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Growing Up in an Indigenous Society: The Story of Rigoberta Menchu, Part 3, The Indigenous Worldview, Part 14

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Why can’t we just get along? This is a question that I have been working on in my new book, Divided: Colliding Ways We See the World. In the next several posts in this blog … Continue reading

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Confusion: Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates

Confusion! This theme resonated with me as I toured three of the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) – Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain – for two weeks in November 2015 with a group of educators sponsored by the Bi-lateral … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Whales

In our last blog I wrote about the awe and wonder of touching grey whales and their newborn calves in San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja, Mexico. That in itself is a complete experience, well worth the two day trip south … Continue reading

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A Whale of A Miracle

There’s only one long, narrow, winding road from Tijuana to the southern tip of the skinny peninsula of Baja, Mexico, and it leads to one of the most spectacular encounters with nature that a human can have. My husband, travel … Continue reading

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The Economy: Korean Blog Series: Part 5

How could they do it? That is what I and others wondered as our group of educators toured the POSCO Steel Plant in Gwangyang, South Korea. Sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies, we were experiencing first-hand what the world … Continue reading

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The Korean Wave: Creating a Model for the 21st Century?

Korea is asserting itself as a major force in the world! If you don’t know much about Korea, please take notice, in more ways than one, it is a rising star on the world stage. Korea has often thought of … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan: A Country of Pride and Hope

Uzbekistan today appears to be a thriving country with gold and natural gas resources, some wonderful tourist destinations, a diverse mix of people and tasty food, but it has survived some very hard times throughout the ages.  I described some … Continue reading

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