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Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke is an American environmentalist and writer, known for her work on tribal land claims and preservation, as well as sustainable development. In a December 2018 interview she described herself as an industrial hemp grower. In 1996 and 2000, she ran for Vice President as the nominee of the Green Party of the United States, on a ticket headed by Ralph Nader, she is the executive director of Honor the Earth, a Native environmental advocacy organization that played an active role in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Winona LaDuke was born in 1959 in California, to Betty Bernstein and Vincent LaDuke, her father was from the Ojibwe White Earth Reservation in Minnesota, her mother of Jewish European ancestry from the Bronx, New York. Though LaDuke spent some of her childhood in Los Angeles, she was raised in Ashland, Oregon. Due to her father's heritage, she was enrolled with the Ojibwe Nation at an early age, but she did not live at White Earth, or on any other reservation, until 1982.

She started work at White Earth after she graduated from college, when she got a job there as principal of the high school. After her parents married, Vincent LaDuke worked as an actor in Hollywood, with supporting roles in Western movies, while Betty LaDuke completed her academic studies; the couple separated when Winona was five, her mother took a position as an art instructor at Southern Oregon College, now Southern Oregon University at Ashland, a small logging and college town near the California border. In the 1980s, LaDuke's father Vincent reinvented himself as a New Age spiritual leader and went by the name Sun Bear. While growing up in Ashland, LaDuke attended public school and was on the debate team in high school, she attended Harvard University, where she became part of a larger group of Indian activists, graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. When LaDuke moved to White Earth she did not know the Ojibwe language, or many people, was not accepted. While working as the principal of the local Minnesota reservation high school she completed research for her master's thesis on the reservation's subsistence economy and became involved in local issues.

She completed an M. A. in Community Economic Development through the distance-learning program of Antioch University. While working as a principal at the high school, LaDuke became an activist. In 1985 she helped, she worked with Women of All Red Nations to publicize American forced sterilization of Native American women. Next she became involved in the struggle to recover lands for the Anishinaabe. An 1867 treaty with the United States had provided a territory of more than 860,000 acres for the White Earth Indian Reservation. Under the Nelson Act of 1889, an attempt to have the Anishinaabe assimilate by adopting a European-American model of subsistence farming, communal tribal land had been allotted to individual households; the US classified any land in excess as surplus. In addition, many Anishinaabe sold their land individually over the years. By the mid-20th century, the tribe held only one-tenth of the land within its reservation. In 1989, LaDuke founded the White Earth Land Recovery Project in Minnesota with the proceeds of a human rights award from Reebok.

The goal is to buy back land within the reservation, bought by non-Natives and to create enterprises that provide work to Anishinaabe. By 2000, the foundation had bought 1200 acres, which it held in a conservation trust for eventual cession to the tribe; the non-profit is working to reforest the lands and a revive cultivation of wild rice, long a traditional food. It markets that and other traditional products, including hominy, buffalo sausage and other products, it has started an Ojibwe language program, a herd of buffalo, a wind-energy project. LaDuke is Executive Director of Honor the Earth, an organization she co-founded with the non-Native folk-rock duo, the Indigo Girls in 1993; the organization's mission is: to create awareness and support for Native environmental issues and to develop needed financial and political resources for the survival of sustainable Native communities. Honor the Earth develops these resources by using music, the arts, the media, Indigenous wisdom to ask people to recognize our joint dependency on the Earth and be a voice for those not heard.

LaDuke was selected by The Evergreen State College Class of 2014 to be a keynote speaker and delivered her address at the school's graduation on June 13, 2014. In 2016, LaDuke was involved in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, participating at the resistance camps in North Dakota as well as speaking to the media on the issue. In July 2019, LaDuke gave the Keynote address giving updates on efforts in stopping the "Sandpiper" pipeline, other pipelines, other mega projects near their waters and through their Leech Lake Reservation regarding the Pipeline and urging everyone to be water protectors, stand up for rights to life, to survive, at the National Audubon Convention, Milwaukee, WS Opening Address. Winona LaDuke. In 1996 and 2000, LaDuke ran as the vice-presidential candidate with Ralph Nader on the Green Party ticket, she was not endorsed by other tribal government. LaDuke endorsed the Democratic Party ticket for the president and vice-president in 2004, 2008, 2012. In 2016, Robert Satiacum, Jr. a faithless elector from Washington cast his presidential vote for Native American activist, Faith Spotted Eagle.

