Monthly Archives: October 2010

ULI Fall 2010 Conference

Uta and Sarah just returned from the ULI Fall Conference in Washington DC!  We spent most of our time in the expo hall meeting interesting people and having great discussions about authenticity and meaning in land development today. As we see … Continue reading

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Presidio Grand Opening

Just recently the Presidio Landmark opened its official doors, once again!  What was once the Public Health Services Hospital offering treatment to less-than-well Merchant Marines, this centuries old building has undergone a series of transformations to ultimately emerge as modern … Continue reading

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Since laughing is good for the health, we thought it apt to share this 1887 job description for nurses that was discovered among the stories of a former Merchant Marine hospital.  Are we…or, aren’t we…exceedingly glad it’s now 2010?!  The … Continue reading

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Website with Bucktrout

We learn to communicate, and then we learn to communicate in a way that truly reveals all that we wanted to share.  This is a profoundly humbling, revealing, and exciting process, and we’d like to extend a very huge THANK … Continue reading

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Cultural Day at Santa Ynez Reservation

This image shows the hand-crafted detail of a cape worn at the Chumash cultural gathering hosted at the Santa Ynez Reservation last November.  While much of the public idea surrounding native culture is often far removed from its actual expression, … Continue reading

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With research comes reading…yea!!!  Decolonizing Methodologies, by Linda Smith is a standout on our scale.  Her perspective is profoundly relevant as a native woman who nurtures her cultural heritage and way of life while mindfully engaging and participating in a … Continue reading

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