Lewis and Clark
Members threatened to protest at their annual meeting, arguing that the national reputation of the explorers was at stake. Some called for the editor of the journal to resign and to offer a public apology "for publishing this foul and offensive article."
What is stopping students from talking to reporters? They fear the possibility of incorrect, or racist student comments. They want to protect victims of racially motivated hate crimes. They want to appear united under one voice.
"I never asked to be born black. To be black is not a crime."
Just in case you want to be *that* person.
Navajo is now an endangered language, but the fate of other Indian languages is even more imperiled. It is a race against the clock. Otherwise the linguistic DNA of an entire people will be lost forever.
While not perfect, it is more than just a feel-good sports movie about overcoming obstacles (though it is, in fact, that). Million Dollar Arm is less a movie about sports (in this case, baseball) than a film about one man's transformation from sports agent to human being.
We took a few days off to see the world that was the Pacific Northwest 20,000 years ago, and 200 odd years ago. Two hundred
The Chinook people have inhabited what is now Washington and Oregon for thousands of years. Despite being well-documented in Pacific Northwest history with a present-day vibrant community, they are considered nonexistent.
North Dakota is an outdoor lover's paradise. You can kayak on Lake Sakakawea, cycle the Maah Daah Hey Trail in the Badlands and do a horseback ride or two.
There's been a lot of talk about the upcoming "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" movie, not least of all because the premise
It's a risk. It's a challenging journey. It's something out of the ordinary. It's adventure. The spirit of adventure is a value that has never escaped our hearts as Americans.
Lewis and Clark will never know that their journey inspired one man to show his daughters the natural majesty hidden behind a land of malls. But I know.
Were Lewis and Clark to return today and retrace the steps of their famed early 19th century voyage, there is only one place in the lower 48 United States left they would recognize.