Fort Bragg, California

Fort Bragg is a coastal city along California's Shoreline Highway in Mendocino County. It is 24 mi west of Willits, at an elevation of 85 feet. A California Historical Landmark, the city was founded, prior to the American Civil War, as a military garrison rather than a fortification. Fort Bragg is a tourist destination because of its picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean, its population was 7,273 at the 2010 census. In prehistoric days, the area now known as Fort Bragg was home to Native Americans, most of whom belonged to the Pomo tribe, they were hunter gatherers. In 1855, an exploration party from the Bureau of Indian Affairs visited the area looking for a site on which to establish a reservation, it was 25,000 acres, its boundary extended north from what is now Simpson Lane to Abalobadiah Creek and east from the Pacific Ocean to Bald Hill. In the summer of 1857, 1st Lt. Horatio G. Gibson serving at the Presidio of San Francisco, established a military post on the Reservation a mile and a half north of the Noyo River, named it for his former commanding officer Capt. Braxton Bragg, who became a General in the Army of the Confederacy.

Gibson and Company M, 3rd Artillery, left Fort Bragg in January 1859 to be replaced by Company D, 6th Infantry, which stayed for two years and continued to build up the post. In June 1862 Company D, 2nd California Infantry, were ordered to garrison the post and remained until 1864. In October of that year, the Fort Bragg garrison was loaded aboard the steamer "Panama" and completed the evacuation and abandonment of Mendocino County's first military post; the Mendocino Indian Reservation was discontinued in March 1866, the land was opened for settlement three years later. The last remaining building of the Fort Bragg military post is located at 430 North Franklin Street, it may have been surgeon's quarters or hospital. The approximate boundaries of the fort extend from the south side of Laurel, east from the railroad depot to the alley behind Franklin, down the alley to a point 100 feet south of Redwood Avenue, west on Redwood to just beyond the Georgia-Pacific Corporation company offices north to connect with the Laurel Street border at the railroad station.

By 1867, the reservation and military outpost at Fort Bragg were abandoned. By 1869, small lumber mills were being built at the mouth of every creek. Ranches were settled. By 1873, Fort Bragg had an established lumber port at Noyo. In 1869, after the fort was abandoned, the land of the reservation was returned to the public and offered for sale at $1.25 per acre to settlers. In 1885, C. R. Johnson who, with partners Calvin Stewart and James Hunter, had been operating a sawmill in Mill Creek on the Ten Mile River, moved their mill machinery to Fort Bragg to take advantage of the harbor for shipping; the company incorporated in 1885 as the Fort Bragg Redwood Company. In 1891, after merging with the Noyo River Lumber Company, it was renamed the Union Lumber Company; the Fort Bragg Railroad was founded to haul logs to the mill. The first rails were run up Pudding Creek and, in 1887, reached Glen Blair. A San Francisco streetcar was purchased to carry loggers and their families on Sunday excursions to the woods.

Fort Bragg was incorporated in 1889 with C. R. Johnson as its first mayor. Calvin Stewart did the plat maps for the town. Built in Fort Bragg for Horace Weller in 1886, the Weller House is the oldest existing house in the city. Since 1999, this house, converted into a hotel, has welcomed tourists from around the world; the Union Lumber Company was incorporated in 1891 by absorbing some of the smaller lumber companies in the area. Some of the new company lands were in the Noyo River watershed east of town making removal of logs difficult by rail, unless a tunnel was built. Johnson hired experienced Chinese tunnel builders from San Francisco. After completion of the tunnel, most of the Chinese settled in Fort Mendocino. A six-walled Chinese town was built at McPherson. Older residents say that most of the Chinese children moved elsewhere. In 1901 the Union Lumber Company incorporated the National Steamship Company to carry lumber and supplies; the only link to manufactured creature comforts and staples like sugar and coffee were delivered by steamship.

