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mothernaturenetwork:

To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion treesA new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed.

mothernaturenetwork:

To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion trees
A new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed.

wapiti3:

Birds of the world; a popular account. With a chapter on the anatomy of birds, by Frederic A. Lucas; the whole edited by Robert Ridgway. on Flickr.

Publication info New York,Holt,1909.
Contributing Library:
University of California Libraries
BioDiv. Library

theladybadass:

Artist Georgette Seabrooke in 1930s documentary, A Study of Negro Artists.

lostsplendor:

Visitors from the Other Side: Spirit Photography by William Hope c. 1920 via The National Media Museum on Flickr Commons

moma:

Sunday: Trudell, a documentary on Native American poet/activist John Trudell screens as part of our Native & indigenous film series. 

[Trudell. 2005. USA. Directed by Heather Rae. 80 min. Courtesy Rae and Sundance Institute.]

moma:

Sunday: Trudell, a documentary on Native American poet/activist John Trudell screens as part of our Native & indigenous film series

[Trudell. 2005. USA. Directed by Heather Rae. 80 min. Courtesy Rae and Sundance Institute.]

crappytaxidermy:

Happy Independence Day!

via ebay and ebay

medievalpoc:

Fiction Week!

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The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton, Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Quashiba, a peasant girl, is about to be made queen because the king believes that she can spin and weave golden things. A tiny creature comes to save her under the condition that she has three chances to guess his name right. (West Indian)

via Goodreads; images via The Art of Leo and Diane Dillon

saltandsteel:

What is stopping you. Get off of the shore. 

saltandsteel:

What is stopping you. Get off of the shore. 

lapitiedangereuse:

“What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.” ― Robert F. Kennedy

lapitiedangereuse:

“What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.” 
― Robert F. Kennedy