. Located in the South Valley of Albuquerque, a traditionally poor and Hispanic section of the city (see our … Continue reading

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South Valley, New Mexico, USA

By Nancy Harmon If you listen to a lot of news coverage and often despair for the future of our country and our world, you are like me—and many of our fellow citizens. While being aware of what’s going on … Continue reading

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