In 1905, the California Western Railroad and Navigation Company was established and plans were pushed to get the rail line all the way to Willits, where train connections to the Northwestern Pacific would link to San Francisco. The 1906 earthquake resulted in a fire that threatened the city. Within the town itself, all brick buildings were damaged. Only two were not destroyed completely. Many frame houses were knocked off their piers; the fire downtown burned the entire block bordered by Franklin, Redwood and McPherson Streets, plus the west side of Franklin. The west Franklin block burned down to one half a block beyond the intersection of Redwood and Franklin. Within 12 months following the earthquake, most downtown reconstruction was completed. Coincidentally, the earthquake brought real prosperity to Fort Bragg as the mills furnished lumber to rebuild San Francisco, the lumber ships returning from San Francisco were ballasted with bricks used for rebuilding Fort Bragg. With the new prosperity, the rail line to Willits was completed and in 1912 the first tourists came to Fort Bragg.

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1916 World Series

In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins four games to one. It was the first World Series meeting between the teams. Casey Stengel shone on offense for the Robins in the 1916 Series, but the Red Sox pitching corps proved too much for the denizens of Flatbush; the Sox's Babe Ruth pitched thirteen shutout innings in Game 2, starting a consecutive scoreless innings streak that would reach 29 in 1918. As with the 1915 Series, the Red Sox played their home games at the larger Braves Field, it paid off as they drew a then-record 43,620 people for the final game. Brooklyn fielded some strong teams under their manager and namesake Wilbert Robinson in the late 1910s; the Robins interchangeably called the Dodgers, would win the pennant again in 1920, but the American League teams were stronger during that interval. It would be 39 years before the Dodgers would win their first World Series title in 1955; the two franchises met again in the postseason for the first time in 102 years in the 2018 World Series, 60 years after the Dodgers relocated to Los Angeles.

The record for most innings played in a World Series game, set by Game 2 in 1916, at 14, was broken by Game 3 in 2018, at 18. Just like their first matchup in the World Series, the Red Sox would go on to defeat the Dodgers in five games to win their ninth World Series championship. AL Boston Red Sox vs. NL Brooklyn Robins Until the ninth, Boston starter Ernie Shore was in control. Holding a comfortable 6–1 lead, a walk, hit batter and bases-loaded walk to Fred Merkle forced the Red Sox to call on Carl Mays from the bullpen to preserve a 6–5 win; the Robins scored in the top of the first on an inside-the-park home run by Hy Myers, the Red Sox tied it in the bottom of the third, Ruth himself knocking in the run with a ground ball. The game remained 1–1 until the bottom of the 14th, when the Red Sox won it on a pinch-hit single by Del Gainer; the 14-inning game set a World Series record for longest game by innings. That mark was equaled in Game 3 of the 2005 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros, again in Game 1 of the 2015 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets, before being broken in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers.

A seventh-inning home run by Larry Gardner chased Brooklyn starter Jack Coombs and brought Boston to within one run. Jeff Pfeffer came through with 2⅔ innings of hitless relief to save the victory for Coombs. Brooklyn's first three batters reached safely off Dutch Leonard in a two-run first inning, but that's all the Dodgers would get. Larry Gardner's second home run in two days was an inside-the-park one to left-center that scored two teammates ahead of him, giving Leonard all he'd need; the final game was over in 43 minutes. Ernie Shore threw a three-hitter. Boston scratched out a run on sacrifice bunt, ground-out and passed ball; the Red Sox added more in the third, thanks to an error and a Chick Shorten RBI single, the fifth when Harry Hooper singled and scored on a Hal Janvrin double. Casey Stengel led off the Dodger ninth with a hit. For the second straight series, Red Sox pitching dominated, this time holding the Robins to a team.200 batting average, contributing to an easy 5-game victory.

