Saturday, December 03, 2011
Drawings by Michael Freed, James Logan Art teacher
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By Tierra Negra, Courier Special Correspondent
We must look back in history and beyond the country’s borders in order to understand immigration phenomena but it is not necessary to go all the way to the first waves of H. sapiens leaving Africa (roughly a little more than 100, 000 years ago) since causes remain the same: a need to find better living conditions and opportunities to thrive and survive.
Climate changes and, using the resources locally were the main reasons to migrate in the early days of our history when we were still nomads. Later on, as we became sedentary these motifs were replaced by military, ideological and religious persecutions.
Ellen was a "pragmatic" feminist, as well as a founding "ecofeminist" who believed that women's work within the home was a vital aspect of the economy.
Read Good luncheons for rural schools without a kitchen, by Ellen Swallow Richards, free from the Internet Archive.