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TWO STORMS THAT CHANGED THE LIFE OF CHARLES FLETCHER LUMMIS

  Two major storms in different parts of the United States changed the mindset of Writer and Activist for Native Americans Charles Fletcher Lummis. The First Storm On February 4, 1884, a heavy rain began to fall on Chillicothe, Ohio, where Charles Fletcher Lummis lived and worked as an editor of the weekly newspaper, the Chillicothe Leader.  Continue Reading »

COPING WITH THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

I visited a special plant nursery last week to help me cope with California’s serious drought. It’s a nursery that specializes in California native plants – flora that survive in the arid Southern California climate of very little rain.   As I walked through the various plant displays at the Theodore Payne Foundation, I kept  Continue Reading »