1916 World Series: Boston Red Sox over Brooklyn Robins Cohen, Richard M.. The World Series: Complete Play-By-Play of Every Game, 1903–1989. New York: St. Martin's Press. Pp. 61–65. ISBN 0-312-03960-3. Reichler, Joseph; the Baseball Encyclopedia. Macmillan Publishing. P. 2124. ISBN 0-02-579010-2. Park, Do-Hyoung. "Fun facts about only other Red Sox-Dodgers WS". MLB.com. Retrieved October 22, 2018. 1916 World Series at WorldSeries.com 1916 World Series at Baseball Almanac 1916 World Series at Baseball-Reference.com The 1916 Post-Season Games at Retrosheet History of the World Series - 1916 at The SportingNews. Archived from the original on 2008

Allison Crowe

Allison Louise Crowe is a Canadian singer, songwriter and pianist born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, whose home is Corner Brook and Labrador. Crowe began performing professionally in 1996 at the age of fifteen, doing regular sets in coffee-houses and bars of Vancouver Island, her recording debut came in 2001 with the EP Lisa's Song + 6 Songs. Her first full-length albums and Tidings, were released in 2004. Allison Crowe: Live at Wood Hall, a double concert album, was released in July 2005. Of Scottish and Manx descent, Crowe grew up surrounded by jazz, classical music, rock, she discovered additional influences, such as Ani DiFranco, Pearl Jam, Tori Amos, Counting Crows. On Amazon.com's downloads, she has been in the top three on the Rock Singer-Songwriters, Blues, Jazz and British & Celtic Folk charts. She accompanies herself on the piano, on which she has been classically trained, she is a solo performer, though she has been part of bands as well, notably in a trio format as the Allison Crowe Band.

Crowe performs her own songs, which she has been quoted as saying vary among rock and folk. Crowe is acclaimed for her interpretations of songs by a wide variety of composers, from Jerome Kern to Pearl Jam, including Lennon–McCartney and fellow Canadians Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, her version of Cohen's "Hallelujah" was named Record of the Week by Record of the Day in August 2004 and November 2005. In October 2006, Crowe released This Little Bird, which she began recording in February 2006 in her new home of Corner Brook; the album was completed some 4600 kilometers west, on Vancouver Island, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Following a string of successful concert performances in Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, she returned home to Canada and during the Summer of 2009 selected songs for a new album to be titled Spiral; some of this collection comprises never-heard songs from Aquarius Rising, along with new originals and cover songs. The resulting album Spiral was released March 17, 2010.

In July 2011 Crowe released a double-A-side single, featuring two songs: "Arthur", a piano original, "Up to the Mountain", a guitar version of the Patty Griffin song. In December 2011, a holiday season concert in Vancouver was recorded before an audience that included cast and crew of the movie, Man of Steel. Following a concert tour with dates in Belgium and Italy, on November 25, 2012 she released a live album, Tidings Concert, documenting an entire Tidings show in Vancouver. Newfoundland Vinyl, a collection of songs from, or made popular in, Newfoundland and Labrador was released as a vinyl LP and in digital formats by Rubenesque Records on June 25, 2013; the album's songs were selected by Crowe from the stage show of the same name presented by Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador at the Gros Morne Theatre Festival. Crowe released an album of new songs titled Heavy Graces on October 15, 2013. Songbook, a 22-track, career-spanning collection, was released globally on March 17, 2014. During September 2014 she released a series of music-movie mashups collectively titled 16 Songs.

Souling, an album of traditional carols performed a cappella was released on November 2, 2014. On December 2, 2014, Crowe's Newfoundland Vinyl II album was released; as with the first volume of this title, curated from a theatre production for which the artist serves as Musical Director, this collection features songs created in Newfoundland and Labrador along with several folk songs that have traveled to Atlantic Canada from overseas. Sylvan Hour was released on May 5, 2015; this album comprises songs recorded, solo, by Allison Crowe in a log-home located on Salt Spring Island, Canada. The thirteen tracks mix guitar with vocals. In late 2015 she released a pair of albums: Newfoundland Vinyl 3 and Souling - the latter being an expanded version of her 2014 album Souling. A band recording project completed in Winter 2015 was slated for release in 2016 as a double-CD set Introducing / Heirs & Grievances; this double-album was released digitally worldwide on March 22 and in physical, CD, format on May 22, 2016.

