October 2021 archive

Personal Reflections – LGBTQ+ History Month

During the month of October, in the United States and across the globe, we celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month. As with many heritage month celebrations, this place in time allows for necessary and remediated understanding, reflection and awareness provoked by mainstream historical and social neglect, avoidance and disaffirmation. My reflections  intend to suggest from this ignored …

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Indigenous People’s Day

Today we celebrate Indigenous People’s Day in recognition and celebration of the presence, history and culture of the people who first inhabited these lands. This is an especially important day of reflection for the residents of the state of Arizona where 22 federally recognized tribes reside. Locally in Maricopa County, we are the  home to …

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