Why Thanksgiving is a National Day of Mourning for Native Americans

November 23, 2016 at 3:37 pm




The first Thanksgiving marks the beginning of Native Americans’ ongoing genocide, and this Thanksgiving could mark the end for the Lakota tribe, if we don’t stop the pipeline!

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As we prepare for our warm turkey dinners today, Native Americans are being blasted with water cannons in freezing cold temperatures in North Dakota.

In recent months they’ve also been pepper sprayed, tear gassed, attacked by dogs, shot with rubber bullets, hit with concussion grenades, followed by drones, thrown in jail and locked in dog kennels – all for peacefully protesting corporate theft of their land and water.

Free Food: How to Harvest Wild Pine Nuts (Video)

November 21, 2016 at 10:47 pm

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Most the pine nuts you buy in the store come from China, are pasteurized and cost a small fortune. Don’t you wish you could pick your own and eat them fresh for free?


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$2 an ounce! That’s $32 a pound!

You can! Anywhere there are pine trees there are pine nuts, although there are only about 20 species of pine that produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting. In North America, these are mostly in the Southwest and along the Pacific Ocean.

The Healing Powers of Salt Lamps

November 21, 2016 at 7:02 pm




Himalayan salt crystal lamps are not only beautiful – consumers report they are responsible for a long list of surprising health benefits including:

Adidas Makes Shoes Out of Plastic From the Ocean

November 19, 2016 at 4:57 am

Adidas is helping clean up the ocean by fishing out plastic bottles and using them to make shoes




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With estimates that there will be more plastic in the sea than fish, pound for pound, by 2050, the more that can be done to reduce it, the better.

Vegan Group Threatens Primitive Skills Teacher Over “Humane Slaughter” Class

November 16, 2016 at 10:22 pm




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Natalie Bogwalker, founder of Wild Abundance primitive skills school

Rather than focus on horrors and atrocities at factory farms, a national animal rights group is targeting the female owner of a small primitive-skills school in the Appalachian mountains for an upcoming course on the humane slaughter and butchery of animals.

Co-sleeping Contributes to Optimal Brain Development

November 14, 2016 at 7:51 pm

Pediatrician recommends babies sleep with their mothers at least three years for optimal brain development; says babies who sleep in cribs have smaller brains and insecure attachment





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Like all mammals, humans have been sleeping with their babies for millions of years. Babies have an innate desire to stay in constant contact with their caregivers for survival.

A 5-Year-Old’s Reaction To Factory Farming

November 12, 2016 at 8:27 pm

Having a formerly vegan, health fanatic for a mother, my daughter’s meat, dairy and eggs have come almost entirely from local, humanely-raised, grass-fed or pasture-based animals, with one exception…

She loves a local ice cream shop called The Hop. When we first moved to Asheville, North Carolina – a progressive “foodie” town – we took her to a trendy ice cream shop a few blocks from our house. Because the ice cream was advertised as “local,” we wishfully hoped it came from a small, humane dairy. But after searching on The Hop’s website, we couldn’t find the name of the farm or farms that provided their milk.