A live concert of Allison Crowe's quintet recorded at the LSPU Hall in St. John's, NL has been released as a pair of albums, Welcome to Us Acts 1 and 2. Crowe has toured in the northeastern United States as a headliner. Crowe's touring band, her first since 2003, comprised Billie Woods on guitar, Dave Baird on bass, Laurent Boucher on percussion; this quartet toured Atlantic coasts, as well as continental Europe. In late 2005 she performed for the first time in western Europe, with concerts in Dublin, Munich, Frankfurt and Paris. In the spring of 2006, she toured coast-to-coast in her homeland, covering most of the distance by train on the Rock'n' Rail Revue. Following the release of This Little Bird, she visited England and Scotland on a concert tour. In 2007 her touring included a series of concerts across North America and a return to Europe where she performed at the John Lennon Northern Lights Festival in Durness, Scotland, on a bill with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, the Queen's Master of Music, Carol Ann Duffy, Britain's Poet Laureate.

The event was crowned the "UK's Best New Festiva

Reasi district

Reasi district is a district of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The Reasi district is bordered by Udhampur district and Ramban district in the east, Jammu district in the south, Rajouri district in the west and by Kulgam district on the north; the Reasi and Rajouri tehsiles formed a joint district called the "Reasi district" at the time of princely state's accession to India in 1947. As part of the reorganisation, the two tehsils were separated and Reasi was merged with the Udhampur district, it again became a separate district in 2006. Reasi is one of the oldest towns of the Kashmir State, it was the seat of the erstwhile Bhimgarh State, said to have been established by Raja Bhim Dev sometime in the 8th century. It remained an independent principality till 1822, when Raja Gulab Singh the Raja of Jammu hill region, under the Sikh empire, consolidated the small states. Reasi is located at a distance of 64 km from Jammu and is bounded by Tehsil Gool-Gulabgarh in the north, Tehsil Sunderbani and Kalakote of District Rajouri in the west, Tehsil Udhampur in the east, Tehsils Jammu and Akhnoor of District Jammu on the south.

Climatically a major part of this Sub-Division falls in sub-tropical zone and the rest in temperate zone. Summers are warm and winters cold with snowfall on the high ridges. One of the most beautiful thing about Reasi is that in summers, the temperature of Reasi will be less than most of the districts in Jammu and in winters, its temperature will be higher than other districts in Jammu. So this makes Reasi favourable for all kinds of people visiting there. Major Hindu pilgrimage sites like Vaishno Devi, Shiv Khori, Baba Dhansar and Siyad Baba Waterfall are located in this district. Due to this Reasi district sees a great in-rush of people from all over across the country in summer. Being far away from Jammu–Udhampur–Srinagar Highway 1-A and somewhat inaccessible due to the hilly area, economic progress in the hilly region of Reasi has been rather slow. With the commissioning of Salal Hydroelectric Project at Dhyangarh near Reasi, the economic activity of the area has picked up considerably. Construction work of this project was started in 1970 by the National Hydro-Electric Power Corporation and the project was commissioned in 1987 when the first stage of 345 Megawatt power station was completed and balance/second stage of the project with 345 MW was commissioned in 1995 making the total generation to 690 MW.

Power from this project flows to the Northern Grid from where it is distributed to the states of J&K, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh. The Jammu–Srinagar–Baramulla Railway line, under construction passes through Reasi district; the Railway line up to Katra was inaugurated on 4 July 2014, by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station. From Katra the Railway line traverses to Reasi-Banihal area with stations at Reasi, Salal A–Salal B, Barala, Sangaldan and Laole; the 1315 meters long railway bridge under construction over river Chenab near Salal with a height of 383.10 meters from the river surface and shall be the highest bridge in the world. This railway line will bring Reasi on the rail map of the country and accelerate development and prosperity in the area. According to the 2011 census Reasi district has a population of 314,667 equal to the nation of The Bahamas; this gives it a ranking of 570th in India. The district has a population density of 184 inhabitants per square kilometre.

Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 27.06%. Reasi has a sex ratio of 891 females for every 1000 males, a literacy rate of 59.42%. Reasi has a population, a blend of equal percentage of Muslims and Hindus and has set an example for tolerant and peaceful religious co-existence. Reasi's population stands at 314,667 constituting 48.90 % of Hindus. The main languages spoken in Reasi are Urdu, Punjabi and Gojri. An historical fort named as Bhimgarh Fort, but also known as ‘Reasi Fort’ is located in the town of Reasi on a hillock 150 meters high; as per local lore the fort was made of clay which on was reconstructed with stone masonry and was used by the royal family for taking shelter during emergencies. Presently the fort is in the charge of the Department of Archaeology, J&K Government since 1989. Today the fort stands out as one of the important landmarks in the town. During the time this was damaged several times due to natural violence. From time to the government understanding the importance of this fort has tried its best to reconstruct it.

It's due to this fact that this fort is still standing in Reasi and it adds shine to the Reasi city. After the accession of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir to India in 1947, the Rajouri and Reasi tehsils of the former "Reasi district" were separated. Rajouri was merged with the Indian-administered Poonch district and Reasi was merged with the Udhampur district; the people of this hilly area have long agitated for the restoration of the district status for Reasi. The Wazir Commission report, among other recommendations, proposed that it be upgraded to a district. Rishi Kumar Koushal, a prominent leader of the erstwhile Jan Sangh, now Bharatiya Janata Party, led the agitation to restore the district status in the late nineties. Reasi has been upgraded to District level in the year 2007 due to the constant efforts made by the people. Reasi is one of the Eight, newly created Districts in the State, which came in to existence from Ist of April 2007, it is predominantly a hill District, which enjoys variable climatic conditions, ranging from sub-tropical to the semi te

Maurice Richard Josey

Maurice Richard Josey was an English mosaic artist. Josey was born at 1 Langton Cottages, Melbourne Square, London in 1870, son of the renowned mezzotint engraver Richard Josey and Elizabeth Croxon; the third of fourteen children, Josey was lived in Shepherd's Bush, London. As a youth, he played football for St Jude's Institute, which merged to become Queens Park Rangers FC, he grew up in an artistic atmosphere, his father Richard, an engraver, took commissions from various artists of the day and many paintings came into the Josey household including Whistler's Mother when he was 8. By the age of 11, along with his brothers John and Thomas, was a student of fine art, he and Tom worked under their father as mezzotint engravers, though Maurice became a capable artist in water colours and oils it was through the medium of mosaic that he made his name and career. In 1893 Josey married Emily Jane Hatton, daughter of John Joseph Hatton, coal merchant, boat builder and former Worshipful Master of Berkhamsted.

The Joseys had 5 daughters. His most notable work was the mosaics at The Church of the Sacred Heart and St Catherine of Alexandria in Droitwich, Worcestershire; the designs, conceived by the artist Gabriel Pippet, were begun in 1921 and executed by Josey, taking 12 years to complete. Eight and a half tons of quarter-inch glass was imported from Venice for the purpose. Josey was assisted in the task by a boy, Fred Oates, who grew to manhood during the completion of the mosaics. Josey studied the Roman style mosaics at Ravenna in Italy prior to undertaking the Droitwich commission; the mosaics are remarkable in that they cover the entirety of the church. Berrow's Worcester Journal featured an article on the as yet incomplete mosaics in a 1930 supplement, stating that the church would become the only one in the world with an interior decorated in this manner. Josey was buried in London. After his death, a further commission was undertaken to decorate a small side chapel at Droitwich by Thomas Algernon Josey, Maurice's younger brother.

Josey's mosaic work can be seen in both Westminster Cathedral and at St. Paul's Cathedral, where he completed the faces in the mosaics, working under Sir William Richmond R. A. Josey did mosaics at Billingham, at the Fitzrovia Chapel, the old Middlesex Hospital Chapel and Baptistry and at a churches in Smethwick and Birmingham and in a convent near Saltash, Cornwall; the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Catherine of Alexandria Mosaics, Droitwich Ravenna Influence in England World's window on church's treasures